This job listing expired on Aug 11, 2023

The ZeniMax Central Services (ZCS) Central Technology Group (CTG) is seeking a talented staff software engineer to provide technical solutions that improve the quality of and expedite our product development efforts. This role will report to the Director of Engineering for Player Engagement Products in the CTG and will partner closely with program leadership and multiple teams to define and implement solutions to support our product development teams in their efforts to support our game studios.

CTG focuses on providing solutions to our game studios to support their efforts to create world class experiences that increase and extend engagement with our games. As a staff engineer, you will work closely with staff and senior engineers to identify and solve systemic issues, partner with program leaders to help define our solutions, and engage with multiple engineering teams to implement, deliver, and operate the solutions.

We are always exploring ways to improve our reliability and efficiency. Engineers are expected to learn and support new technologies as well as propose new solutions for observed problems. We take pride in the solutions we build, and our engineering does not stop when we deliver the code. We also focus on the successful deployment and operation of our solutions to both internal and public environments.

This position is located in Rockville, MD. Will consider remote.


  • Work with program leadership and internal customers to design and build solutions that meet the needs of the business

  • Work with staff and senior engineers to solve complex and systemic problems

  • Provide technical leadership for the design and implementation of solutions

  • Work with multiple technical leads and engineering teams to ensure technical excellence throughout all stages of development and operations

  • Foster a culture of collaboration, teamwork, inclusiveness, and technical excellence

  • Ensure systems are observable, reliable, and scalable

  • Focus on building maintainable systems

  • Ensure consistency with privacy and security policies

  • Support cloud-hosted systems in a 24x7 environment including troubleshooting, hot fixing, and root cause analysis

  • Coach and mentor engineers

  • Other duties as assigned


  • 10+ years of experience as a software engineer

  • Experience with cloud technologies

  • Experience with many technologies, frameworks, and implementation methods such as Go, Python, Java, REST, etc.

  • Ability to reduce complex problems to simple, maintainable solutions

  • A willingness to learn and grow to keep up with a rapidly evolving industry

  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills with a focus on continuous improvement

Preferred Skills

  • A deep understanding of Go

  • Knowledge of both AWS and Azure

  • Written applications that are deployed on Kubernetes and utilized Helm charts

  • A deep understanding of REST and HATEOAS

  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL