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Senior Staff Software Engineer


Foster City, CA 06-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Staff Software Engineer (Backend)

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g46n7q-44-201-96-43-42 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.