Sherman Oaks, CA
Activision Central Tech works to support our development studios and their titles. Comprised of seven main teams, we have many specialties including big data, privacy and security, motion capture and animation pipeline technologies, graphics, build and infrastructure for studio development and data centers, optimization, systems programming and online services including matchmaking and networking. Central Tech is distributed globally with offices across the U.S., and in Canada, England, Ireland and Japan.
Most of our teams are comprised of both engineering and research talent, allowing us to always have an eye on the future. Our talented engineers help with title development and provide valuable knowledge sharing between studios while our researchers are action-oriented and keep a strong connection with the needs of the game studios.
Central Tech is part of Activision. To learn more about us and our research, please visit us at https://research.activision.com/.
Activision Blizzard is seeking talented junior programmers to join its Central Technology division with an opportunity to build skills and experience work on leading AAA online titles.
This is a rare West Coast opportunity to develop cutting edge games technology, learn the next-gen consoles inside and out, and to work with top developers like Sledgehammer, Treyarch, Infinity Ward, and Vicarious Visions.
Successful candidates will demonstrate superior programming and problem-solving skills, and will be self-motivated and reliable.
• Working knowledge of C++
• Experience with network programming (TCP, UDP, security, NAT, etc.), client/ server architecture, database development experience.
• Practical facility in a language such as LUA, Python or Java is helpful
• Own, operate and support the services and features you develop
• Implementing features deep within game-specific engines
• Troubleshoot online and multiplayer features
• Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent program
Please include the link to your code samples along with your resume.
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