Blizzard Jobs: Server Programmer - Next-Gen MMO

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an experienced server programmer to work on its next-generation massively multiplayer game. This position is for a software engineer who will focus on network communication, player interaction across server boundaries, security countermeasures, and new game feature implementation.

Requirements:

  * Strong C/C++ programming skills
  * Networking experience in TCP/IP and UDP protocols
  * Distributed systems experience
  * Familiarity with implementing client/server architecture
  * Knowledge of network and server security issues
  * Experience with code optimization
  * Passion for games

Plusses:

  * Prior development work on client/server game systems
  * Previous experience with shipping game titles
  * MMORPG gaming experience
  * Linux and Oracle experience

Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary history in separate Word format documents to resumes@blizzard.com

Basic Tips for Resume/Demo Submission

No calls or follow-up emails, please. This is a full-time position in Irvine, California.

By Medievaldragon

Tomas Hernandez is owner of Blizzplanet.com since 2003 posting news about World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Next-Gen MMO, Blizzard Careers, and the Warcraft film. Blizzplanet is a leading fansite covering news about upcoming Blizzard Entertainment licensed products. I also post previews and reviews. I have interviewed book writers and Blizzard game developers. I was previously an employee of the OGaming Network (2003), and IncGamers (2008-2010). I was a guest newsposter for GosuGamers (World of Warcraft) a few years ago and for Diablofans.com (formerly Diablo3.com)