Senior Tools Engineer - Sledgehammer Games

Toronto Ontario M4C 0A1 Canada
13 days ago

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Senior Tools Engineer - Sledgehammer Games

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Job Description:

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Sledgehammer Games is looking for dedicated developers to join us as founding members of our new Toronto team. This group will partner with our global teams in Foster City, California and Melbourne, Victoria in the creation of epic content for some of the biggest games in the world. This is an opportunity to help grow and shape a AAA team from the ground up, adding new skills to your armoury while gaining the unique satisfaction that only comes from building something brand new. Join us on our quest to maintain and improve a healthy and inspiring studio culture. We'd like to speak with you!

Your Mission

As a Senior Tools Engineer you collaborate with the content team in providing them with new and improved tools to improve iteration. Sledgehammer Games believes one of the biggest multipliers to a team’s efficiency is great tools. This person will be flexible and comfortable jumping into and making modifications to large codebases while being responsible to content teams using the tools across the globe. They will also be able to translate content creator requests into useful, manageable tasks that help Sledgehammer build amazing experiences for players. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has a technical background, a passion for the gaming industry and enjoys working with a powerful engineering team.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

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Minimum Requirements:

5+ years tools programming experience

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Our World

Sledgehammer Games is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at or search for Sledgehammer Games on your favourite social media platform. Want to hear what it’s like at the studio directly from current employees? Check out our #LifeatSHG developer profiles:

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability


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