Programming and Development
Permanent | Full Time
Senior 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 Senior 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
Design and develop highly scalable, highly available and highly reliable supply side platform (SSP) that needs to handle hundreds of thousands of advertising requests per second
Work with architects and other engineers to design and architect backend SSP systemsMigrate the existing platform to Google Cloud
Collaborate with Product and peer engineering teams on cross functional projectsWork with DevOps engineers to ensure operational excellence
Genuine interest in working with and mentoring junior engineers
Skills to create thrills
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 AWSGreat 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.
Knowledge and experience in CI/CD, test automation, Jenkins, Gradle and related technologiesExperience with streaming technologies e.g. Kafka, Kinesis or Flink
Experience with open source technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Google BigQuery
About Activision and Our Family of Brands
King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one (or more!) of our games.
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