Senior Software Engineer

Employer
WB Games New York
Location
Troy, NY
Posted
Sep 02, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

Warner Bros. Games Inc. seeks Senior Software Engineers for the WB Games New York Studio. As a Software Engineer at WB Games New York (a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), you will be working primarily on our online game services platform called "Hydra Studio", in addition to some other internal technologies. You will be responsible for creating complex data processing and presentation tools that integrate tightly with some of the largest franchises in the games industry. You will work as part of a highly talented team of producers, engineers, and business specialists to expand our systems and add value to WB Games' catalogue of products.

We are looking for candidates with the ability to quickly learn new platforms. We use many different technologies within Hydra, and while we don't expect you to know them all coming in, we need a candidate who can quickly learn and be proficient with them!

Job Duties:
  • Design, implement, and support services that powers in-game online services
  • Collaborate with others engineers to improve supportability, stability, and robustness of custom server software and infrastructure
  • Write and review code, develop documentation, and debug problems, live, on very complex systems
  • Together with the rest of the engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents
  • Iterate and develop tests suites to maintain the high quality standards of our code
  • Be a leader within our organization, and provide guidance to less experienced engineers.

Job Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years professional software development experience, with demonstrated proficiency with Python, or some other general purpose programming language
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience working on, and using, a cloud-based platform/API
  • Must be comfortable working in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Experience with databases (NoSQL experience is a plus, since we primarily use MongoDB, RedisDB, and ElasticSearch)
  • Experience with automation/configuration management (we use SaltStack and AWS Cloud Formation)
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, startup-like environment
  • Interest in working on-site at our office in Troy, NY

Perks and advantages
  • Competitive salaries
  • Benefits: medical, dental, and vision programs for you and your dependents
  • Company-matching 401(k) retirement program
  • Free games, discounts, and other employee benefits offered by Warner Bros.
  • An open and collaborative work space
  • We value a good work-life balance
  • The code and systems you work on will be in production and used by millions of gamers all around the world, within some of the most popular IP in the video game industry.

Technologies we use

We are looking for candidates with the ability to quickly learn new platforms. We use many different technologies within Hydra, and while we don't expect you to know them all coming in, we need a candidate who can quickly learn and be proficient with them!
  • Languages: Python, C++, Ruby, C#, Java, JavaScript
  • OS: Linux, Windows, OS X
  • Databases: MongoDB, Redis
  • Frameworks: Rails, Node.js, Flask
  • Misc: SaltStack, Git, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, Munin, Sensu, Sentry

Company Description
WB Games New York works with some of the top talent in the game industry to build online competitive and social features for video games. Our highly experienced team of engineers utilize cutting-edge technology to build game services that are robust and scalable enough to support world-class developers such as NetherRealm Studios, Rocksteady, Monolith Productions, WB Montral, and more!


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