Senior Software Engineer

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #61669 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a video game company, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join the team.

You will report to the Engineering manager, and be responsible to:

  • Build solutions that help us manage our data assets, shaping the technical vision, and leading development efforts, improving the developer experience
  • Lead in design and implementation of new components and feature sets
  • Provide and document reliable and cost-effective solutions in multiple problem spaces including applications, deployment, and monitoring
  • Be a bar-raiser for other engineers through teaching and mentoring
  • Conduct code reviews for members in the team
  • Work with different teams across company to incorporate customer feedback and provide elegant solutions


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or comparable field
  • 5+ years experience in Python and SQL
  • 5+ years experience in Java or similar OO experience
  • Experience with data analysis, processing, and validation
  • 3+ years experience with big data technologies such as Spark, Hadoop, or Databricks
  • Professional experience with open source ETL frameworks such as Airflow, Luigi, or similar
  • Knowledge within a diverse set of public cloud technologies: AWS RDS, S3, EC2, Lambda, Google Cloud Big Query, Google Cloud Bigtable, etc.
  • Experience building data pipelines
  • Experience with data analysis, processing, and validation
  • Experience with open source ETL frameworks such as Airflow or Luigi
  • Ideal candidate brings their depth of expertise of working with globally distributed systems and large-scale data to help build efficient solutions, promote best practices, and provide mentorship to other engineers.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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