Software Engineer, Web (Ecommerce)

Blizzard

Irvine, CA, USA Remote

Full time

Oct 1

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Job Title:

Software Engineer, Web (Ecommerce)Requisition ID:

R009030Job Description:

Battle.net & Online Products is home to 400+ caring and passionate engineers, product managers, designers, and QA focused on the legendary gaming network, Battle.net, that brings millions of gamers together and makes our products available to our players around the world.  

Battle.net currently has multiple web engineering roles available on our Ecommerce Group. The Ecommerce Group develops multiple web-based tools and web sites, that run on top of our Ecommerce Platform. In fact, our Battle.net homepage is powered by our popular Ecommerce Web Shop. Our tools allow our game teams and operations teams to configure and operate the Ecommerce business and offering, from configuring thousands of digital products for sale in our product catalog, to controlling sale events, to scheduling viewership incentives promotions, to generating millions of keys; all for our Blizzard and Activision games.

Our web apps need to be performant, responsive, secure, localized, and deployed around the world. While we have our share of legacy tech choices, we are also using the latest and greatest web development techniques for our new apps. As we refactor and modernize our older apps, combating tech debt and maintaining technical excellence is important to us.

We use technologies like Angular, React, Java, Spring Boot, Docker, and more to provide the user-facing components and behind-the-scenes tooling of Battle.net's Ecommerce experience. Our team frequently discusses emerging tech, opportunities for improvement, and ways to do better.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We have transitioned to a work-from-home model and we are continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options. Eventually, most of our positions will be in Irvine, CA, or Austin, TX, and we will discuss this during the hiring process.

Responsibilities 

  • Develop new features for merchandising, purchasing, and gifting the contents of our digital product catalog, integrating with the rest of our Ecommerce Group and game teams
  • Collaborate with fellow engineers, designers, and numerous other partners to deliver quality products
  • Learn and grow with the team, drive for and adapt to new technologies
  • See projects through from requirement gathering to development, testing support, launch, and live coverage thereafter
  • Improve the quality of our code and infrastructure to grow with Blizzard’s global reach
  • Lend a voice in shaping our product features, collaborating not only with other engineers but designers, product managers, test analysts, and others

Requirements 

  • At least 2 years of web application development experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
  • Experience in client-side JavaScript in the context of both single-page applications and more traditional webpage architecture
  • Familiar with common web security practices and the reasons to use them
  • Understanding of web technology (HTTP, request/response, REST, etc.)

Pluses 

  • Familiarity with a modern SPA framework or library such as Angular, React, or Vue.js
  • Skilled with common web security practices and the reasons to use them
  • Experience developing in Java or another server-side object-oriented programming language
  • Working knowledge of the Spring framework
  • Experience writing unit tests

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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!

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