Principal Software Developer Fri Jan 26 00:00:00 CST 2018 Renton, WA 455350500 448 Wizards of the Coast 1 Employee <p>.</p> <br/><p>Bring Your Brain&hellip;.&nbsp;<br /> <br/>we&rsquo;ll supply the dragons!</p> <br/><br/><p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><br/><p>Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and the world&#39;s largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering&reg; Trading Card Game and Dungeons &amp; Dragons&reg; Roleplaying Games has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Developer to join our Arena team.</p> <br/><br/><p>We offer competitive salaries, a great benefits package, and the excitement of working in a creative organization. But the best part of working here is that we think creating products that bring hours of enjoyment to millions around the globe is an inherently cool way to earn a living.</p> <br/><br/><p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><br/><p><strong>WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?</strong><br /> <br/>The purpose of this role is to actively lead, provide guidance and oversight to multiple development teams in Arena.&nbsp; Principals collaborate with teams working on different products, domains and technologies to ensure that architectural design is adhered to, quality software/product is produced and timely market delivery is achieved.&nbsp; Principals are required to be system domain experts, having a deep understanding of systems and technologies in which those systems are built upon. Secondly, Principals are also required to provide leadership, guidance, and support to developers and teams during all phases of software development.</p> <br/><br/><p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><br/><p><strong>DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD</strong><br /> <br/><strong>Design Specifications</strong><br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Develops software (or leads internal and external teams developing code) across a variety of platforms, undertaking design, development, documentation, testing and subsequent ongoing support of new and existing features.<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Typically designs and develops complete features and core components of the system using software engineering best practices, adequate commenting, unit tests, and appropriate documentation.<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Works closely with Architecture to ensure agreed upon implementation and compliance based on architectural design</p> <br/><br/><p><strong>Technical Leadership</strong><br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Performs code and architectural reviews<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Strategically plans for future development<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Diagnoses problems across the entire system including areas and technologies they may not be familiar with<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Performs systems analysis, design, programming, maintenance, and time estimates for primary area of technology<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Provides technical support and mentoring to project team members</p> <br/><br/><p><strong>Problem Solving:</strong><br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Identifies, articulates, and negotiates tradeoffs related to scalability, manageability, testability, security, maintainability, usability, functionality, cost, and time<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Grasps issues quickly and makes educated, critical judgments in the absence of complete information</p> <br/><br/><p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><br/><p><strong>AM I QUALIFIED?</strong></p> <br/><br/><p><strong>Experience Creating and Casting these Spells:</strong><br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 10+ years of experience in 2 or more major languages, i.e. C#.NET, C/C++, Java, etc<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 10+ years object-oriented design experience<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5-8 years of experience with web systems, applications, and components<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5-8 years of experience creating and shipping games<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5-8 years of experience working with client/server architecture</p> <br/><br/><p><strong>Knowledge, Abilities and Characteristics of the Ideal Wizard:</strong><br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Expert level knowledge of Design Patterns, UML and OO design methodologies<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Usage of data modeling tools<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sound knowledge of software engineering, software engineering methodologies, and the impact of early decisions on later development stages of software projects<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Knowledge of Internet communication protocols<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Possesses ability to conduct effective requirements gathering and analysis<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mentors and guides team members to improve in quality, efficiency and effectiveness.<br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Help troubleshoot and resolve technical problems as they arise</p> <br/><br/><p><strong>Physical Requirements:</strong><br /> <br/>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Office environment, able to work on computer or phone for long periods of time.</p> <br/><br/><p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><br/><p>We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.</p> <br/><br/><p>The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position.&nbsp; It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.</p> <br/><br/><p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><br/><p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><p><span style="font-size:12.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><a href="http://www.hasbro.com"><font color="#0066cc">Hasbro</font></a>&nbsp;(NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to&nbsp;<em>Creating the World&#39;s Best Play Experiences.</em>&nbsp;From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. Through Hasbro Studios and its film labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the Company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro&nbsp;is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by <em>CR Magazine</em>, and has been named one of the World&rsquo;s Most Ethical Companies&reg; by <em>Ethisphere Institute</em> for the past six years. Learn more at&nbsp;<a href="http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hasbro.com%2F&amp;esheet=51120871&amp;newsitemid=20150609006722&amp;lan=en-US&amp;anchor=www.hasbro.com&amp;index=3&amp;md5=1a3366471408237a95829a1b6adeae14" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">www.hasbro.com</font></a>, and follow us on Twitter (<a href="http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&amp;url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FHasbro&amp;esheet=51120871&amp;newsitemid=20150609006722&amp;lan=en-US&amp;anchor=%40Hasbro&amp;index=4&amp;md5=b213f22250cedb45acf2c04f724b17b5" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">@Hasbro</font></a>&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;<a href="http://cts.businesswire.com/ct/CT?id=smartlink&amp;url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FHasbroNews&amp;esheet=51120871&amp;newsitemid=20150609006722&amp;lan=en-US&amp;anchor=%40HasbroNews&amp;index=5&amp;md5=c1a66130b69a7e63ed868a76e3fc7bc8" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">@HasbroNews</font></a>) and Instagram (<a href="https://instagram.com/hasbro/?hl=en" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">@Hasbro</font></a>).</span></span></p> <br/><br/><p><span style="font-size:8.0px"><font color="#000000">@ID:448@@Job Category:Technology@</font><font color="#000000">@Location:98057@@Employment Type:Regular@</font></span></p>

Principal Software Developer

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Date: Jan 26, 2018

Requisition ID: 448