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Blizzard Job Openings – Senior Software Engineer

Blizzard

Job Description:

The Battle.net & Online Products organization is home to 300+ superpowered engineers, program managers, and designers focused on the technology that powers Blizzard Entertainment’s games. Whether you’re playing one of our titles, chatting with friends, or just shopping online, B&OP ensures that our players are immersed in engaging, exciting, and secure experiences.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the ongoing effort to improve our platform infrastructure, with the goal of achieving ever increasing service availability
  • Implement new features and services to support the needs of multiple teams
  • Coordinate with embedded and external teams, create relationships and assist with shared initiatives
  • Mentor and educate more junior engineers on the team
  • Develop unit and integration test code to validate service reliability
  • Work with a small and talented team to develop scalable, highly performant platform services
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks and maintain a process of technological evolution

Job Requirements:

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with performance analysis and code optimization
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Strong data-structure, logic, and algorithm skills
  • A desire to help make the service the best that it can be for our players
  • Prior development work on distributed systems and client/server architectures
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Self-motivated and able to break down complex tasks
  • Database development experience (MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Advanced understanding of C++
  • Experience with protocol and API design
  • Knowledge of network and server security issues
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A degree in computer science, or a related field

Job Details:

Company: Blizzard

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Austin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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