Staff Software Tools Engineer - Activision Blizzard Media

About the Employer

Job Description

Activision Blizzard Media is the gateway for brands to the #1 cross- platform gaming company in the western world, with hundreds of millions of players across over 190 countries. Our legendary portfolio includes iconic mobile game franchises such as Candy Crush™, esports opportunities like the Call of Duty® and Overwatch® Leagues, and some of the top PC and console gaming franchises such as World of Warcraft®, Call of Duty®, and StarCraft®.

The idea is simple: great game experiences offer great marketing experiences.

We are seeking a Staff Software Engineer in our Ads Engineering team, empowering cutting edge mobile advertising technologies to create the next generation of our Ads Platform.

Level Up - Your Role With Activision Blizzard Media

If you want to create amazing user experiences using the latest technologies, then this is the right job for you.

You're an excellent communicator, happy to work with people from several different business units. You can translate business needs into technical requirements and implementation. We are problem solvers, constantly reviewing how and why we do things and learning from each other. We are experimental, trying out new tech and ideas and willing to take risks to drive the entire industry forward.

We are sociable and fun, and we like to hang out together. We are passionate, some might even say quirky, and while we love what we do, our lives are about more than work. We love games, and are obsessed with creating the best player experience.

Game Changer - What You Bring To The Role

  • 5+ years of front and back end work experience

  • Experienced in HTML5, CSS3, javascript, and web development in general.

  • Experienced in writing backend services using Java & SQL.

  • Experience in designing overall architecture of frontend and backend solutions so that they work cohesively together.

  • Focused on usability, maintainability and quality, building for the long term.

  • Structured and analytical.

  • A comfortable people person, able to make non- technical users feel at ease

  • Able to see a user experience from the user's point of view.

  • Knowledgeable about web protocols, application servers and web servers.

  • A curious and fast learner who keeps up to date with changing technologies

  • Motivated by challenges and new opportunities.

  • Used to test- first development, UNIX environments, Git.

Bonus points

  • Have experience working with React and/or Angular.

  • Knowledge of ES7+, TypeScript, Java 8+

  • Has worked with CSS preprocessors (SASS, LESS, CSS modules)

  • Experienced working with build tools like Webpack, NPM scripts, Gradle.

About Activision and Our Family of Brands

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Activision develops, distributes, and publishes deeply immersive interactive entertainment for gaming consoles, mobile and tablet platforms, and PCs, including blockbuster franchises like Call of Duty® and Skylanders®.

Blizzard Entertainment develops, distributes and publishes some of the most iconic entertainment experiences in gaming, such as World of Warcraft®, StarCraft®, Diablo®, Hearthstone®, and Heroes of the Storm™, for PCs, mobile and tablet platforms, and consoles.

King Digital Entertainment creates leading interactive entertainment for the mobile world. With more than 200 fun titles, King's franchises include Candy Crush ®, Farm Heroes®, Pet Rescue®, and Bubble Witch®.

Ready to Play? Apply now!

Come join our world and work alongside some of the best and brightest minds in the business.

All applications should be made in English.