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.

Your role within Activision Blizzard Media

  • Partner with Architects, Product Managers and other engineers to build one of the world’s largest mobile game advertising platforms

  • Evaluate and choose the right technology stack and build the Ads & Monetization platform to handle billions of requests per day and tens of thousands of requests per second

  • Own the overall goals of uptime and scalability of the platform

  • Genuine interest in working with and mentoring junior engineers


  • 7+ years of experience leading the development of highly performing, highly available and highly reliable production services

  • Expert knowledge in Java, JMeter and performance engineering

  • Experience with streaming technologies e.g. Kafka, Kinesis and Flink

  • Experience with NoSQL systems e.g. DynamoDB, Cassandra, HBase

  • Experience working in a cloud-based environment with Google Cloud Platform or AWS

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

  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience in CI/CD, test automation, Jenkins, Gradle and related technologies

  • Experience with open source technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Google BigQuery

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


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;

  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;

  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;

  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;

  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $111,780.00 - $206,882.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.