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!


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.

Meet Some of Zynga's Employees

Jenny L.

Senior Product Manager

Jenny works at the intersection of business strategy and user-driven design, collaborating with a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, and artists to create and ship games that players love.

Anna H.

Senior Game Designer

Anna helps develop the rules and story that underlie the fabric of every game Zynga puts out, collaborating with her team to take new designs through the creation process.

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