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Sr. Software Engineer-PlayDigital


Las Vegas, NV, US, 89113

Requisition ID:  7387

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 


IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.


Do you want to make fun online games that attain leading positions in the emerging new media markets, take full advantage of the innovative possibilities new technologies present, and leverage the assets of an industry leader?

Apply your knowledge of core software development to build games and gaming systems. Assume ownership of key product components. In this hands-on role, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and delivery of new media and game features. We are looking for someone who has hard core programming skills and loves playing games.


* Perform hands-on software design and development
* Architect solutions to novel problems using a homegrown rules engine
* Develop server-side game logic components and game simulations
* Develop solutions and efficiencies around developer environments
* Work closely with your game team to develop real-money online gambling type games
* Support and improve game logic engine updates
* Support and maintain CI/CD pipeline
* Write unit tests and perform peer design/code reviews
* Provide technical solutions to complex problems and write technical documents
* Work closely with game designers to determine feasibility of game features 
* Promote high quality and timely completion of projects
* Mentor and help grow junior members of the engineering team
* Work with onsite and remote teams
* Strive for continuous improvement in efficiency
* Design and develop tooling that will drive efficiency in workflows


* BS / MS in Computer Science or equivalent degree required
* 8+ years of software development experience with an emphasis on OOP/OOD development
* Solid Java experience. Experience with JavaScript is helpful. Having knowledge of other languages like C++ and Python is a plus
* Experience with server-side application development. Full stack development experience is a plus
* Experience with build automation tools like Jenkins, Maven and ANT required
* Experience with distributed version-controls systems such as Git and Perforce
* Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services
* Priority consideration will be given to candidates with familiarity in SOLID principles, design patterns, TDD, code quality, and unit testing
* Have experience building tools using React and NodeJS is a plus

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership



IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas