Blizzard Entertainment has an opening for a talented and enthusiastic Lead Software Engineer to join the Battle.net organization to lead a core technology team.
Battle.net is a premier online global gaming service, powering Blizzard's games with social features, commerce, distribution, and more. The Battle.net Desktop App and Battle.net Mobile App have been installed millions of times around the globe, and they bring our global community of gamers together, and provide them with access to games, news, friends, and more!
The majority of Battle.net servers are written in Java or C++. This core technology team focuses on the Java technologies of Battle.net, and builds/integrates libraries, frameworks, and tools, to allow our systems to operate with high reliability, and our engineers to be enabled to make the most impact.
Some of the technologies we use include Spring Boot, Docker, Consul, Vault, Terraform, SQL and NoSQL databases, and more, to deliver a world-class platform for Blizzard. The projects includes leveraging cloud technologies for build and deploy automation, monitoring libraries to capture detailed performance and operational metrics at scale, technologies to enable a microservices environment, service reliability improvements, security frameworks, best practice CI/CD, auto-scaling, stress testing frameworks, and more!
The Lead Software Engineer will lead a team of talented engineers, to develop scalable and highly performant services, libraries, and frameworks. The role focuses on server-side engineering and architecture, on topics including fault tolerance, scalability, security, automation, monitoring, and more.