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Senior Automation & Data Programmer


Montreal, QC 03-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Founded in Quebec City and continuing its growth with a team in Montreal, Beenox has over 20 years of expertise in the game development. As an Activision studio we are leaders in interactive entertainment and involved in the creation of renowned titles.

We are proud to be a major contributor to the popular Call of Duty franchise, crafting content for the Warzone seasons, owning the development of the PC version of Call of Duty, and being involved in the development of Warzone™ Mobile. Throughout our history, we have also contributed to the success of Crash Bandicoot, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Skylanders, Spider-Man and Guitar Hero.

Working at Beenox means being part of a motivated and supportive team where we collaborate to achieve a common goal: crafting memorable gaming experiences for millions of gamers. It's a stimulating and rewarding environment where everyone has a voice and an impact on the projects and the studio. Come join the best team in the industry to work on exciting and creative projects!
Our perks
• Competitive compensation and time-off policy
• Group insurance paid almost entirely by the studio
• Retirement savings with contribution from Beenox
• Professional growth on a technical and/or management level
• Various training courses offered free of charge to employees
…Lots of fun through unforgettable activities and events!

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Automation & Data Programmer to embark on an automation adventure that will redefine our development experience and help us take our innovative games to the next level. This role allows you to have an impact on games played by millions of fans across the globe.

We are using automated technologies and tests to improve our efficiency and detect and report defects in our products. It enables developers to efficiently collaborate and iterate on compelling and exciting gameplay, while unburdening our teams and improving the overall quality of our products.

As a senior programmer, you will have to
• Act as a mentor and become a resource for your fellow programmers;
• Make your team shine thanks to your expertise;
• Be able to navigate the unknown: you will tackle sophisticated problems and you will find solutions adapted to the needs of the studio and its projects;
• Demonstrate a credible professional maturity, a desire to surpass oneself and show resourcefulness to improve existing technologies.

• Craft, implement and deploy metrics and systems for observing, evaluating, and optimizing automation and business processes within the context of our proprietary automation infrastructure, game engine, pipeline, and workflows.
• Support analysis and optimization of all parts of our test automation framework and pipeline.
• Build tooling for extracting, analyzing, and presenting test automation data.
• Write and display crucial analytics and metrics for test automation performance, stability, and more.
• Analyze automation systems and business practices to promote product quality, development environment quality and efficiency.
• Instrument test automation tooling and pipeline. Collect and visualize data, analyze and report results.
• Collaborate with teams across functions and studios to craft groundbreaking automation strategies.

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, data programming, statistics or related fields, or equivalent experience.
• More than 7 years of relevant programming experience.
• Passionate about automation, data programming, data analysis, and productivity.
• Good problem solving and analytical skills.
• Proficiency in Python, SQL and C/C++.
• Solid understanding of computer architectures, data storage and distributed systems.
• Proven success in a collaborative team environment.

Bonus points
• Familiarity with CI/CD technologies and architectures.
• Hands-on experience with Perforce, Git, Grafana, ELK, Jenkins, Airflow, Databricks, Spark, Kafka.
• Knowledge of ETL processes and best practices.
• Experience with data technologies, distributed systems, data modeling & statistical analysis.
• Experience with analytical projects delivering measurable engagement or revenue / cost impact.
• Experience developing automation or testing frameworks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8e20x-44-200-86-95-42 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.