Pull up a chair and join us! Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a talented and enthusiastic software engineer to join the Hearthstone team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for making Hearthstone the best product it can be on all of our supported clients, with an extra-special desire to make it sing on mobile devices. Blizzard offers a fun, creative, and technically challenging environment with excellent compensation and a full range of benefits.
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.
Design, build, test, and deliver automation, tools, and services that increase the velocity of the Hearthstone development team
Design, build, test, and deliver tools and systems to improve game quality (reliability and performance) through crash monitoring, performance analysis, etc.)
Create an excellent experience for all Hearthstone engineering teams as they contribute source code, build artifacts, manage branches, and deploy internal tools and game components
Help improve team’s ability to develop and test the game, especially on mobile platforms
Maintain familiarity with Hearthstone’s design
Champion Blizzard’s core values, especially “Gameplay First”
Strong, proven programming skills in C# and Python
High comfort level extending and improving an established code base
Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and Travis CI
Experience with source control systems such as Artifactory, Perforce, and Git
Ability to communicate effectively with artists, designers, and other engineers
Ability to work in a collaborative environment
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in delivering production-level code in a professional environment
Familiarity with Hearthstone, at least at a casual player level
Experience with Unity (player or headless builds)
Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef or Puppet
Experience with containers and related technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes
Experience with performance analysis and code optimization
Avid Hearthstone player
iOS or Android development experience
Previous experience shipping game titles or other software
Experience with Unity 2018.x or newer
Database development experience (MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL, etc.)
Experience supporting a live service
Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related degree
Familiarity with other Blizzard Entertainment products
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!
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.
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