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Software Engineer - Developer Tools


Bethesda Softworks



United States

Programming and Development





Permanent | Full Time


Software Engineer - Developer Tools
Bethesda Softworks @ Rockville, MD, US

The team is seeking a talented software engineer to contribute to the Bethesda Softworks Digital Publishing Platform. This role focuses on the development of tools and studio-facing web applications that enable our game developers to better interact with technologies.

Our web technology stack primarily uses React which communicates with a RESTful services tier and requires a high level of competency with JavaScript. We also heavily leverage containerization and AWS to deploy and run our systems.

As a software engineer, you will work with other engineers and your tech lead to design and implement features that are high quality and delivered on time. In addition, all engineers are expected to participate in architecture discussions, live support, and the continuous improvement processes of the entire platform.

  • 4+ years web application design and development with at least 2 years JavaScript experience
  • 2+ years developing front-end web applications using technologies like: React, AngularJS, Vue, Redux, Rollup, Webpack, Koa, Express, Ava, Jest, Flow, TypeScript, etc.
  • Experience with cross-browser development using HTML5, CSS, JSON
  • Experience with API methodologies: REST, GraphQL, Protocol Buffers
  • Experience with version control systems (GitHub preferred)
  • Pragmatic approach to providing engineering solutions that solve business needs
  • Desire to learn new languages and technology
  • Write clean, maintainable code that is scalable, reliable, and secure
  • Support AWS-hosted systems in a 24x7 environment when needed
  • Actively provide code review and feedback for other engineers
  • Collaborate with other teams (e.g., Ops, Security, QA, NOC) to deliver high quality systems
  • Ensure consistency with security policy standards and best practices
  • Understand and define infrastructure as code to support developed systems
  • Stay on top of cutting-edge JavaScript technologies and development skills
  • Learn new technologies and programming languages as needed
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with AWS and containerization (Docker, Kubernetes) is strongly desired
  • Experience with JavaScript debugging, cross-browser development
  • Exposure to responsive design, grids, AJAX, Node.js
  • Exposure to unit testing tools and continuous deploy systems
  • Game development experience is not required, but an understanding of games is needed

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