Senior Software Developer Sun Sep 09 02:00:00 CDT 2018 Renton, WA 484687200 3874 Wizards of the Coast 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">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 Senior Software Developer to join our Magic: The Gathering Arena team.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?<br /> The Magic: The Gathering Arena team is looking for an experienced engineer to help build and maintain scalable cloud services that will support vast legions of players. As a Senior Software Developer, you will champion solutions across multiple technology stacks to support new and existing features. In close collaboration with designers, artists, and other engineers, you&#39;ll be one of the main drivers of designs and decisions within the team.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Develops software across a variety of platforms, undertaking design, development, documentation, testing and subsequent ongoing support of new and existing features.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Communicates and iterates on technical designs and decisions with the team.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Provides reasonable estimates of time and materials required to complete vision and scope goals outlined by Development Manager.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Responsible for code reviews, unit testing, troubleshooting / analysis of your and other team member code.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Problem Solving</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Grasps issues quickly and makes educated, critical judgments in the absence of complete information</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Understands the technical challenges that arise from developing online games on multiple platforms</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Must be able to work with a variety of other departments to create technical requirements</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Communicates well and does not hesitate to initiate dialog with the relevant stakeholders</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Takes initiative and enjoys working independently as well as with a team</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">AM I QUALIFIED?<br /> Experience Creating and Casting these Spells:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">5-8 years software design experience</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">3-5 years of online game development experience</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">3-5 years working with C# and .NET</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Knowledge, Abilities and Characteristics of the Ideal Wizard:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience building software solutions using AWS Technologies</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL data storage technologies</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience with scalable distributed systems</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Working knowledge of containers and orchestration</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Willingness to help troubleshoot and resolve technical problems as they arise</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to conduct effective requirements gathering and analysis</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Sound knowledge of software engineering, software engineering methodologies, and the impact of early decisions on later development stages of software projects&nbsp;</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Willingness to mentor and guide other team members</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Working knowledge of Unity toolset is a plus</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience with Service Fabric is a plus</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Physical Requirements:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Office environment, able to work on computer or phone for long periods of time.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.</span></span><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">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.</span></span></p>

Senior Software Developer

Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and the world's largest publisher of adventure games, including Magic: The Gathering® Trading Card Game and Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Games has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Developer to join our Magic: The Gathering Arena team.

 

WHAT IS THIS ROLE ALL ABOUT?
The Magic: The Gathering Arena team is looking for an experienced engineer to help build and maintain scalable cloud services that will support vast legions of players. As a Senior Software Developer, you will champion solutions across multiple technology stacks to support new and existing features. In close collaboration with designers, artists, and other engineers, you'll be one of the main drivers of designs and decisions within the team.

 

DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS WIZARD

  • Develops software across a variety of platforms, undertaking design, development, documentation, testing and subsequent ongoing support of new and existing features.
  • Communicates and iterates on technical designs and decisions with the team.
  • Provides reasonable estimates of time and materials required to complete vision and scope goals outlined by Development Manager.
  • Responsible for code reviews, unit testing, troubleshooting / analysis of your and other team member code.

 

Problem Solving

  • Grasps issues quickly and makes educated, critical judgments in the absence of complete information
  • Understands the technical challenges that arise from developing online games on multiple platforms
  • Must be able to work with a variety of other departments to create technical requirements
  • Communicates well and does not hesitate to initiate dialog with the relevant stakeholders
  • Takes initiative and enjoys working independently as well as with a team

 

AM I QUALIFIED?
Experience Creating and Casting these Spells:

  • 5-8 years software design experience
  • 3-5 years of online game development experience
  • 3-5 years working with C# and .NET

 

Knowledge, Abilities and Characteristics of the Ideal Wizard:

  • Experience building software solutions using AWS Technologies
  • Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL data storage technologies
  • Experience with scalable distributed systems
  • Working knowledge of containers and orchestration
  • Willingness to help troubleshoot and resolve technical problems as they arise
  • Ability to conduct effective requirements gathering and analysis
  • Sound knowledge of software engineering, software engineering methodologies, and the impact of early decisions on later development stages of software projects 
  • Willingness to mentor and guide other team members
  • Working knowledge of Unity toolset is a plus
  • Experience with Service Fabric is a plus

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Office environment, able to work on computer or phone for long periods of time.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, .NET, Testing, Software Engineer, Technology, Engineering

Date: Sep 9, 2018

Requisition ID: 3874