Senior Software Engineer - Esports

Posted 11 Oct 2018

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA United States


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In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends and over 100 million people now play the game every month. Whether you're in Rio, Seoul or Moscow, you can find an excited and engaged community of League players. Delivering content to a global audience of millions of players whilst also building new games affords Riot's Engineering discipline with a mountain of exciting and technically complex challenges. That's where you come in.


Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll also dive into projects that focus on team cohesiveness and cross-team objectives. You’ll lead without authority and provide other engineers with a clear illustration of extraordinary engineering.


As an engineer on our Esports Digital Team you will be developing awesome new products that increase fan engagement on a global scale. We are looking for a product-focused engineer who can work across our esports platform including backend services and player-facing experiences. Recently we've released our Watch Rewards product that allows players to earn unique in-game League content through watching our 2018 World Championship matches. You can help us build the next extraordinary experiences for our pros, players, and fans.



  • Java, Golang, Javascript

  • 7+ years of engineering experience

  • Demonstrated leadership and mentorship on engineering teams

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Shipped and supported a live product

  • Understands the difficulties and trade-offs when building large-scale systems. Has worked on a high volume system.


It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends and over 100 million people now play the game every month. Whether you're in Rio, Seoul or Moscow, you can find an excited and engaged community of League players. Delivering content to a global audience of millions of players whilst also building new games affords Riot's Engineering discipline with a mountain of exciting and technically complex challenges. That's where you come in.


Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll also dive into projects that focus on team cohesiveness and cross-team objectives. You’ll lead without authority and provide other engineers with a clear illustration of extraordinary engineering.


As an engineer on our Esports Digital Team you will be developing awesome new products that increase fan engagement on a global scale. We are looking for a product-focused engineer who can work across our esports platform including backend services and player-facing experiences. Recently we've released our Watch Rewards product that allows players to earn unique in-game League content through watching our 2018 World Championship matches. You can help us build the next extraordinary experiences for our pros, players, and fans.



  • Java, Golang, Javascript

  • 7+ years of engineering experience

  • Demonstrated leadership and mentorship on engineering teams

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Shipped and supported a live product

  • Understands the difficulties and trade-offs when building large-scale systems. Has worked on a high volume system.


It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

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