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Senior Software Development Engineer


Austin, TX 07-11-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you'll be responsible for creating new tools and reports to improve automation testing of games and applications across Activision and Treyarch. You will be writing specifications, designing, building, testing, and implementing applications, as well as maintaining those applications after release using the languages and tools available. You'll also be working with, mentoring and providing technical leadership to other programmers on the team to develop new applications with overall efficiency, reuse and automation as guiding principles.

What you'll do…
• 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 and Treyarch
• Document and comment code thoroughly for ease of understanding for your peer programmers
• Participate in the planning process, programming and creation process with management and the client to release bug free tools and applications
• Build tools using whichever programming languages are necessary to complete the project, learning any languages that you don't know to complete the project
• Review, analyze, and modify programming-related systems including documenting, designing, developing, testing, monitoring, and maintaining programs as specified by leadership
• Participate in review and company meetings concerning projects and programs
• Communicate effectively with clients in a courteous and respectful manner

To succeed you should have…
• 7+ years of programming experience
• Strong experience with Python and Django
• Advanced knowledge of database query languages such as T-SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB
• The ability to use front-end and back-end languages to create a feature rich and polished application
• Experience with Microsoft operating systems
• Experience with JIRA and Agile management
• Experience with Git, GitHub or Gitlab
• Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of applications
• Strong interpersonal skills
• University-level degree in Computer Science or related field

We'd love it if you also have…
• Experience with mobile development
• Experience programming in C/C++ or C#
• Knowledge of standards-based programming languages such as HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS
• Experience with testing desktop and web-based applications
• Experience with Linux operating systems

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

PS, we've also got some pretty amazing office perks and benefits, like 20 vacation days and 16 holidays, 10 weeks of family leave, free lunches and snacks at our office, comprehensive healthcare, and more! Check out all the details here for more information: https://hub.activisionblizzard.com/s/us-benefits

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d82ow6-3-229-124-74-42 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.