ZeniMax Jobs

Senior Software Engineer - Game Services

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 related to online game services, such as Game Stats, Leaderboards and Matchmaking.

For service development, you will mostly use Python or Go, and we have a strong focus on AWS Managed services to accelerate development.  However, other solutions are adopted as needed (open source preferred).  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.



·         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



·         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 (Kinesis, NATS, SQS), Databases (DynamoDB, MongoDB) 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



·         Strongly desire Golang experience

·         Strongly desire experience building cloud infrastructure and operating live systems

·         Experience working with microservices architecture

·         Experience with RPC protocols including gRPC and jRPC

·         Experience with Tornado



How to Apply

To apply for this position you will be redirected to the job submission form at Taleo.com, our third-party applicant tracking system. While Taleo.com is not hosted by ZeniMax Media and does not fall under our Privacy Policy, only employees of our Human Resources department will be able to view your submitted information. Information collected via the job submission form is subject to Taleo.com’s privacy policy.

Previously Applied? Click here.

No Recruiters or Agencies Please

Please Note: Individuals submitting resumes or otherwise responding to employment opportunities are NOT considered applicants until they apply for a particular position and have been invited to complete the company's employment application.

© Copyright 2019 ZeniMax Media Inc.
Trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Legal Info | Contact Us