Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard

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Software engine systems engineer

About the job

The minions of Hell are growing stronger...

Are you a skilled programmer interested in core engine systems, optimization, and consoles? Do you get excited about making games run faster and leaner? Join us and together we will create something exceptional. Your contributions are going to have a direct impact on the future of the Diablo franchise.

The Engine Systems Engineers help bring Diablo to life by owning foundational technology such as animation, VFX, physics, and audio. They also ensure we can deliver the game to our players through asset loading and streaming, optimization, wielding different platform SDKs, and much more.


  • Design and implement new engine features and capabilities through collaboration with artists and designers
  • Identify and implement engine related workflow improvements
  • Ensure client stability by diagnosing issues and resolving bugs


  • 3 years of professional software engineering experience
  • Proficiency with C++
  • General understanding of different data structures and their use cases
  • Experience with code and data optimization
  • Ability to communicate effectively with developers of all disciplines and technical skill
  • Experience in multi-threaded programming


  • Familiarity with C#
  • Experience developing for, and optimizing, console platforms
  • Shipped at least one AAA game title in a similar role
  • A degree in computer science, or a related field
  • A passion for video games

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home.

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