Permanent | Full Time
Principal Back End Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
Activision Blizzard Media is a rapidly growing business built to connect brands with our 350M + global player base across Activision, Blizzard and King.We create premium, innovative advertising experiences for world-class casual mobile games like King's Candy Crush Saga. Looking ahead, we plan to launch advertising across the Activision Blizzard portfolio, including high growth areas like eSports. This is an exciting time to join this growing business.We are hiring a Principal Back End Engineer in our Ads Engineering team, empowering cutting edge mobile advertising technologies to create the next generation of our Ads Platform.
Your role within Activision Blizzard Media
Partner with Architects, Product Managers and other engineers to build one of the world's largest mobile game advertising platforms
Evaluate and choose the right technology stack and build the supply side platform to handle hundreds of thousands of advertising requests per secondMigrate the existing platform to Google Cloud
Own the overall goals of uptime, reliability and scalability of the supply side platformGenuine interest in mentoring junior engineers
5+ years of experience leading the development of highly performing, highly available and highly reliable production services in JavaExpert knowledge in Java, JMeter and performance engineering
Experience with NoSQL systems e.g. BigTable, DynamoDB, HBase
Experience with distributed SQL database e.g. Google Spanner, AWS Aurora
Experience working in a cloud-based environment with Google Cloud Platform or AWSExcellent communication skills and a proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
Experience with streaming technologies e.g. Kafka, Kinesis or Flink
Experience with open source technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Google BigQuery
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