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Software Engineer, Analytics

Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Software Engineer, Analytics Requisition ID: R013455 Job Description: Your Platform Activision Central Technology (CT) is a group of engineers that collaborate with Activision studios to collaborate on an expert level in tools, graphics, systems engineering, and optimization! The CT analytic engineers support analysis and optimization of all parts of the asset creation, build pipelines, and automation across the studios. For example, we provide a centralized server farm, with specific systems for continuous integration and testing to managing our online gameplay servers. Your Mission Central Technology is seeking a Software Engineer, Analytics with experience building data infrastructure and performing statistical analysis on in-game features and technical solutions. This role will work on a team developing the next generation of data-driven technical challenges! They will work in areas such as optimizing/visualizing client to enterprise system/cloud workflows performance (memory, CPU, GPU, egress/ingress, and disk management) to analyzing / optimizing build pipelines, content creator workflows, and developer tools. Responsibilities: Develop tools for extracting, analyzing, and presenting game dataAnalyze substantial amounts of data sets to optimize game engineering workflowsCollaborate with the team to deliver sophisticated analytics to our portfolio of games with an easy-to-understand visualization / UIDefine new metrics and systems for observing, evaluating, and further optimizing business processes.Gather and prioritize requirements from engineers, content creators, and designers, whose success depends on your ability to increase their workflow efficiency.Take initiative to find and solve exciting problems across an ecosystem of cross-studio services and process.Perform research to acquire new knowledge vital to perform work you're doing and maintain a process of technological evolutionConnect with other departments within the team and Activision global community to improve existing system and determine new solutions Player Profile Strong interpersonal skills, service first attitudeStrong verbal and written communication skillsFlexibility and adaptability requiredAbility to learn on the job and adapt to new challenges quicklyExperience writing and debugging software in C/C++, Python, Lua, and C#Experience with source control software (Perforce, Git, etc.)Solid experience working with Big Data technologies (Spark, Presto, SQL)Deep understanding of relational and non-relational databases (SQL, Postgres, Elasticsearch)Experience working with virtualized/containerized environments (EC2, EKS, Docker) in a production environmentBA/BS degree in a technical field (computer science, math, physics) Extra Points: Central Technology would appreciate individuals with experience working in game development or w/ game developers that understand the content creation pipeline to backend services/online features. Experience with instrumentation would also be a bonus. Our World Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty -, World of Warcraft -, Overwatch -, Diablo -, Candy Crush--- and Bubble Witch---. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got our employees covered!The videogame 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 disability.

Keywords: ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC, Santa Monica , Software Engineer, Analytics, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Monica, California

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