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Software Engineer, Release - Shared Game Engine
Irvine, CA

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Job Description

How would it feel for your contributions to have a major impact across all game development at Blizzard? This is your chance to find out! Blizzard Entertainment is developing a modern, cross-platform game engine to share across all of Blizzard and power the future of Blizzard games. This new project pushes the bleeding edge of technology both at Blizzard and in the gaming industry as a whole. You'll join a collaborative team of experienced and highly skilled game developers who will work with game teams across the company to deliver a truly epic game engine. Get in early and help shape the future of gaming. Are you in?

We are seeking a Software Engineer to join our Release/Automation team to help create and iterate on our build, deploy, and release tools.


* Design and implementation of automated build, deploy and testing systems
* Create, monitor and support development team infrastructure
* Empathize with and support software engineers across the entire team


* Support-oriented mindset with fast responsiveness to issues that come up
* Passion for building reliable systems and committing to quality
* Desire to grow and refine your experience in the software build and release process
* Excellent communication skills with technical and non-technical teammates
* Scripting language experience (eg: Python, Groovy, Bash, C#)
* Source Control experience (eg: Git, Perforce, SVN)
* Familiarity with Jenkins or similar automation software
* Experience working on or supporting codebases with many developers


* C++ development or build system familiarity
* Game or mobile application development experience
* Testing framework experience
* Web development experience
* Linux, Mac or Windows system administration experience
* Cloud provisioning/administration experience (eg: OpenStack, VMWare, AWS)
* Experience debugging and triaging problems in online systems
* Cover letter telling us about yourself!

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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