Senior software engineer (server) – SciPlay




Scientific Games, Social is a global leader focused on providing an ever-expanding portfolio of robust iGaming and social casino solutions to the global gaming industry. To put it simply, we create fun mobile and Facebook games. to play, fun to create, and we grow like crazy! Scientific Games’ global reach is made possible by the expertise of our rock star teams and game makers. Want to be part of a fast paced business that ranks in the Top 1% for social casino games? See more details below!

Summary of position

SciPlay is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms, delivering highly entertaining free games that millions of people play every day for their authenticity, engagement and enjoyment.

SciPlay currently offers nine core games, including Jackpot Party Casino social casino games, Gold Fish Casino, Hot Shot Casino and Quick Hit Slots slots, and the casual games MONOPOLY Slots, Bingo Showdown, 88 Fortunes Slots, Backgammon Live and Solitaire Pet Adventure with offices around the world!

Due to COVID-19, our employees are working remotely until further notice. We will continue to work remotely until the company determines it is safe to return in accordance with guidelines set by CDC / WHO and other official state and local entities. We value the safety of our communities and employees and look forward to joining us again as we reopen our offices when it is safe and all appropriate security measures are in place.

About the role:

We are looking for a talented Software Engineer to contribute to our engineering team and title, Goldfish Slots, as well as through our Austin Studio. Only those with the most nimble fingers and the deepest desire to write clear, concise code should apply.

Essential functions of the position:

  • Work with multiple play teams to define and create server infrastructure and shared libraries to meet the needs of all teams
  • Help extend and own the common tools framework of games
  • Keep abreast and evaluate new technologies and programming practices
  • Identify and refactor problematic areas of the code base
  • Use Git on a daily basis to manage the source code
  • Perform a code review for fellow engineers
  • Find and use third-party APIs (Facebook, Teak, Adjust, etc.)
  • Occasional lightweight front-end web work with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Supervise junior engineers and assist them in the development and debugging of features
  • Participate in on-site interviews with candidate engineers
  • Help migrate existing on-premises applications to the cloud



  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science, mathematics, statistics or relevant field or equivalent experience

Experience required:

  • More than 5 years of experience in software development
  • Experience writing and debugging in a statically typed language such as C ++, Java or C #
  • Experience writing and debugging in a dynamically typed language such as PHP, Ruby or Python
  • Professional experience working with MySQL or another RDBMS
  • Strong problem solving, debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Professional experience with modern version control systems like Git and Mercurial
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred experience:

  • Development of social games
  • Experience migrating legacy on-premises applications to the cloud. (Amazon Web Services (AWS) etc.)
  • Experience working with AWS database technologies such as RDS, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Experience working with AWS service technologies such as ECS, Fargate, Elastic Load Balancers, etc.
  • Development of microservices (Node.js, Lambda, etc.)
  • Experience with containers / container management. (Docker, Vagabond, etc.)
  • Experience in creating and maintaining packages.
  • Experience with build / CI systems like Jenkins

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Experience working from the command line and using common utilities (grep, tail, etc.)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (Couchbase, Memcached, Redis, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Front-end best practices using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Professional experience in an Agile / Scrum / XP environment


We are SciPlay! We play games!

Our business roots are simple and solid: Our founders fell head over heels in love with casino games and had a vision to create the most entertaining free casino games for players around the world. We have grown into a company that makes games that we are truly proud of and that are loved by millions of gamers every day. Our history is long, but we are only just beginning. In 1998 we debuted as the Phantom EFX and in 2019 we re-introduced ourselves as SciPlay and went public on the Nasdaq.

At SciPlay, we are programmed to think in a non-traditional way. From our annual dev conferences, shindigs, and new game launches, we believe in doing what you love and doing it right. We take great pride in our ability to create authentic experiences for gamers and are excited to continue to invest in our workforce, technology and data-driven approach, all with a mission to delight our gamers. in the future. We believe that if we continue to stay passionate, set ambitious goals, live our values ​​and play together, we will become the number 1 worldwide for social casinos and casual gaming.

Some of our advantages and advantages highlighted:

  • Competitive salaries and annual bonuses as well as the corresponding 401k and other competitive benefits.
  • Strong commitment to work-life balance
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • Game room fully equipped with current generation consoles and titles, shuffleboard tables, foosball tables and arcade cabinets (including our ultra-rare copy of the prized 5v5 cabinet from Killer Queen!)
  • New, shiny and aesthetic 10,000 square foot office located in the Arboretum district of Austin

SciPlay Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, SciPlay) are committed to creating a credible and reliable workforce. As a prerequisite for employment with SciPlay (to the extent permitted by law), you will be required to consent to SciPlay conducting a due diligence / due diligence on you. This job description should not be interpreted as exhaustive; it aims to identify the main responsibilities and requirements of the position. The employee occupying this position may be called upon to perform other job duties and responsibilities than those set out above. SciPlay is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and disability basis or any other federal, state or local element. protected class. If you would like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as a candidate under the law, please click here EEOC poster.



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