Senior Software Engineer - Player Platform, Player Identity Experiences

Riot Games
December 08, 2023
Offerd Salary:$150,200
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Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in multiple broader domains. As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll also dive into projects that focus on team cohesiveness and cross-team goals. You'll lead without authority and provide other engineers with a clear illustration of extraordinary engineering.

As a Senior Software Engineer in the Player Platform, Player Identity Experiences team, you'll help us build amazing web experiences across several products including Accounts and Identity, Personalized Content and Web Stores, to name a few. Your expertise building first class web apps that leverage distributed systems will enhance all these products and more. Your work will help drive a cohesive multi-platform experience that powers all games at Riot. You will report to the Engineering Manager of the Player Identity Experiences team.


  • Build immersive and functional web experiences for millions of players worldwide.
  • Partner with product, user experience, and visual design to create best- in-class features that increase players' engagement within Riot's ecosystem.
  • Provide high-quality software by writing unit, functional, and integration tests. Ensure the team is adhering to engineering excellence standards.
  • Invest in team's complete ownership of our products by participating in on-call rotation
  • Be a champion for PIX engineering for Player Platform and Riot-wide engineering efforts
  • Be a champion for the player experience!
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience in a software engineering role (i.e. software, systems, architecture)
  • Expertise in JavaScript, Typescript, CSS, HTML, and front-end languages.
  • Experience with: microservices architecture, client/service application architecture, web application design and architecture, web services development, API/SDK architecture and development
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with modular web architecture with tools like netlify
  • Experience with server side rendering and hybrid rendering approaches with frameworks like Next.js and Gatsby
  • For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!

    Our Perks:

    We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

  • (Los Angeles Only) Base salary range between $150,200.00 - $211,100.00 USD + incentive compensation + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.
  • It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

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