Software Engineer II - Game Tech Group, Anti-Cheat

Riot Games
June 04, 2023
Offerd Salary:$150,200
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Riot Anti-Cheat Engineers are versatile and passionate about their craft. We understand the player impact of cheating in games and are focused on setting the highest bar for the integrity of multiplayer games. We relish the opportunity to work with new tech stacks and bring security to all of Riot's games; each with its own security risk profile and complex challenges. At the most fundamental level, our goal is to promote the best player experience by protecting the legitimacy of their favorite games.

As a Senior Software Engineer on Anti-Cheat's Platform services, you will work with both game teams and anti-cheat experts to develop the next generation of defense for Riot's competitive titles. Taking a hands-on approach to countering cheats by applying an expertise building scalable platform services that enable cheat detection and response around the clock. Keeping one step ahead of emergent techniques while focusing on upholding the best player experience. You will report to the Security Engineering Manager for Anti-Cheat within InfoSec.

  • Design, develop, and maintain the backend services and microservices that power our software applications
  • Collaborate with product managers, software architects, and other engineers to understand the requirements and design of our software solutions
  • Develop and maintain high-quality, scalable, and reliable software code using programming languages such as Java, Python, or Go
  • Build and maintain continuous integration and delivery pipelines for our backend services and microservices
  • Ensure the security, availability, and performance of our software solutions
  • Provide technical leadership to other engineers on the team
  • Mentor and coach junior engineers to help them grow their skills and expertise
  • Required Qualifications:
  • 4+ years experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • Strong proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, or Go
  • Experience with distributed systems, cloud technologies, and containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies and practices
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience designing and scaling backend services for a high volume of users
  • Experience maintaining and debugging live services through issues/outages
  • Familiarity with game environments, cheaters, and their motivations
  • 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:

    Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

  • (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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