Senior Software Engineer

Job typeEngineering, Game Development/Publishing
BusinessWB Games
LocationUnited States - Troy, New York
TypeFull Time
Posted DateJun. 07, 2021
The Job

WB Games Inc., seeks a Senior Software Engineer for the WB Games NY Studio. As a Senior Software Engineer at WB Games NY, you will be working primarily on our online game services platform called “Hydra Studio”, in addition to some other internal technologies. You will be responsible for creating complex data processing and presentation tools that integrate tightly with some of the largest franchises in the games industry. You will work as part of a highly talented team of producers, engineers, and business specialists to expand our systems and add value to WB Games’ catalogue of products.

We are looking for candidates with 5+ years of experience as a software engineer and the ability to quickly learn new platforms. We use many different technologies within Hydra, and while we don’t expect you to know them all coming in, we need a candidate who can quickly learn and be proficient with them!

WB Games New York works with some of the top talent in the game industry to build online competitive and social features for video games. Our highly experienced team of engineers utilize cutting-edge technology to build game services that are robust and scalable enough to support world-class developers such as NetherRealm Studios, Rocksteady, Monolith Productions, WB Montréal, and more!

The Daily
  • Design, implement, and support services that powers in-game online services
  • Collaborate with others engineers to improve supportability, stability, and robustness of custom server software and infrastructure
  • Lead design initiatives for new features from clients and internal technical debt
  • Write and review code, develop documentation, and debug problems, live, on very complex systems
  • Together with the rest of the engineering team, you will share an on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for service incidents
  • Iterate and develop tests suites to maintain the high quality standards of our code
The Essentials
  • 5-7 years of experiencing professionally delivering online technology and backend services
  • Must be comfortable working in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Able to read and write software in Python or some other general purpose programming language
  • Strong experience with databases (NoSQL experience is a plus, since we primarily use MongoDB, RedisDB, and ElasticSearch)
  • Experience using and creating APIs
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced, startup-like environment
Perks and advantages
  • Competitive salaries
  • Benefits: medical, dental, and vision programs for you and your dependents
  • Company-matching 401(k) retirement program
  • Free games, discounts, and other employee benefits offered by Warner Bros.
  • An open and collaborative work space
  • We value a good work-life balance
  • The code and systems you work on will be in production and used by millions of gamers all around the world, within some of the most popular IP in the video game industry

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.