Software Engineering Internship

Sep 04, 2022
Irvine, United States
... Not specified
... Internship
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Software Engineering Internship

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Job Description:

Software Engineering Internship  

Your Platform  

At Activision Blizzard we are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences, driven by our company values and passion, Activision Blizzard creates worlds with the focus to entertain the universe. We are looking for talented and innovative students to join our team for the summer of 2023. All interns will receive a meaningful project and an unparalleled experience. We’ll provide the tools and resources you need to learn. The challenging and creative work you do throughout your internship will directly impact the team you are contributing to.  

Interns will be given the choice to work remotely or relocate to the internship location. The company will cover relocation services and will provide a living student to supplement housing, utility, and office supply costs.  

Player Profile  

  • Must be pursuing a bachelors, masters, or PhD in a computer science related field and graduating December 2023 or later.  

  • Available for a 12-week internship starting in late May or late June.  

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills.  

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.  

  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written skills.  

Internship Opportunities  

Front-End Development Internship: Be a part of one of our internal teams, focused on Front-end Development to build and maintain a variety of consumer facing websites and mobile properties for our games and franchises. Leverage data, game API’s and creative marketing to build an engaging experience for players out of the console of PC.  

  • Deep understanding of front end (CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Etc.) languages.  

  • Experience with engineering tools and methods (GitHub, unit testing, continuous integration, etc.).  

Back-end Development Internship: Join a team focused on Back-end Development to build and maintain a variety of consumer facing websites and mobile properties for our games and franchises. Work on websites that are global and responsive to support long term maintenance and usability.  

  • Strong understanding of Python and Java programming and Spring framework.  

  • Experience with SQL/NoSQL.  

  • Understanding of data scaling techniques.  

  • Experience with various engineering tools including GitHub, unit testing, continuous integration, etc. 

UX/UI Internship: Join one of our teams focused on UX/UI to create wireframes, mockups and prototypes for new and existing websites and mobile applications for one of our franchises. Conduct research to advise approach including competitive analysis and user feedback.  

  • Knowledge of standard practices for websites and mobile apps.  

  • Effective communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.  

  • Ability to work independently within a team environment.  

  • Experience using design tools such as Sketch.  

Ecommerce: The Ecommerce engineering teams oversee the entire online purchasing experience on the Shop. From payment processing to claw backs – get ready to see it all.  

  • Proficiency in Java, Linux/Unix and any web-related technologies.  

  • Familiarity with high performance web APIs.  

  • Experience with scalable web app designs.  

  • Passion for working on back-end systems that power Blizzard’s catalog of digital products.  

Platform: Our platform engineering teams are responsible for all the behind-the-scenes technology that makes everything run. From the infrastructure to dev portals, they do it all!  

  • Experience with JavaScript.  

  • Experience with C++, Python, Java, REST and other back-end web-related technologies.  

  • Interest in Infrastructure, server architectures and back-end game services.  

  • Familiarity with developer portals, APIs/SDKs and Content Management Systems.  

Applications: From the desktop and mobile application to every Blizzard game website, corporate and esports landing pages – our applications team reaches it all. 

  • Proficiency in Javascript, Node.js, React, CSS, Kotlin and other web-related technologies.  

  • An interest in desktop and/or mobile applications.  

  • Familiarity with Android Architecture.  

  • A vested interest in Web Development.  

Your Mission  

  • Work on bold projects that apply your education and critical thinking abilities to have an impact on business initiatives.  

  • Participate in the design and code review process.  

  • Collaborate with other software engineers.  

  • Participate in learning and development tech talks to understand how our employees come together to launch AAA games.  

Our World  

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.  

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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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