JOBS: Database Programmer - Next-Gen MMO

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an experienced programmer to develop and maintain customer-facing database projects for a next-generation MMO. Responsibilities include coordinating with other departments (web, network operations, etc.) during the development and deployment of future database-related projects and developing internal tools for server/data administration and reporting.

Requirements:

  • Experience with a procedural SQL language (PL/SQL, Transact-SQL, PL/pgSQL, SQL PL)
  • Database design experience
  • Strong web-based report/presentation building skills using Excel, Perl, SVG, XML, XHTML, XSLT, or other comparable languages and reporting packages
  • Skill in data analysis and statistics
  • Experience building user interfaces

Plusses:

  • Experience with a procedural SQL language (PL/SQL, Transact-SQL, PL/pgSQL, SQL PL)
  • Database design experience
  • Strong web-based report/presentation building skills using Excel, Perl, SVG, XML, XHTML, XSLT, or other comparable languages and reporting packages
  • Skill in data analysis and statistics
  • Experience building user interfaces

Please send code samples in text files as well as a cover letter, resume, and salary history in separate Word format documents to resumes@blizzard.com. Please list this job and your name in the subject line.

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

Source: Blizzard
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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)