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Principal/Senior Software Engineer, Mobile - Analytics

Engineering Toronto, Canada


Position at Zynga

The Analytics Engineering team is responsible for all things data at Zynga. We own the full game and player data pipeline - from ingestion to storage to driving insights and analytics. We are part of the Central Technology group at Zynga, providing products and services that are foundational for building games across mobile and emerging platform.

We are looking for a strong Mobile Engineer to lead efforts around our Analytics mobile SDKs. Someone who can bring technical leadership in helping architect and build our next generation of multi-platform SDKs that Zynga games will use.

Our mission is to be a ‘Lean Mean Tech Organization’, enabling game teams to develop and launch amazing games. We are a 120+ organization servicing 1500 others across 13 global locations.

Your responsibilities will include:

Architect, build, and maintain mobile SDKs (iOS, Android, and Unity) used by all Zynga games, including Words With Friends, Zynga Poker, CSR2, Dawn of Titans and more!

Be a technical leader for the team, helping drive and embrace best practices for mobile SDK development.

Take a hands-on approach in the development of prototypes, independently and with others, to establish design decisions and/or technical feasibility

Work with Product Management to translate business requirements into technical requirements

Enthusiastically recommend improvements and new approaches to address systemic issues and technical debt

Maintain an understanding of end-to-end system interactions and architecture in order to assess implications and dependencies associated with design decisions

Collaborate with technical teams on new and emerging technologies, determining how they will integrate into current and evolving infrastructure

Follow engineering standard methodologies towards ensuring performance, reliability, and measurability at massive scale

Work collaboratively with teammates, mentor junior engineers, contributing to a creative environment of technical excellence

Review detailed designs from others, aligning with the team and Zynga-wide technical vision

Provide production and integration support for products running in all games

You will be a perfect fit if you have

BS, MS in Computer Science, or related technical discipline (or equivalent)

You are proficient in data structures, algorithms and software design

5+ years of proven experience with mobile software languages such as Objective C, Java, C++, C#

5+ years of experience with a combination of mobile software frameworks such as Unity, React Native, iOS SDK, Xcode, Android SDK

You have experience working with networking protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, TCP/IP

Experience working with storing and transporting formats such as JSON, Protobufs

Experience with mobile architectures, development and deployment of apps in the iTunes store and Google Play store

Working knowledge of mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and new technologies

Experience with measuring and optimizing mobile client performance

Experience in object oriented design of applications or systems

Proven ability to deliver work on time with attention to quality

Excellent written and spoken communication skills and ability to work effectively with others in a team environment

Experience with server-side technologies in Java/C++/Go/PHP or REST APIs is preferred

Experience with cloud environments like Amazon’s AWS is a plus

Experience in building/maintaining a data analytics mobile SDK is a significant plus

What we offer you:

Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s, RRSP Match

Extended Health coverage as well as life Insurance

Goodlife fitness annual membership

Commuter benefits, daily lunches, snacks & drinks

Vacation: Open vacation policy

Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave

Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events

Casual dress every single day

A culture of diversity and inclusion

Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players!

Zynga is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of our broad community; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome candidates, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds. Join us!

Zynga will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Zynga is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need accommodation during the interview process, please let us know.