Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a leader for an engineering team responsible for the diverse portfolio of Database technologies which power our online games. Database Engineering architects, deploys, maintains, and tunes all technologies which store our critical customer, gameplay, and development related data.
The Database Engineering team currently is responsible for technologies such as Cassandra, MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, but is easily able to pivot and support new technologies that the business requires. The team is always ready to adapt to changing requirements by our game team customers, and work with them to engineer and support the technology solutions which best support a product’s development.
The Technical Manager is ultimately responsible for the ongoing maintenance and support of database technologies and systems currently in production at Blizzard. Additionally, they partner with development teams to design and constantly re-evaluate their technology stack to assure that it is optimal for each service. Building relationships is key; an ideal candidate will be able to establish a rapport with Technical Directors and Server Engineering Leads across the company, enabling a cooperative relationship between Database Engineers in IT, and the engineers who design the applications which power our online games.
COVID-19 Hiring Update:
We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.
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.
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!