Software Engineer (Web Full-Stack), Desktop Applications

We, the engineers of the Battle.net & Online Products Applications Group, are looking for a passionate software engineer to join our Battle.net Desktop Application team. Our team provides the gateway to a vibrant and thriving online gaming community. We put Blizzard’s epic games into the hands of the world’s most passionate and loyal players. We share amazing content immersing players into the rich universes we craft. Together, we deliver Blizzard Entertainment to millions of players across the globe every day.

Our ideal candidate enjoys teaming up with designers, program managers, and fellow engineers to build intuitive, efficient, maintainable, and highly polished experiences.  We have ambitious plans to evolve our application, and everyone on the team can help shape the future of the tech, features, and design.

The Desktop App team develops the Battle.net Desktop Application for both PC and Mac. The Desktop App presents a seamless experience for Blizzard’s products: content about Blizzard games, a portal to the digital store, a hub to update and launch games, and a place where millions of players can socialize with their friends. Our primary mission is to create an entertaining, approachable, and accessible portal to get our players immersed and enjoying Blizzard’s games with their friends as quickly and effortlessly as possible.

The Battle.net & Online Products organization is home to 300+ superpowered engineers, program managers, and designers focused on the technology that powers Blizzard Entertainment’s games. Whether you’re playing one of our titles, chatting with friends, browsing our web content or just shopping online, B&OP ensures that our players are immersed in engaging, exciting, and secure experiences.

This position is available in our Irvine, California office location.

Requirements

  • Passion for delivering amazing features
  • JavaScript and either Java or Node.js experience with a minimum of 3 years’ professional experience
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and DOM
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React, Vue.js, or Angular
  • Familiarity with HTTP and basic networking concepts
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience

Pluses

  • Experience creating and operating high scale web sites
  • Experience with C++ applications development
  • Familiarity with security standards
  • Familiarity with Typescript, NGINX, or OAuth
  • Experience with Client / Server architectures
Blizzard is looking to hire a Software Engineer (Web Full-Stack), Desktop Applications at their Irvine, CA, USA location. Job contains the tags Unity, C++, Java, HTML and Programmer.
Job discovered on 1/15/2020

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