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Senior Software Engineer

Division: Bethesda Softworks | Department: Platform | Location: Rockville, MD or Austin, TX, US

The Bethesda.net team is seeking a talented senior software engineer to contribute to the Bethesda Softworks Digital Publishing Platform.  This role focuses on feature development of our services tier supporting online games and our publishing business.

Our services tier is primarily RESTful Python operated in AWS.  However, we support a variety of other languages and hosting models.  Our systems are running at scale 24x7, and all engineers participate in architecture discussions, live support, and our continuous improvement processes.

We are always exploring ways to improve our scale, reliability, and efficiency, and engineers are expected to learn and support new technologies, as well as propose new solutions that solve observed problems.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Guide the technical development of complex features under the direction of a Technical Lead
  • Write clean, maintainable code that is scalable, reliable, and observable
  • Support systems in a 24x7 environment including troubleshooting, hot fixing, and root cause analysis
  • Actively provide code review and feedback for other developers
  • Learn new technologies and programming languages as needed
  • Ensure consistency with security policy standards and security plan
  • Understand and define infrastructure as code to support systems developed
  • Collaborate with other engineers and engineering teams to deliver high quality, complex systems – this includes Ops Infra, Security, QA, NOC, and Game Developers
  • Coach and mentor engineers
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5 years of experience as a software engineer
  • Possess a strong technical background and deep knowledge of software engineering principles, exceptional problem solving, design, programming, and testing skills
  • Experience with version control systems (Github preferred)
  • Experience supporting live systems at very high scale
  • Customer focused design of APIs and integration requirements; make integration easy
  • Experience integrating online services
  • Good working knowledge of message brokers (RMQ/SQS), RDBMS (MySQL) and caching technologies (Memcached/Redis)
  • Deep understanding of Python and how it operates under challenging conditions
  • The desire to learn new languages and technology
  • A pragmatic approach to providing engineering solutions that solve business needs
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

 

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Strongly desire Golang experience
  • Strongly desire experience building cloud infrastructure and operating live systems
  • Knowledge of Javascript, Java, and Ruby are a plus
  • Experience working with microservices architecture
  • Experience with RPC protocols including gRPC and jRPC
  • Experience building and supporting systems that integrate directly with web browsers and SPAs such as React
  • Experience with Tornado

 

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