Full-time/New Grad Software Engineer - Upcoming or Recent Grads Only
Zynga - San Francisco, CA

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If you are currently in your final year or term of a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD program, and have not yet graduated, or are within one year of having obtained your degree, then you are eligible to apply for one of our New Grad Software Engineer/Developer positions

We’re currently searching for New Grad Software Engineers/Developers for our locations throughout North America. These individuals should have a demonstrated track record of high performance, teamwork, passion for games, and the ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment. Are you fanatical about games? Do you want to be part of one of the most exciting industries to emerge?

Zynga's software engineers don't just develop some of the world's largest games, they deliver some of the world's largest infrastructures. Our software engineers are blazing trails in all facets of game design, web technologies, and massive scalability. Like other companies facing explosive growth, Zynga faces a number of challenges—but many are unique to our situation: the large data requirements of online gaming require us to continually push boundaries to discover the best solutions. Zynga software engineers are willing to pick up any of the languages, technologies, or methodologies necessary to smite a challenge—and if a conventional solution doesn't exist, they innovate as necessary. Our software engineers are comfortable moving between frontend, backend, and architecture roles.

Diverse Software Engineering Roles:
By applying for our Software Engineer position, you will be considered for all software engineering opportunities across Zynga's many engineering teams. Our team of recruiters will find the best match for your background. We have a host of software engineering challenges to solve among a number of specialized areas! Here are some of the specialized roles we have offered past candidates:

Server Engineer

Frontend/UI Engineer

Full-Stack Engineer

Web Developer

PHP Developer

Flash/ActionScript Developer

Internationalization Engineer

QA Engineer

BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent)

A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design

Extensive programming experience in one or more of the following: C/C++, Java, Python, JavaScript/AJAX, Mobile Software Development (iOS, Android)

Strong object-oriented skills preferred

Knowledge of the software development lifecycle

Exposure to game design and development experience (academic, employment, or personal)

Experience with version control systems such as Subversion or CVS is a plus!

Facebook, Google+, iOS, or Android development experience is a plus!

Excellent teamwork skills and ability to assist other team members in problem-solving

Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal oversight

Ability to be highly flexible to quickly changing business needs and new technologies

If you have a link that exhibits your work, be sure to include that in your application!

The Benefits & Perks:
Health Benefits: Zynga pays 100% of benefit premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for all U.S. full-time employees and 75% of their dependents’ premiums.

Free lunch, free dinner, and all the snacks you’ll ever want or need. Zynga workers are a well-fed bunch. Our great culinary staff provides meals for our entire workforce five days a week.

Zynga employees receive an abundance of cool freebies and gear all year long!

Dog-friendly! Every day is “bring your dog to work day.”

Relaxation lounges! Unwind with ping pong, foosball, or an assortment of arcade games, console games, and more.

Personal health and wellness: Onsite massages, haircuts, reflexology and acupuncture are offered at certain locations. We also provide free gym memberships for full-time employees at certain locations.

About Zynga Inc.

Zynga Inc. is the world's leading social game developer with more than 230 million monthly active users playing its games which include CityVille, FarmVille, Empires & Allies, FrontierVille, Words With Friends, Mafia Wars, Zynga Poker, Cafe World, and Treasure Isle. Zynga Inc games are available on a number of global platforms including Facebook, MySpace, Yahoo, the iPad, the iPhone and Android devices. Through Zynga.org, Zynga players have raised more than $10 million for world social causes. Zynga Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit www.zynga.com or www.zynga.org.

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