Tencent – TiMi US Senior/Principal Software Engineer (Services and Platform Infrastructure)

Seattle, WA, United States

Award-winning TiMi Studios seeks a talented Senior/Principal Software Engineer who can help us build the next blockbuster game for gaming communities around the world.

This new, unnamed team within TiMi is looking for a confident talent who wants to make fun games to be played and enjoyed for years to come. The team is passionate about players and listening to their feedback to create new, compelling experiences. Are you a Senior/Principal Software Engineer who is engaged with players, understands what keeps them engaged and cares deeply about gaming as a medium? Are you ready to channel your passion and energy into creating long-lasting fun games for global audiences? Then, come join us on our ambitious endeavor to create extraordinary games.


  • Define the vision and and shape the strategy of infrastructure services.
  • Design, Build, and Integrate with multiple types of service APIs that are used to handle a range of services
  • Contribute to the game client and platform by collaborating with your team as well as players across the globe to provide memorable experiences to our players.
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable code that adheres to a well-documented coding standard
  • Develop and maintain new and existing tools
  • Actively contribute to growth of new start up studio. Lead by example, including demonstrating a willingness to give and receive feedback, collaborate with others to share techniques, ideas, and contribute to a positive working environment.


  • In-depth understanding of modern design patterns and paradigms, especially around API contracts, backend services that are reliable and scalable
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • Ability to quickly prototype and iterate in collaboration with others.
  • Self-directed, taking initiative to drive progress.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience developing and sustaining live games and services
  • Rendering experience with Unreal Engine

What is in it for you?

  • Create blockbuster games with ample resources and support: Bring incredible game ideas to players around the world with the support of one of the most successful studios in the world. TiMi has developed some of the most popular games in the world and is looking for talented individuals to join it in making another major hit.
  • Develop for global audiences and make an impression on the entire industry: Join TiMi in making games for players across the world as part of an ambitious, talented team.
  • Support passionate communities at a global scale: Join a team that cares about players and wants to reward their passion through openness, risk-taking and novel game design. Help create the next great community of players that connect across borders, backgrounds and cultures.