Full Time Job

Senior Software Development Engineer


Austin, TX 06-15-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Your Platform

Your Mission

The Senior Software Development Engineer is responsible for creating new tools and reports to improve automation testing of games and applications within Activision. The role involves writing specifications, designing, building, testing, implementing applications as well as maintaining those applications after release using the languages and tools available. Work with, mentor and provide technical leadership to other programmers on the team to develop new applications with overall efficiency, reuse and automation as the guiding principles.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Work on projects including database driven web applications, website enhancements, desktop applications, and efficiency automation projects.
• Work within a team environment to address the programming needs of management and other teams within Activision.
• Document and comment code thoroughly for ease of understanding for your peer programmer.
• Participate in the planning process, programming and creation process with management and the client to release bug free tools and applications.
• Build tools using which ever programming languages are necessary to complete the project, learn any languages that you don't know to complete the project.
• Responsible for working on many projects simultaneously as directed by management.
• Review, analyze, and modify programming-related systems including documenting, designing, developing, testing, monitoring, and maintaining programs as specified by management.
• Participate in review and company meetings concerning projects and programs.
• Document work-time and processes as specified by management.
• Responsible for meeting set goals and deadlines as determined by management.
• Communicate effectively with clients in a courteous and respectful manner.

Player Profile

Educational Requirements:
• At least a Bachelor's degree preferably in a computer-related field (computer science/programming) or engineering

Minimum Requirements:
• At least 7 years of experience
• Advanced knowledge of standards-based programming language, Python
• Advanced knowledge of database query languages including but not limited to T-SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB
• The ability to use the front-end and back-end languages to create a feature rich and polished application
• Experience with Django
• Experience with Microsoft operating systems
• Experience with JIRA and Agile management
• Experience with Git, GitHub or Gitlab
• Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications
• Above average written and verbal communications skills

Extra Points:
• Experience with mobile development
• Advanced knowledge of standards-based programming languages including but not limited to HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS.
• Experience with testing desktop and web-based applications.
• Experience with Linux operating systems.

About Activision Blizzard Media

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 have built a new team to introduce innovative, impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly-engaged players. We are looking for new talents to help take our emergent media offering to the next level.

We need all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can't expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people.

Ready to play?

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

All applications should be made in English.

Discover more at https://www.activisionblizzardmedia.com/

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy4nk3-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.