Staff Security Engineer, Player Security, Information Security

Sep 14, 2023
Los Angeles, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

As a Security Engineer within Player Security you will be responsible for delivering features that will have a direct impact on the security of our players. Your efforts will be critical to making our accounts and wider service ecosystem more resilient against attacks and exploits. You will be partnering with other teams in cross-discipline projects to design and implement new services and improvements that will ensure a safe and secure gaming experience for our players. 

The ideal candidate would have prior experience developing security services for product ecosystems.


  • Collaborate with other engineering, data and security teams to improve existing services or build new ones!
  • Design and build internal tools that will allow us to detect bad actors within Riot's ecosystem
  • Lead and contribute to technical design, decision-making and implementation
  • Deliver high quality scalable security services for millions of players!
  • Mentorship of other engineers on the team

Required Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years of security engineering experience or security-focused software development 
  • Experience working in (any of) Go/Java/JavaScript/TypeScript for high-availability backend services
  • Experience working with containerized workloads (preferably k8s)
  • Experience working with AWS cloud services
  • Familiarity working in an agile environment
  • Strong ability to collaborate with teammates across multiple disciplines

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with OAuth 2.0 development
  • Experience working with large datasets and building analytics to identify, understand and solve problems
  • Prior experience developing security services for product ecosystems.
  • Familiarity with online multiplayer gaming ecosystems
  • Familiarity with C++

    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 has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to 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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