Senior Software Engineer - Content Publishing Experiences

Jun 20, 2024
Los Angeles, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas, but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As Software Engineers, we work with both established and emerging technology, creating innovative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and to deliver value to our players.

As a Senior Software Engineer on Content Publishing Experience, you’ll enhance tools that our content creators use to inspire players to engage deeply within Riot’s publishing ecosystem. Our Sanity CMS captures content that will be distributed to our players through multiple websites, our game clients (such as League of Legends), our Riot mobile app, news articles and game patch notes. You'll enable our Content Publishing team to work efficiently to create experiences for players around the globe.  This position reports to the engineering manager of the Content Publishing Experience team within Riot’s Player Platform, Player Experience organization.


  • Write web applications (Typescript, ReactJS) and integrations with 3rd party tools
  • Collaborate with technical leadership and peers to break down work and build important features
  • Maintain an appropriate level of quality by writing tests, using CI/CD, and following software development best practices.
  • Mentor other engineers in your areas of expertise
  • Participate in technical phone screens and onsite panels to help grow engineering team
  • Be on a rotational on-call schedule for live product and internal customer support

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or comparable experience in software development
  • 4+ years of industry experience 
  • Experience writing JavaScript (ReactJS, TypeScript) for web applications and end-to-end tests
  • Strengths in collaboration, communication, technical requirements gathering, and  determining technical strategy

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with customization of Content Management Systems (e.g. Sanity, Wordpress, Joomla, etc.) 
  • Experience working with serverless computing (e.g. AWS lambdas)
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience working with UX and visual designers

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!

Our Perks:

Riot focuses on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy and other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

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