Associate Software Engineer, ECommerce - Purchase

Engineering Irvine, CA


The & Online Products organization is home to 300+ superpowered engineers, program managers, and designers focused on the technology that powers Blizzard Entertainment’s games. Whether you’re playing one of our titles, chatting with friends, or just shopping online, B&OP ensures that our players are immersed in engaging, exciting, and secure experiences.

Our E-commerce team handles millions of transactions spanning the globe for the StarCraft, Diablo, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, and Overwatch franchises. Have you ever wondered what happens when you make a purchase in Hearthstone? Are you curious about what happens during a game launch where millions of customers unlock access to games, features, upgrades, and more? We're the team that provides the platform that powers all those features and more.

As a software engineer on the E-commerce Payments team, you will a join group of engineers dedicated to building a global platform allowing our fans worldwide to experience Blizzard content. You will be a part of our continuing efforts to evolve our order acquisition and workflow orchestration systems to keep up with an ever-changing commerce landscape. You will also be exposed to the inner-workings of the online and mobile payment spaces. In this role, you will not only be writing code but be a part of projects across all phases of our SDLC.


  • Design and implement new features for purchasing, inventory management, and payment processing on our cross-platform ecommerce system, including integrations with second and third parties
  • Collaborate with multiple development teams ensuring proper designs and integrations
  • Be a part of the implementation and maintenance of our infrastructure
  • Monitor, optimize, and troubleshoot performance across all tiers
  • Support and improve live production service
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform tasks and maintain a process of technological evolution


  • A minimum of 2 years of professional software engineering experience, with a solid foundation in Java, C#, or another object-oriented language
  • Proven knowledge of CS fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures, and design patterns
  • Understanding of web services, messaging middleware, security, microservices, and n-tier architectures
  • Previous experience developing, delivering, and maintaining APIs
  • Familiarity with testing practices, including regression, acceptance, functional, and load testing
  • Familiarity in data-modelling and RDBMS development practices
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience


  • Experience developing for and operating large distributed systems at high scale (hundreds of servers, global deployments, tens of thousands of req/sec)
  • Familiarity with the Spring Framework
  • Familiarity with Docker or other container platforms
  • Familiarity with AWS or other cloud platforms
  • Experience with billing and payment systems
  • Passion for technology and video games