Technical Lead (Full - Stack Java), Engineering Systems

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
5 - 7 years experience
Arts & Entertainment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an experienced software engineering leader to build a great product and team, inspire customers and partners, and take our global data platform to the next level.  If you are excited about the infinite possibilities that real-time big data solutions bring, read on and apply today!

The technical lead of our global data platform team will contribute as part of a team of highly skilled engineers responsible for extending and growing our world-class big data systems.  This lead will collaborate with engineers in our data team and across the company to provide the solutions for problems of data at scale – whether it’s BI, infrastructure management, or game-support capabilities.


  • Lead, manage, and mentor team of 4-6 engineers
  • Lead research and development efforts to innovate new and improve existing data solutions at Blizzard
  • Collaborate with customers and program managers on product development
  • Document and share best practices with engineers across Blizzard


  • Minimum of five years of professional full-stack engineering experience
  • Deep understanding of the software development lifecycle, from commit through deploy
  • Strong background in cloud computing and big data systems
  • Keen understanding of Agile software development with a heavy emphasis on delivery
  • Experience managing high-performance teams and individuals
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with and history using Apache products (Kafka, Hadoop, Flume, Spark etc)
  • Familiarity with and history using products similar to Elastic Search and Cassandra
  • Familiarity with and history building scalable APIs
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