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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Data Mining Engineer - RiotGames (Culver City, CA)

Currently, we have a great opportunity for a Data Mining Engineer in our Los Angeles, CA office. If you are passionate about working in a fun, fast-paced, and creatively challenging environment, this is the place for you! We are looking for someone who manages time wisely, solves development and operational challenges with smart and efficient solutions, meets deadlines, and works in a self-directed manner.

The Data Mining Engineer is responsible to the organization for the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of the persistence systems, data, and supporting services. The Data Mining Engineer is the focal point and technical lead for all data stores, databases, database infrastructure, and supporting services.


  • Experience in designing, implementing, and managing persistent data stores for high-traffic transactional systems.
  • Previous experience with "NoSQL" data stores desired
  • In-depth knowledge of MySQL, including high-availability design/operation, performance tuning, capacity planning, automated backup and recovery.
  • Strong DB schema design, query construction and optimization knowledge
  • Demonstrated knowledge of object / relational mapping systems
  • Experience horizontally scaling datastores
  • Ability to work with and support a team of game development professionals, and design engineers.
  • Conceptual knowledge of service-oriented architectures.
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience. Must be legally authorized to work in the US.
  • Minimum 6 years experience

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