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Software Engineer, Systems - World of Warcraft

Company: Activision Blizzard
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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R012496 Job Description:
Software Engineer, Systems The World of Warcraft team is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Systems Team. As a key contributor, you will be working with a team of engineers focused on improving a multitude of World of Warcraft's back-end technologies. Our team is highly collaborative, and you'll work with fellow engineers as you help develop and refine key systems. On this team you will be a champion of good code, innovation and find genuine joy in paying down tech debt. Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer competitive benefits and strive for a healthy work / life balance. We foster a deeply collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. 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. What you will do

  • The Systems Team builds back-end technology consumed by the other engineering subteams on the World of Warcraft project. We are a team of generalists. Our projects help improve the efficiency and performance of the development process, as well as the client and server applications themselves. Team members will work on a wide variety of engineering tasks, ranging from client-server communication, to database work, to cheat detection, to gameplay systems, to build systems, and much more. To succeed, you must have
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills
    • Self-motivation and willingness to participate in many areas of game development
    • Passion for experimenting with new coding practices and technologies
    • Basic proficiency in C++ We're also interested in hearing about
      • Experience with data structures, logic, and algorithm skills
      • Experience with code and data optimization
      • Experience refactoring and rewriting code
      • Experience in code integration
      • Experience with multi-threaded programming
      • Experience working on an MMO or open-world game
      • Mathematics skills
      • Contributions to or maintaining open-source libraries

Keywords: Activision Blizzard, Irvine , Software Engineer, Systems - World of Warcraft, IT / Software / Systems , Irvine, California

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