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Senior Director
Engineering
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Creativity
Requirements
  • MA/BS in computer science, engineering or related major or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 15 years of professional experience, preferably including time within the gaming / entertainment platform industry
  • Relentless drive for quality, service and the stakeholder experience
  • Knowledgeable with more than one software development methodology and multiple product area
  • Contributed to one or more open source projects
  • Demonstrated ability to envision and architect back-end technology solutions, that meet customer needs or solve business problems
Responsibilities
  • Champion the stakeholder experience through evaluation and improvement of our technologies and tools
  • Source new technology solutions to modernize our technology stack and infrastructure
  • Identify technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede the success of the business
  • Lead company-wide initiatives so that products are developed on schedule with maximum quality standards and cost objectives that meet market demands
  • Work closely with Battle.net organization to refine existing product roadmap process to improve scalability and develop new enhancements to increase release velocity and time to market
  • Ensures the right processes, analysis and procedures surround both the selection and operation of enterprise infrastructure systems
  • Internally facing, you are accountable for creating a modern engineering culture that promotes creativity, efficiency and sharing across Battle.net. You will lead the group's technical staff to follow engineering and game development best practices and coach technical leaders helping to identify / mitigate risks and take strategic direction across the portfolio of projects in development
  • Foster a culture of effective cross-team communication
  • Partner with HR and Recruiting to develop and grow extraordinary talent that fit our evolving needs and ensure these teams remain highly motivated, engaged and responsive
Blizzard Entertainment

5,001-10,000 employees

Gaming software developer & publisher
Company Overview
Blizzard Entertainment’s mission is to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment and communities rooted within its video game franchises to experience joy, thrill, and achievement. The company is committed to the development of premier entertainment software that can enable social connections as well as foster a sense of accomplishment through healthy competition.
Benefits
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
  • Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Critical Illness, Accident, & Whole Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirements Savings Plan
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Financial Wellness Programs & Resources
  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, & Float Days
  • Paid Leaves: Parental, Sick, Compassion
Company Core Values
  • Gameplay first
  • Commit to Quality
  • Play Nice; Play Fair
  • Embrace Your Inner Geek
  • Every Voice Matters
  • Learn & Grow
  • Think Globally
  • Lead Responsibly