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Expert Software Engineer

Company: Activision Publishing
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title:Expert Software EngineerRequisition ID:R005230Job Description:Job Title: Expert Software EngineerReporting To: Snr Manager, EngineeringDepartment: Experience OptimizationLocation: Santa Monica, CAYour MissionAs an Expert Software Engineer at Activision, you will work within the Experience Optimization group to build innovative and impactful player personalization platforms and products that help to build loyalty and drive engagement for Activision's industry leading games. Candidates should have development and implementation experience of large-scale applicationsKey responsibilities include:Build scalable, high-volume, high-availability systems for sophisticated personalization solutions leveraging machine learning.Develop personalized experiences within mobile and web applicationsWork with high volumes of data in both relational and NoSQL data storesBuild personalization integrations leveraging multiple data sources across communication channels (in-game, voice, mobile, email, social, web, and others)Perform code reviews and ensure exceptional code qualityParticipate in development of new features and defect resolution on existing applications, as well as assist with scoping and designing new product initiatives.Data integration and automation from a variety of formats including files and APIsDevelopment highly scalable data pipeline consumers that incorporate complex transformations and efficient code.Work in a collaborative environment with some pretty cool people, and HUGE amounts of dataLead and mentor other Software Engineers.Year 1 Success:Deliver scalable, high-volume, high-availability recommendation system.Integration of web-based features in at least one game in 2020 in partnership with studiosPlayer ProfileProven experience in a software engineering/development and designProven experience with Java or other object-oriented languageStrong Object Oriented Programming skills and proficiency in languages like Java (8+), Python, Golang, Scala or similar.Experience with high-volume consumer facing software systems.Strong capability in working with NoSQL databases (Dynamo, Cassandra, or similar)Experience with data pipelines such as Kafka / KinesisStrong understanding of data scaling techniquesExperience working in agile environmentSelf-starter who is excited about learning new technologies. Ability to work independently, learn quickly and be proactiveExperience with AWS, Redshift, and S3 a plus.Experience working in test driven development.Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related fieldYour Platform We're headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.Our World Great Games Start with Great People! This is an exciting time to join us!Activision has been changing the way people play for the past 40 years-as the leading developer and publisher of video games, our teams have created some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking, and beloved entertainment franchises in the industry. Ask anyone who works at Activision what their favorite thing about it is, and they'll tell you it's the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure, and resources, but our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee's brilliance.Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our current portfolio includes Call of Duty, Skylanders, and Crash Bandicoot.Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe, is one of the largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies in the world. Sitting at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment, our employees are some of the best and brightest across engineering, entertainment, media, and technology. A member of the S 500 Activision Blizzard is proud to be included as one of FORTUNE's '100 Best Companies To Work For,' 'World's Best Employers,' as well as 'Most Admired Companies.' In 2019 we were honored to receive a perfect score on our entry to the Corporate Equality Index as a Best Workplace for LGBTQ professionals and once again made Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies in Gaming. The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of Jobble

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