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Senior Software Engineer


Riot Games


Dublin, Ireland





Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


As a Software Engineer on the League of Legends Monetisation team, you'll report to the team's Engineering Manager. You will own and develop core player-facing front-ends that provide engaging store, loot, and events experiences for League of Legends. You will work across technology stacks to achieve reliable and performant player experiences. You will exercise your skills to work in a diverse group, being a trusted technology partner to product owners.


  • Develop and test player content experiences in the League of Legends client
  • Contribute to architecture requirements and design
  • Design and enhance League microservices
  • Write unit and integration tests
  • Code reviews
  • Participate in the team's on-call rotation
  • Enhance build and deployment tooling
  • Improve product visibility through telemetry and analytics

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Expert knowledge of EmberJS or other web frameworks (ReactJS, AngularJS)
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and modern JS
  • Experience developing software using Object Oriented languages such as Java or C++
  • Experience in test automation, operational best practices, implementing automated builds, software packaging, automated deployments, logging, monitoring, and automated alerting

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience building applications using the Chromium Embedded Framework
  • Experience building RESTful microservices in Java
  • Experience working with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience developing fault tolerant, distributed systems including analysis, design and work breakdown
  • Experience working with Product Owners / Development Managers / Designers
  • Experience working with game development
  • Experience working across multiple teams
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on our players, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position.

Our Perks
  • Open paid time off
  • Retirement benefits with company matching
  • Medical and dental plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children
  • Life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • Family Bonding leave
  • Commuting allowance
  • Flexible benefits allowance
  • Free lunch, snacks and fruit in the office
  • We will double down on your donations of time and money to nonprofits

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code . Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming .

Let's Thrive Together

Because together we are better

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and members of Riot Games. We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we're excited to hear from you. Don't be discouraged if you feel you don't fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there's always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you! Don't forget to include a resume. We receive many applications, but we'll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you Dare to Dream and Execute with Excellence.

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