Software Engineer, Java (Austin)
Blizzard Entertainment - Austin, TX

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Blizzard Entertainment seeks talented and enthusiastic software engineers to join our team. The team develops all our customer facing web sites, ranging from account management and e-commerce sites, to community forums and character profiles for multiple global regions, extending, supporting and enhancing the epic game experience Blizzard Entertainment is known for. The software engineer is responsible for creating new and improving existing applications in a high-load, high-availability environment. The role focuses heavily on server-side web programming, while interfacing with front-end design teams to create applications. The ideal candidate will be passionate about technology, the web, and video games and a desire to work in a creative, challenging and rewarding environment.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience

A minimum of 3 years’ of professional web application development

Expert programming skills, including experience with Java, and application development for the web

Expert analysis, troubleshooting, and debugging skills

Expert knowledge of computer science fundamentals, including algorithms, data structures and design patterns

Comfortable with Linux / UNIX, Apache, and Tomcat

Solid understanding of web-related technologies (e.g. HTML / XHTML, HTTP, SOAP, REST, TCP / IP, DNS, Message Queuing)

Experience working with modern databases and SQL

Experience working in a team environment on multiple projects


Experience working on Blizzard Entertainment community fan-sites

Experience in multiple different languages, web frameworks, containers, and datastores

Experience working in very high-load environments

Applicants must submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) and a resume. Only resumes with cover letters will be considered.

Job Status


Full-time Permanent

Primary Location


United States-TX-Austin

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