Mgr, Software Engineering

Information Technology San Francisco, California


The Engineering Manager will work closely with producers, designers, and other engineers to deliver rapid game development and robust live operations.  The successful candidate will have strong technical fundamentals, understand how to develop and run complex back end services, and have a passion for delivering delightful experiences to our players.  


  • Code design, task estimation, implementation, and debugging of backend services.
  • Develop fun and exciting social/online features in our award-winning portfolio of games.
  • Ensures that our games are optimized for all supported hardware and platforms.
  • Optimizes the performance and reliability of our games.
  • Contribute to advanced tech development and prototyping.
  • Effectively and frequently communicates with team members to ensure rapid iteration and highly efficient development.  


  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.  
  • At least four years professional experience on mobile game development with a backend component.
  • At least four years professional C++ programming experience.
  • At least two years of experience developing REST web services.
  • At least two years of professional programming experience using web technologies such as Ruby on rails, Jruby, and Python.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with Postgres or MySQL databases.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of how to write optimized, maintainable, high quality code that supports a wide variety of hardware and platforms.
  • Experience working on a team that delivered a product(s) from inception to market.
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science.
  • Experience with social and connected features.
  • Experience with iOS development and Objective-C.
  • Experience developing Android games in Java and C++.  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.