Lead Software Engineer, Engine Systems - Diablo IV

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine California 92618 United States of America
21 days ago

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Lead Software Engineer, Engine Systems - Diablo IV

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We need you

The minions of Hell are growing stronger...

We’re working on Diablo IV! Are you a skilled Lead Software Engineer, Engine Systems who also cares about supporting people and growing a thriving team to drive forward technology? Join us and together we will create something exceptional.

The Engine team oversees many of Diablo IV’s core systems including audio, physics, UI, VFX, asset loading, job scheduling, and more. It also shepherds CPU and memory optimization, console support, and several key tools including our profiler. The team is continuing to expand, and it needs another leader to help guide us in our journey. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the future of the Diablo franchise.

In addition, our culture and values are important to us. All our engineers strive to make our working environment one that is inclusive, diverse, safe and empowering. We are looking for your passion here so that you too can proactively promote and foster this with all our fellow developers.




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. The potential home studio for this role is Albany, NY, Austin TX or Irvine, CA.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work/life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunities for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences ever. Join us!


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/ .

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $121,500.00 - $224,880.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed. Create Your Profile — Game companies can contact you with their relevant job openings.

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