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Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work across multiple domains. As Engineering Managers, we gain organizational agreement by building a strong engineering vision and offering creative solutions to organizational design. We also serve as mentors for engineers, guiding their performance and finding growth opportunities while maintaining a focus on shipping player value.

As a Network Engineer on the EMEA esports Production team, you will manage the complete life cycle of our transport network and the network connectivity across EMEAs esports ecosystem spearheaded by LEC. This means you will assist with planning, deploying, and operating our existing infrastructure to give our players the best experience possible. An engineer with technical depth and a problem-solving mindset will excel in this role, as you will not only create solutions for daily tasks, but work as a team to identify broader engineering opportunities. You will report to the Infrastructure Tech Manager.

This role is based within the Riot Games office in Adlershof, Berlin and you will report to the EMEA esports engineering lead.

As part of your role you will travel approximately 30 days per year on the road for roadshows, training, trade shows.


  • Troubleshoot production issues at Riot scale
  • Implement new solutions, and designs in a vendor-agnostic manner
  • Contribute to the evolution of our network monitoring platforms
  • Participate in long- and short-range technology planning

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience within network delivery and operational support
  • In-depth understanding of the TCP/IP protocol stack
  • Experience with BGP
  • Understanding of MLPS, IS-IS

Desired Qualifications:

  • CCNP/JNCIP (enterprise routing/switching, data center/service provider focus)
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience with security appliances

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!

Our Perks:

We offer medical and dental plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

Let's Thrive Together:

Because together we are better

We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we're excited to hear from you. Don't be discouraged if you feel you don't fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there's always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you! Don't forget to include a resume. We receive many applications, but we'll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you Dare to Dream and Execute with Excellence.