Software Engineer, Mobile
Media Network Irvine, California

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a ​rockstar mobile engineer who has a passion for building epic video experiences. The ideal candidate would relish in the details with an affinity for Blizzard games and Esports. The Blizzard Media Network team is responsible for building and supporting the video experience for Android and iOS media apps across Activision/Blizzard/King. 

Responsibilities

  • Focus on building front end experience supporting the standard media mobile playback experience company wide.  
  • Collaborate with product, design and dev ops in delivering epic video experiences 
  • Contribute to the architecture, design, implementation, deployment and support of mobile video experiences 
  • Instrument applications to monitor for engagement, user pathing, quality of service, and performance 
  • Communicate estimations/timelines/progress of individual contribution, raise risks and ensure deliverables are documented
  • Contribute to app architecture/design reviews, code reviews, writing unit tests, performance tuning
  • Help ideate and prototype new features 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, ​Engineering​, or equivalent experience 
  • 3+ years of relevant native mobile development experience
  • Demonstrated skills in Android development (Java, Kotlin)
  • One or more applications successfully deployed to the Google Play Store
  • Understanding of Android design principles, guidelines, and best practices
  • Deep understanding of CI workflow that leverages industry standard Android testing  and build tools needed to deliver quality apps
  • Knowledge of Exoplayer framework
  • Experience working/integrating with video player solutions such as Bitmovin, Brightcove, JWPlayer,
  • Drive quality and stability by writing unit, functional and performance tests with Test  Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with debugging and profiling native applications on major devices
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Effective communication skills with developers of all technical skill levels 

Pluses

  • Experience in iOS development including Objective-C, Swift, Cocoa Touch, Xcode,  CocoaPods, etc. 
  • Experience working with content (live, vod) encoding and transcoding
  • Server-Side Ad Insertion (SSAI) technology stacks including MediaTailor, DFP, SpotX
  • Understanding of video codecs and compression (H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC) and streaming technologies (HLS, MPEG-DASH)
  • Experience in Broadcast/Broadband Television, Video-On-Demand
  • Experience with digital rights management
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of content clipping, live video encoding, and DVR
  • Experience building video experiences for OTT devices (Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire, etc.)
  • Familiarity with HTTP/S and basic networking concepts
  • Familiarity with content protection, and native security standards
  • Experience with identity management (OAuth, Open ID Connect, SAML, etc.) 

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to champion an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

COMPARTILHE: 

A Blizzard Entertainment é um empregador em favor oportunidades iguais. Assim sendo, é nossa política preencher vagas com candidatos qualificados, independente da raça, cor, sexo, idade, religião, ascendência, nação de origem, status de cidadania, estado civil, orientação sexual, identidade de gênero, informação genética, deficiência, gravidez, status militar, de veterano ou qualquer outro grupo com o qual o mesmo ou mesma se identifique.

Pedidos de acomodação: Nós nos comprometemos a prover assistências cabíveis e a trabalhar com indivíduos com necessidades especiais, físicas e/ou mentais. Caso tenha necessidades especiais e deseje solicitar uma acomodação para se candidatar a uma vaga aberta, envie sua solicitação por email para talentacquisition@blizzard.com. Questionamentos gerais sobre a vaga não serão considerados nem processados nesse contato. Agradecemos o interesse.

Aviso a recrutadores e agências de vagas: não aceitamos currículos que não tenham sido solicitados. Não enviem currículos pelo nosso site nem por nenhum dos nossos funcionários. Não pagaremos taxas a nenhuma agência, firma ou recrutador terceirizado sem um contrato de mútuo acordo assinado e nem nos responsabilizamos por taxas de agência relacionadas a currículos não solicitados. Os currículos que não tenham sido solicitados serão considerados de nossa propriedade e serão processados de acordo com as nossas normas.