Principal Software Engineer (Full Stack)

Engineering Victory Centre, Singapore


Position at SteelSeries



Principal Software Engineer (Full Stack)


Gaming? Check. Esports? Check. Hardware? Check. Software? Check. We could go on and on.  The point is we've been helping gamers get better since 2001.  In fact, Esports pros have won more money using SteelSeries products than any other brand and we're just getting started. Esports and Gaming are multi-billion-dollar industries, and we're going to continue supporting them through innovative gear and software gamers need and love.  We believe in being true to the gaming community, which means being true to ourselves. We create products that help the best of the best be better, and products that help the not-so-good feel not-so-bad.  Most of us are gamers, but you don't have to be, we promise!  Just don't be surprised if you become one within a few weeks of starting! 


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We are looking for people that believe in collective code ownership, that a story isn’t done until there are tests written, and are open to mentoring and being mentored. We have multiple product teams and software services in development with interesting tech problems to solve. If the opportunity to stretch yourself and learn new skills, to have collaborative, constructive conversations with other engineers, designers, and product managers about how to better our code and products and the belief that all code is unit testable sounds good then this might be the place for you.


This role is in our Software and Services group working on building amazing software products and services for gamers. Check out our new platform that you will help build:



As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be responsible for taking our gaming software platform, SteelSeries GG ( to the next level. An ideal candidate is a data-minded full stack engineer that has experience architecting and deploying web infrastructure, has experience developing web and/or desktop applications, and has a serious passion for technology, product development, and gaming.



  • 9+ years of experience in full stack software engineering
  • Experience designing and building web front end with Javascript, Knockout and ReactJS.
  • Experience building web user interfaces with CSS.
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases.
  • Experience standing up and scaling web infrastructure on AWS or Azure.
  • Experience designing and building distributed systems.
  • Good understanding of developing web backend with REST API.
  • Experience and efficient in using GIT, good understanding in GitHub preferred.
  • Experience in GO/GoLisp/Scheme programming language is a plus.
  • A desire to mentor and elevate fellow engineers
  • Eagerness to continuously learn and excel in the craft of software engineering



  • Come up to speed with our tech stack. Our front end is built with the React framework, and our back end is predominantly written in Go with some platform-specific C++.
  • Ship a new feature for SteelSeries GG



  • Begin to scale our GG platform to support a community of millions of gamers
  • Continue to innovate and add features to SteelSeries GG
  • Play with and give feedback on unannounced hardware products coming out next year



  • Act as a true full stack engineer by architecting and developing software features for both the back end and front end of SteelSeries Engine
  • Proactively refactor code to achieve a perpetually clean design that has adequate test coverage
  • Evaluate new programming languages, frameworks, and tools and propose when they should be integrated and/or migrated to
  • Work across software teams to educate others on best practices for code, test, and documentation quality



We offer competitive pay, great benefits, and an awesome workplace with people who love gaming and technology.