Senior Software Developer

Senior ( 6 - 9 years )
Employer
Activision
Sector
Entertainment Providers
Type
Remote UTC+0, +6, +8, -8
Duration
Ongoing
Salary
Competitive
Job Category
Software Developer
Skills Required
Agile
Javascript
Operations
Product Management
Python
Software developer
Software Engineering
Benefits
Inclusive Environment, Equal Opportunity
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Job Title


Senior Software Developer


Requisition ID


R013107


Job Description


Your Platform


Demonware creates and provides the online services behind hugely popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty, Tony Hawk and Crash Bandicoot.


We provide Matchmaking, Marketplace, Storage and Identity & Access Management services for almost half a billion users.


Demonware has offices in Dublin, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Shanghai, China, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.


Your Mission


Demonware's Products department is responsible for delivering bundled suites of services for game studios. As a senior fullstack engineer on our online tools team, you will design, develop and maintain the configuration, debugging and live operations tooling used across Activision.


You will collaborate with experts across Demonware and Game Studios to build and deliver liveops tooling that helps connect and bring entertainment to hundreds of millions of people.


Responsibilities


Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities


  • Provide leadership and technical direction on the various products owned by the Tooling team including player management, telemetry, systems logging, permissions and debugging, dashboards and online services tooling.
  • Take ownership of problems and projects which require in depth evaluation.
  • Champion Demonware’s standards of reliability and quality by using the best approach in software engineering and modular design.
  • Liaise with internal service developers and game studios on feature implementation, ensuring their requirements are met in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Ensure all components are highly scalable, maintainable, and monitored.
  • Delegate, coach and mentor other team members.


Player Profile


Experience


  • In-depth knowledge of Python, JavaScript
  • Experience in building front end tooling and dashboards (React, GraphQL, Typescript, ag-Grid, data intensive applications)
  • A proven ability to analyze requirements and make corresponding design decisions.
  • Experience with continuous integration and agile methodologies.
  • A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent.


Extra Points


  • Product Management
  • Experience implementing Live Operations tooling
  • Experience Designing API and services integration
  • Understanding of modern game-play designs for AAA games - the ability to engage with both game designers and software engineers.


Our World


Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!


Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!


The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.


Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


R013107
Job Reference
LIN_SS-419311
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