Software Engineer, Global Insights

Blizzard Entertainment games don’t just begin with game ideas, or end once those games are released. A lot more goes into the creation of a Blizzard product than the work of developers—and we support our games for years after they’re in the hands of gamers world-wide.  As part of Blizzard operations, marketing is responsible for the development and activation of brand strategies and initiatives that get everyone else as geeked up about Blizzard games as we are!

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Global Insights team to help shape the next generation of personalized player experiences.  We are developing data-driven services to provide engaging experiences to our players.  As part of this role, you will be responsible for contributing to the design, implementation and maintenance of these services.

Responsibilities

  • Work with a team of engineers to build large scale data services and features.
  • Debug issues in a production environment across multiple levels of the stack.
  • Communicate effectively with the team and stakeholders.
  • Promote a positive engineering and team culture.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience on a software team preferably building back-end data services, API's, or microservices in a large-scale production environment.
  • Good experience working with relational databases and writing SQL
  • Knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, Map Reduce, Pig, Hive, etc.)

Pluses

  • Enjoy and have experience building API's.
  • Passionate about working with analytics systems and/or data models.
  • Passion for gaming.
  • Java preferred

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard 
    • What games you are currently playing

**Only submittals 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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