Associate Software Engineer, Tools
Location:
Irvine , California
Posted:
December 17, 2017
Reference:
1161890285
The minions of hell grow stronger! Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a software engineer to join the Diablo team authoring tools to serve all game development disciplines. The ideal candidate is an experienced and self-driven problem solver with a passion for enabling others to succeed.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduating between December 2017 - August 2018
  • Authorized to work in the US

Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of new development tools for all disciplines.
  • Work with the Design, Art and Engine teams to improve existing toolsets.
  • Maintain tools for performance, stability, and error-free operation.
  • Identify and resolve pipeline issues and discover opportunities for improvement.

Requirements

  • Strong programming skills in C and C#, as well as proficient in WPF
  • Passion for tools and software development with a service-oriented attitude
  • Experience with Perforce or other version control systems
  • Strong code review, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Passion for video games

Pluses

  • Programming experience with Perl, Python, or other interpreted language
  • A degree in computer science, or a related field
  • 3D math skills
  • UI design experience
  • Experience automating processes
  • Console programming experience
  • Experience with SQL databases

WARNING! Applications that do not include all of the required materials will not be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We've worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences...ever. Join us!

A little about us:
Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer/publisher of entertainment software, including World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Hearthstone.

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