Associate Software Engineer, Automation

Associate Software Engineer, Automation

Pull up a chair and join us! Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a talented and enthusiastic software engineer to join the HearthStone team.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for improving the way that we test and develop HearthStone through software automation.  Blizzard offers a fun, creative, and technically challenging environment with excellent compensation and a full range of benefits. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Help improve test coverage for HearthStone through the design and implementation of automated testing processes.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to create and manage stress test environments.
  • Partner with QA to identify high value opportunities for automation to improve the manual QA process.
  • Work side by side with QA, feature developers, design and production to identify and mitigate risk areas for HearthStone.
  • Maintain a basic familiarity with HearthStone’s design.

 

Requirements

  • Strong, proven C++ and C# skills.
  • Strong passion for automation, software testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) software, such as Jenkins.
  • Ability to communicate with developers of all disciplines and technical skill.
  • Familiarity with Hearthstone, at least at a casual player level.

 

Pluses

  • Avid Hearthstone player.
  • Experience with Android and iOS automation.
  • Experience with Unity development.
  • Familiarity with VM technologies.
  • Advanced knowledge of Python.
  • Expertise in Windows and Linux environments.
  • Familiarity with higher level network protocols.
  • Familiarity with Perforce, Git and/or Subversion.
  • Previous experience shipping game titles or other software.
  • Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related degree.
  • Experience supporting a live service.
  • Familiarity with other Blizzard Entertainment products.

 

Required Application Materials 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:

o   Why you are interested in working at Blizzard

o   What games you are currently playing

** Only submissions with cover letters will be considered

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster 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 dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

 


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