Blizzard Entertainment

Senior Software Engineer, Data Platform

2 weeks agoSanta Monica, CA

Team Name: & Online Products

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer, Data Platform

Requisition ID: R004158

Job Description:

The Data Team builds and maintains a massive Big Data Platform for all of Blizzard Entertainment's games, tools, and operations. As a member of the Data Team, you'll contribute to one of the world's largest and most robust data pipelines to collect global information that powers analytics, operations, discovery, and machine learning throughout Blizzard's products and services. From real-time operational awareness to machine learning systems for epic gameplay experiences- Blizzard is aiming to be a world leader in Big Data.

This position is focused on the development and integration of the Data Platform mainly focused on our exceptions product and pipeline. You'll help build components that glue the pipeline together and integrate our game and development clients to our data systems including but not limited to Kafka, Hadoop, Visual Studio, .NET Core, MSSQL to process exceptions and crash reports. One of the primary responsibilities of this role is to migrate this product into a more modern cloud architecture using Google's Cloud Platorm's technologies and components.

If you like managing large amounts of data and working with our game teams on managing crashes and exceptions- this may be the job for you!

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.


5+ years of experience building and supporting large scale distributed applications

5+ years of experience in designing software systems from the ground up

Expertise in languages such as C#, HTML5, Angular, Node.JS, and various scripting languages

Experience with private or public cloud infrastructure (OpenStack / AWS / GCP / Azure)

Experience with data at scale and the problems that come with it

Proven and demonstrable ability to rapidly learn and master complex systems and their codebase

Experience with Continuous delivery and the software development life cycle using products like Jenkins and Git

Strong written and verbal communication skills


Experience with IIS and managing permissions, access, and configuration

Experience with Windows Service Manager

Experience with Visual Studio and Visual Code

Experience with MS SQL Server Management Studio or Azure Data Studio

Experience with GCP Related technologies such as Big Query, Big Table, Data Proc, Pub/Sub etc.

Experience troubleshooting complex data pipelines with multiple enrichment phases

We are 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.

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 opportunities 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!