The Battle.net & Online Products organization is home to 300+ super-powered engineers, product 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. Our E-commerce group handles millions of transactions spanning the globe for the StarCraft, Diablo, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, and Overwatch franchises. Have you ever wondered what happens when you make a purchase in Hearthstone? Are you curious about what happens during a game launch where millions of customers unlock access to our games, features, upgrades, and flood our virtual gates? Or perhaps even how you can get virtual goodies just by watching streams? We're the group and platform that powers all those and more! As a senior software engineer in the E-commerce group you will a join guild of engineering artisans dedicated to building a global platform, allowing our fans worldwide to experience Blizzard content. You will be an integral part of building, integrating, maintaining, and, operating services that directly integrate with all Blizzard games and several Call of Duty titles, all of whom we partner and collaborate with closely.
Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.
Requirements * A minimum of 5 years of professional software engineering experience in a major Object-Oriented language, ideally Java (similar languages like C# with willingness to learn Java is also acceptable)* Expert knowledge of CS fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures, and design patterns * Exceptional understanding of what is required to build easy-to-use services and simple APIs* Strong understanding of scalable and highly concurrent server architecture & design* Familiarity with various forms of testing, including regression, acceptance, functional, and load testing* Excellent demonstrable communication and soft skills* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience Pluses • Linux experience• JVM Scripting language experience (e.g. Scala, Groovy), or, others like Python or Node.js. • Previous experience delivering easy-to-use APIs to multiple consumers • Demonstrable passion for technology• Public cloud (GCP or AWS) and web-scale data and stream processing experience
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Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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