Senior Software Engineer

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Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
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Demonware creates and provides the online services behind hugely popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty and Skylanders. We provide Matchmaking, Microtransactions, Storage and Identity & Access Management services for almost half a billion users. Demonware has offices in Dublin, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Shanghai, China, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.
Team / Role Summary:
Demonware's Products department is responsible for delivering bundled suites of services for game studios. We are seeking a software engineer to join our team in designing, building and running the A/B Testing and IAM systems that serve the Call of Duty franchise and many other Activision titles.

Provide leadership and technical direction on the various products owned by the Citadel team including A/B Testing and IAM.

Adhere to Demonware's standards of reliability and quality by using best practices in software engineering and modular design.

Take ownership of problems and projects which require in depth evaluation.

Liaise with game studios on feature implementation, ensuring their requirements are met in a timely and appropriate manner.

Ensure all components are highly scalable, maintainable, and monitored.

Delegate, coach and mentor other team members.

6+ years Software Development experience.

Expert knowledge of Python

A strong background in open source and Linux environments.

Experience with MySQL, Cassandra or other database technologies.

A proven ability to analyze requirements and make corresponding design decisions.

A broad understanding of networking protocols such as TCP/IP and HTTP.

Experience designing & implementing RESTful APIs.

Experience with continuous integration and agile methodologies.

A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent.

Experience implementing A/B Testing and/or IAM systems.

Understanding of modern gameplay designs for AAA games - the ability to engage with both game designers and software engineers.
What Demonware Offers:

An excellent salary, with annual performance reviews

25 days holidays

Annual bonus program

Annual pay review

Pension matching contributions

Top-tier healthcare for you and your family

Life insurance coverage

Tax Saver Commuter Ticket scheme

Bike to work Scheme

Free Activision Games

Snacks 24/7

A culture that emphasizes continual learning and improvement, with opportunities for career progression, travel, and a commitment to open source
Demonware By The Numbers:

469+ million gamers

3.2+ million concurrent online gamers

100+ games

300,000 requests per second at peak

Average query response time of

630,000+ metrics a minute

132 billion+ API calls per month

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