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Associate Game Services Engineer (New Grad / Early in Career)



Bungie is seeking a Game Services Engineer to work on their online world and improve their high availability services. The ideal candidate should have experience in C# coding, communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team. The role requires the candidate to be part of an on-call rotation and work in a "we" culture. The eligibility requirements include being a recent graduate from a U.S. college or university or related program within 12 months from October 2022, planning to graduate in Fall 2022 through Spring 2023, or transitioning from one craft, function, or discipline to a new one within 12 months. The base pay range for this role is $109,000-$134,000 USD, and Bungie offers comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and more. Bungie is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace and encourages candidates to apply even if they do not meet every requirement listed in the job description. The company offers a digital-first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations.

Job description

Would you like to work on worlds that bring people from all over the world together? Do you want to learn to build and maintain high availability services used by millions of players? Would you like to join Bungie and help us build the best online game services in the world today? 

As a Game Services Engineer at Bungie, you will be working closely with other service engineers, systems engineers, operations engineers, and product owners to maintain and iteratively improve Bungie’s online world. You’ll get to know not only our current services — you’ll help improve them it with the goal of creating a better online experience for our players. You will also help Bungie deliver on the company’s core purpose: to create worlds that inspire friendship. We're a small team without strict lines, so you'll be learning how to wear a lot of hats: developer, devops, play tester. 


  • A recent graduate from a U.S. college, university, or related program within 12 months from October 2022 
  • Planning to graduate in Fall 2022 through Spring 2023 


  • Moving from primarily learning to primarily working within 12 months 
  • Transitioning from one craft, function, or discipline to a new one within 12 months  


  • Build and maintain production-quality C# code 
  • Collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to create new game services 
  • Build trust and collaborate with other engineers in solving challenging problems 
  • Be part of an on call rotation 


  • Ability to write code in C# 
  • Ability to communicate with customers of different technical and non-technical backgrounds to help them navigate technology and achieve their goals 
  • Willingness to be part of a “we” culture where you work well with others to reach common goals—team fit and culture are very important to us 


  • Experience with service development in C#, C++, Java, or another Object Oriented language 
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL storage technologies 
  • Experience with message bus and streaming technologies (Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc) 
  • Experience of building and operating cloud-hosted services 
Listed below is this role's base pay range. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). 

This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. 

In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.
Bellevue Pay Range
$109,000—$134,000 USD
Bungie full-time (non-contract) employees in the U.S. also receive:
  • 20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position
  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date
  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually
  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked 

Contract and International FTE employees receive competitive benefits through their relevant contracting agency.

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion. 

Location: Hybrid / Bungie-Approved Remote Locations

Country: null

Date found: 2023-04-29

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