Lead Software Engineer, Java
Blizzard Entertainment | Irvine CA 92602 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/29/2013
Blizzard Entertainment has an opening for a talented and enthusiastic lead software engineer to join our Battle.net web team!
The Battle.net web team handles Alexa™ top-ranked sites like Blizzard.com and Battle.net that attract millions of passionate fans every week. Our forums, blogs, character profiles, leaderboards, item databases, and more, get millions of views each day. Our account and payment infrastructure handles millions of transactions for the StarCraft, Diablo, and World of Warcraft franchises, for multiple regions around the globe. We work with every other department within Blizzard Entertainment, to deliver a new level of engagement for our global audience.
The lead software engineer will lead a team of talented engineers, to develop scalable and high performance web sites and core platform services. The role focuses on server-side engineering and architecture, while interfacing with front end engineering and design teams to push the boundaries of interactivity, integration, and quality for our Blizzard Entertainment products.
Expert programming skills, including experience with Java
A minimum of 10 years’ professional programming experience
Strong understanding of scalable and high-performance server architecture
Strong security knowledge
RDBMS development experience (MySQL, Oracle)
Excellent communication skills and strong leadership experience
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience
Passion for technology and video games
Strong understanding of Linux / UNIX servers
Knowledge of SOAP and RESTful web services
UML diagramming experience (class, sequence
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|Location||Irvine, CA, 92602, United States|
|Categories||Programmer / Engineer|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|