Software Engineering Internship

About the Employer

Job Title:

Software Engineering Internship

Requisition ID:

R003243

Job Description:

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INTERN

Greetings, students! We’re geared up here to offer another round of epic internship experiences in summer 2021. The internship program offers the opportunity to pause your studies for one summer and work side-by-side with Blizzard Entertainment employees in your area of interest, doing real work that oftentimes ends up in production. As such, we hold you to the same high standards as anybody else in the company.

Just like our gameplay experiences, Blizzard internships are a fully immersive experience. We want interns who are enthusiastic about what they want to do for a living and excited to come in every day to learn and contribute in this hyper-creative atmosphere. Being fully engaged with our team also means communicating effectively and maintaining an open mind - one that is receptive to feedback and able to adapt and grow. Your hobbies and interests can also play in your favor. Passion for technology, gaming, game development, and an in-depth knowledge of Blizzard games, products, and services will always be a plus with us, regardless of the position you’re applying for. Be passionate about who you are, be into our industry, and be willing to go all-in and embrace this opportunity to the fullest!

QUEST OBJECTIVES

· Work with engineers on one of Blizzard Entertainment’s esteemed online products and service teams

· Partner closely with a mentor to design, implement, and debug software in C++, Java and other languages that drive the next generation of online products

· Expand your skills and learn new technology

QUEST REQUIREMENTS

· Currently enrolled in a college or university

· Returning for at least one more semester or quarter following the Summer 2021 internship

· Able to work fulltime hours for 11 – 12 weeks at the Blizzard office indicated in this job posting between May 2021 – August 2021 or June 2021 – September 2021 (group dates depend on when you get out of school)

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Ecommerce: The Ecommerce engineering teams are responsible for the entire online purchasing experience on the Battle.net Shop. From payment processing to claw backs – get ready to see it all.

· Proficiency in Java, Linux/Unix and any web-related technologies

· Familiarity with high performance web APIs

· Experience with scalable web app designs

· An interest in back-end systems that power Blizzard’s catalog of digital products

Platform: Our platform engineering teams are responsible for all the behind-the-scenes technology that makes everything run. From the infrastructure to dev portals, they do it all!

· Experience with C++, Python, Java, REST and other back-end web-related technologies

· Interest in Infrastructure, server architectures and back-end game services

· Familiarity with developer portals, APIs/SDKs and Content Management Systems

· PLEASE NOTE: Some roles in this organization are located in Austin, TX

Applications: From the desktop and mobile Battle.net application to every Blizzard game website, corporate and esports landing pages – our applications team touches it all!

· Proficiency in Javascript, Node.js, React, CSS and other web-related technologies

· An interest in desktop and mobile applications

· A vested interest in Web Development

· PLEASE NOTE: Some roles in this organization are located in Austin, TX

Service Technologies: Enhancing the experience of our players and customer support services is just the beginning of what makes Service Tech the team that it is. Be a part of the engineering team that ensures all our players can fully enjoy our games.

· Proficiency in Java, Javascript and web application services.

· Experience developing applications using the Angular framework

· Interest in developing web applications and services for millions of Blizzard players

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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 a deeply 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!

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