Software Engineering Architect

East Bay, CA, United States, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Remote, Seattle, WA, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States • $100k - $150k

Pixelberry Studios

Role Locations

  • East Bay, CA, United States
  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Remote
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


$100k - $150k


101 - 250 people


82 Pioneer Way
Mountain View, CA, 94041, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • C#
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • C

Role Description

Do you enjoy solving complex real-world problems, running tests and trials to get the “right” answer, and working on some of the most unexplored areas of computer science, graph databases, artificial intelligence, microservice fabrics, and cutting-edge graphic engine pipeline support? We are looking for a thoughtful and detail-focused engineer to help us deliver our next phase of technology. Our roadmap is different from what can currently be found in the marketplace, so we need you to help us validate our assumptions, build conceptual proof of ideas, and ensure we are effectively connecting content to technology!

Some of us have worked together for over 10 years through multiple companies. As a result, we strive to create long-term relationships that help sustain our success. We continue to add new individuals who aren’t just searching for another stepping stone, but a place to put down roots. We love what we do and are looking for people who want to grow, learn, inspire, mentor, and make an impact.

We are Pixelberry Studios: a top mobile games developer, creating fun and engaging games with heart for over nine years. Yes, we’re a division of Nexon (one of the largest gaming companies in the world) and our studio is proud to have never launched a game which did not land in both App Store and Google Play Top 25 Grossing charts. We would like to invite you to join us in the adventure that will become our shared future.


Pixelberry Studios is looking for a software engineering architect that is thoughtful and detail-focused to help us deliver our next phase of technology.

Our headquarters is in Mountain View, CA but we can accommodate a remote work environment for a candidate from the following states: CA, OR, WA, and NV.

Currently, all Pixelberry staff are working remotely. Hybrid work model (1 day/week in-office) will be in place once we resume on-site operations, currently scheduled for January 2022.


Collaborate with Product and Design teams to develop an exciting experience for our users Research, Design, Code, Test, Maintain, and Assess codebases that work at scale for millions of users Champion and express ideas and designs to your team, developing buy-in for new processes and technologies Design fun, innovative game features played by millions Maintain a mentoring relationship with members of your team Karate kick technical debt in the chops Deliver code to the users though a standardized SDLC Ability to work with team peers, product, and design to shape the architectural vision and roadmap for the team


BS in related fields and at least 10 years experience in software development. Demonstrable ability to communicate using UML. Mastery in multiple programming languages and platforms, and database technologies Ability to independently design and deliver large complex projects Ability to provide coaching to team members to support their understanding of the architecture and aid in their technical development Experience with Agile development methodology (e.g., Scrum) Ability to work with team peers, product, and design to shape the architectural vision and roadmap for the organization Have an understanding of the work required to perform development tasks, and be reasonably accurate when estimating that work Develop technical performance architecture that solves complex performance issues Ability to research, understand, demonstrate, and evaluate analysis of novel technologies as well as socialize and champion the best results Ability to create an environment for honest and open discussion of all issues. You involve the right people, from your team and others, to resolve critical issues. Experience with short release cycles and the full software lifecycle.


Competitive salary High level of autonomy and freedom Rich & flexible health, disability, and employee assistance offerings to meet the needs of a diverse workforce 401(K) with matching program Paid Year-End Break Relaxed office environment with free food and snacks and WFH Tuesdays and Thursdays (pre-COVID) Virtual escape rooms, video game nights, trivia parties, and other team-building activities throughout the year!


Learn about the business side of mobile games. Our team is very good at what we do. Good work/life balance. We are family-friendly and look at things in the long term. That warm fuzzy feeling that you’re not just making a difference at a company, but in the lives of people all over the world.

Pixelberry Studios values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, Black/BIPOC, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Pixelberry is also an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

About Pixelberry Studios

Pixelberry Studios is a top mobile games developer, creating fun and engaging games with heart for over nine years. Our studio is 3-for-3 launching games into the App Store's Top 25 Grossing chart. Our market-leading, award-winning mobile game, Choices: Stories You Play, broke into the Top 5 in the App Store. Our vision for success is based around innovative game design, diversity, and putting our players first!

Company Culture

Our company culture is welcoming, collaborative, and creative with a good work-life balance and inspiring leadership.

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