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Senior Software Engineer (Server)

at Scientific Games

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Reference #: 22931
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Job ID #: IRC22043

Location:

Austin, TX

Functional Area:

Engineering

Position Type: Full Time Regular

Business Unit: Social

Position Description

Essential Job Functions:
• Work with a team in an Agile environment to design and implement game features and core functionality in PHP
• Create and maintain tables in MySQL and documents in Couchbase
• Perform and assist in testing and debugging efforts
• Monitor game performance and error logs
• Use Git on a daily basis to manage source code
• Perform code review for fellow engineers
• Design, implement, and maintain tools for game administration
• Research and utilize third party APIs (Facebook, Upsight, etc)
• Occasional light front end web work with HTML, CSS, and Javascript
• Mentor junior engineers and assit them with feature development and debugging
• Identify and refactor problematic areas of codebase
• Create scripts and tools to improve workflows for both backend and other teams
• Participate in on-site interviews with engineering candidates

Position Requirements

Qualifications:

Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Math, Statistics or relevant area or equivalent experience

Required Experience:
• 3+ years of software development experience
• Experience writing and debugging in a dynamically typed language (PHP, Ruby, Python)
• Professional experience working with MySQL or another RDBMS
• Professional experience with modern version control systems like Git and Mercurial
• Strong communication skills

Preferred Experience:
• Social game development
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Experience with statically typed languages like C++, Java, or C#
• Experience with LAMP (Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL)
• Experience working from the command line and using common utilities (grep, tail, etc)
• Experience with NoSQL databases (Couchbase, Memcached, Redis, MongoDB, etc)
• Professional experience working in an Agile/Scrum/XP environment

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses. As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts. In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles. As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.

SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here
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