Job Description:

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. The potential home studio for this role is Austin TX, Albany, NY or Irvine, CA. However, we understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore other possible
options, including remote work arrangements.

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:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

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 .

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $37.26 – $68.93 Hourly. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed. Report this job

  • Dice Id: RTL89455
  • Position Id: R022973

Tagged as: Collaboration, Computer Science, Data Structures, Design, Home Studio, Physics, Research, Software Engineering

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