Associate Software Engineer, Server

Engineering Irvine, CA


Description

How would it feel for your contributions to have a major impact across all game development at Blizzard? This is your chance to find out! Blizzard Entertainment is developing a modern, cross-platform game engine to share across all of Blizzard and power the future of Blizzard games. This new project pushes the bleeding edge of technology both at Blizzard and in the gaming industry as a whole. You’ll join a collaborative team of experienced and highly skilled game developers who will work with game teams across the company to deliver a truly epic game engine. Get in early and help shape the future of gaming. Are you in?

We are looking for an experienced Associate Software Engineer (Server) to help build the server & network stack of the engine that will be used by future Blizzard games. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with game teams and fellow team members to develop the server components of a cross-platform game engine
  • Maintain systems for performance, stability, and error-free operation
  • Support customers with their software/integration needs

Requirements

  • Self-motivation and a willingness to learn
  • Interest in server engineering/online game programming
  • C++ programming ability
  • Able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively

Pluses

  • Comfortable working in an established code base
  • Understanding of game engine technologies, standards, pipelines, and processes used in game development
  • Service-oriented attitude with an eye for efficiency and workflow
  • Eye for code quality, documentation, and testing
  • Strong debugging skills
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!