Software Engineer

Zynga’s Arcade team is a fast growing team located in sunny San Diego. We are looking for best-in-class software engineers to join our team. This position will work with a team of talented software engineers to deliver world-class games in the mobile arcade genre. Are you ready to be a key contributor to Zynga’s Growth? Come and join us!

Responsibilities:

  • Development of key client game systems.
  • Help on performance monitoring, tuning and optimization.
  • Play an important role in improving team's technical depth and efficiency.
  • Largely self-directed with the ability to provide direction to individuals or small teams
  • The best candidates will have solid experience developing mobile applications utilizing for either iPhone or Android devices. Facebook platform and scaling experience is a huge plus.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of professional software development experience, proficient in C++/C#, Javascript, Java, Unix, and Objective C.
  • Ability to effectively break down multi-day objectives into tasks
  • Strong analytical and technical problem solving skills, with a flair for business impact
  • Excellent teamwork skills; ability to identify and solve key problems creatively
  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Passion for gaming in general, not just within the social space

Preferred:

  • At least 2 years using PHP, Javascript, Python, Java, C++, and/or C#, Objective C, Unix
  • Unity and/or native mobile application development experience
  • Released a product on the iOS App Store or Android Marketplace.
  • Facebook and/or other social platform experience
  • Proficient developing both key client and backend game systems.

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