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Senior Software Engineer – Slots

Engineering Toronto, Canada


Position at Zynga

Zynga seeks a Senior Software Engineer to develop architecture and systems to support great user experiences in our games.  As a senior engineer you will be taking the lead in designing, implementing, and supporting new systems that drive our games forward to deliver industry leading game play.  You will mentor other developers to help elevate the entire team’s capabilities and skills.  You will work with team leads to develop timelines and plans to orchestrate complicated features and challenging deliverables.

Role/Responsibilities:


Define, architect, & develop core engine components primarily in Unity C#
Develop, innovate & integrate new technologies and tools (working with content teams)
Create and work with data objects in relational and non relational storage models and APIs
Optimize code & memory for high performance and low latency
Scope out tasks and systems, looking for future improvements
Help mentor other specialists in core language and technology struggles.
You will be addressing critical issues on some of our biggest game titles. You must be able to write coherent, organized code and be able to work on a complicated code-base with high levels of abstraction.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience
6 years of software development experience
3 years of Unity experience
Expert knowledge in C#
Strong Object Oriented design and architecture skills
Strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills (verbal and written).

Pluses:
Good understanding of PHP, or a similar server side programming languages
Experience with database optimization: SQL, NoSQL, and data caching technologies/in-memory databases such as MemCached and Redis.
Git Experience
Experience with Facebook SDKS
Experience with Amazon AWS & Related technologies