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Senior Software Engineer
Server Features, Open to Remote, Overwatch
Posted on 10/28/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
California, USA • Irvine, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
C/C++/C#
Linux/Unix
NoSQL
Requirements
  • A minimum of 5 years' relevant work experience
  • Shipped at least one AAA title as a server engineer
  • Advanced understanding of C / C++
  • Extensive networking experience
  • Prior development work on distributed systems and client/server architectures
  • Knowledge of network and server security issues
  • Linux / Unix experience
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Self-motivated, strong sense of independence
  • Passion for video games, especially FPS games
  • A degree in computer science, or a related field
  • Experience with transaction processing systems
  • Database experience (Relational or NoSQL)
  • Enthusiastic about working in a collaborative DevOps environment
  • Previous experience mentoring software engineers
  • Avid Overwatch player
Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with artists, designers, game programmers and fellow server programmers to maintain and implement non-gameplay features. Some examples of non-gameplay features include:
  • Arcade
  • Custom games
  • Player grouping
  • Highlights
  • Integration with Battle.net
  • Support and improve the live service, with a focus on reliability and performance
  • Architect features to improve server reliability, performance and uptime
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks and maintain a process of technological evolution
  • Mentor and educate engineers on the team
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