Senior Software Engineer - San Diego, California United States - 22225


Job #: 22225
Title: Senior Software Engineer
Job Location: San Diego, California - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $140,000.00 - $150,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Our client is recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, with a commitment to delivering superior gaming experiences. Their business division has locations in San Diego, San Francisco, London, and Tokyo. Everyone is committed to delivering an industry-leading, enhanced gaming experience built on imagination, creativity, and the team’s profound passion for gaming. Be a part of a company that thrives on the cutting edge of technology and join them in shaping the future of interactive entertainment.


They are looking for a Senior Software Engineer for their office based in San Diego, CA.


Let's talk, if:

  • You are passionate about making distributed systems better and have an insatiable thirst to keep learning.
  • You have deep expertise in system engineering and have successfully improved the performance of the software stack.
  • You know how to troubleshoot complicated issues throughout the software stack.
  • You have implemented rigorous best practices for measuring, understanding, predicting, and improving the performance of enterprise grade systems (even better if they happen to be Data oriented).
  • You know how to build strong partnership with Architects to influence technology decisions.
  • You have led a development community establishing and influencing quality engineering best practices across the development community.


Role Requirements:


  • Requires partnering across Product Management, Architects, Engineering, Hosting and Operations. Position requires extensive hands-on technical expertise coupled with ingenuity, eCommerce platform domain expertise, associated technology product knowledge, broad industry knowledge and excellent communication skills.
  • Performs a key role in the evolution of a high performance data platform and associated services, applying industry standard best practices and implementation to enable highly available, active-active, extensible data services for the platform
  • Plays a senior role in design, development and quality, working closely with engineering and quality teams.
  • Works cross-functionally with Product and Operations teams to drive quality and including performance testing strategy and initiatives, define workflows and performance requirements. Develops test scripts and scenarios to meet these requirements.
  • Participates in product road-map discussions and identify key areas for improvement in the product and incorporates these goals into ongoing & future development initiatives.



  • BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development, expert level of Java programming, design, and analysis.
  • Experience delivering high performance, active-active, scalable services (Enterprise Java/J2EE, Web Services, Big Data/NoSQL).
  • Track record monitoring and analyzing system performance, isolating issues or bottlenecks that could impact reliability, performance and scalability.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and NoSQL programming (Oracle, Cassandra, Amazon Aurora, DynamoDB or similar) including both relational database schema designs and schema-less systems.
  • Hands-on experience in Amazon Web Services, at enterprise scale is required including familiarity with DynamoDB, Aurora, EC2, and other AWS services.
  • Experience executing performance testing and/or development efforts for a complex, high throughput system.
  • Solid understanding of the path(s) customer requests take from web browser to back-end.
  • Extensive experience with agile development methodologies and test driven development processes required.
  • Must possess the drive and passion for quality with the ability to inspire, excite and motivate other team members.
  • Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work with others at all levels, effective at working with geographically remote and culturally diverse teams.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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