Senior Software Engineer (Java), Users and Products

About the Employer
Job Title:Senior Software Engineer (Java), Users and Products

Requisition ID:R003336

Job Description:

The eCommerce group of Battle.net & Online Products is responsible for millions of transactions spanning the globe for the StarCraft, Diablo, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, and Overwatch franchises. Have you ever wondered how digital products are created and managed? 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 group that provides the platform that powers all those features and more.

The eCommerce Users & Products team is responsible for building the databases, service APIs and Web tools that operate Blizzard’s digital product catalog and manage user entitlements. These systems are the foundation for millions of transactions spanning the globe for the StarCraft, Diablo, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, and Overwatch franchises.

Responsibilities

  • Work with a talented team to develop scalable, highly performant platform services

  • Implement new features and services to support the needs of multiple teams

  • Coordinate and collaborate with other teams on shared initiatives

  • Participate in the ongoing effort to improve our platform infrastructure, with the goal of improving throughput and scalability

  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks and maintain a process of technological evolution

  • Develop unit and integration tests and help coordinate stress tests to validate service reliability and capacity

Requirements

  • A minimum of 6 years of professional software engineering experience

  • Solid understanding of CS fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures, and design patterns

  • Experience with systems analysis, design, troubleshooting and debugging

  • Good understanding of web-related technologies (e.g. HTTP, REST, TCP/IP, Message Queuing)

  • Experience programming back-end web services in an OO language (Java preferred)

  • Knowledge of data-modeling, RDBMS/NoSQL development experience

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience

Pluses

• Linux experience

• Familiarity with the Spring Framework

• Knowledge of cloud technologies such as AWS and GCP

• A desire to make easy-to-use APIs used by multiple consumers

• Experience with scalable services supporting high volume load

• Familiarity with modern Web technologies such as React, Vue or Angular

• Passion for technology and video games

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences...ever. Join us!

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