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Austin, TX 78701
Computer Software
Computer/IT Services
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Full Time
Career Level
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
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Sr. Software Engineer ~ Gaming ~ Ruby on Rails, C/C++, Java and/or Mobile

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Sr. Software Engineer ~ Gaming ~ Ruby on Rails, C/C++, Java and/or Mobile

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At Zynga, we are on a mission - a mission to reestablish dominance in the gaming world. This is not a rumor; it is fact. We have room for top software engineers with senior-level experience in web and mobile application development (serious game development experience is a big advantage, of course). We are known as a leader in online gaming. Whether it be "Words With Friends", "Farmville", or any of our wildly popular online casino games - we have built a solid reputation in online gaming and are looking to your proven expertise to take us to the next level. Located in the heart of San Francisco, Zynga offers an opportunity to work directly in the gaming and tech hub of the world! Not living San Francisco currently? Not a problem, we have put together fantastic relocation and compensation packages to attract top developers from all around the world! We are a self-driven and self-motivated set of development teams, and we need top engineers to help drive us to the next chapter of our evolution. Join a team that cares about its employees, offers tons of amazing perks, and brings fun to every workday. Apply, interview, get hired and we’ll take care of the rest!

Zynga Inc. is a leading developer of the world’s most popular social games that are played by more than 100 million monthly consumers. The company has created evergreen franchises such as FarmVille, Zynga Casino and Words With Friends. Zynga’s NaturalMotion, an Oxford-based mobile game and technology developer, is the creator of hit mobile games in popular entertainment categories, including CSR Racing, CSR Classics and Clumsy Ninja. Zynga games have been played by more than 1 billion people around the world and are available on a number of global platforms including Apple iOS, Google Android, Facebook and Zynga.com. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California. 

The Zynga software engineering team working within our GamesWithFriends (GWF) division support some of the world's largest mobile games on some of the world's largest infrastructures. Our servers and API's support the mobile games that tens of millions of users enjoy every day, including, yet not limited to, Words With Friends.  GWF runs one of the largest Ruby on Rails deployments in the world, and daily encounter and solve massive scalability challenges.  The large data requirements of online gaming require us to continually push boundaries to discover the best solutions in the industry.

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Zynga GWF team, you will be REQUIRED at minimum to have:

  • Extensive programming experience in one or more of the following: Ruby on Rails, C/C++, Java, Python, Javascript/AJAX, and/or Mobile Software Development
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • A BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent).
  • Strong Object Oriented skills (preferred)


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