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Junior Software Engineer - Toys For Bob - Novato, CA
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Activision | Novato, CA
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Job Description

Toy for Bob is looking for a passionate Junior Software Engineer to join our talented team in creating the next generation of award-winning games for console.

Job duties include:

* Develop, modify, and debug gameplay and related engine C/C++ code
* Develop, modify, and debug gameplay code in a scripting language
* Deploys and tests software on PC and 360/PS3/Xbox One/PS4 console platforms
* Document software and features for internal and external engineering teams
* Collaborate with other internal departments (art, design, audio, animation, QA, etc)
* Participates in the design and code review process
* Reports to Gameplay Lead Engineer


* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
* Experience developing software systems for personal or class projects
* Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
* Solid math background
* Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, results-oriented
* Good communicator that enjoys collaboration with other programmers
* Passion for games

The ideal candidate will also have:

* Aptitude for game and system design
* Experience with game development
* Demonstrated ability to write clean, readable, portable, and reliable code
* A threshold of coursework in Computer Science, Math and Engineering
* Strong C/C++ experience
* Experience with scripting languages like Python, C#, Perl, ActionScript, JavaScript or Lua
* Proficiency working with a debugger

Toys for Bob is a band of inventors, makers, and magicians who have been developing whimsical AAA console games for over 25 years. We play in a former military hangar that's been converted into a colorful, tiki-themed, dog-friendly paradise just 20 minutes north of the San Francisco Golden Gate bridge. Best known for inventing the "Toys to Life" genre with Skylanders, we are a team of out-of-the-box thinkers who are driven to create memorable new experiences that inspire joy through levity and play. If you love games, are great at what you do, and don't take yourself too seriously, we'd love for you to be part of the family!

About Activision

Activision Blizzard Inc., formerly Activision, Inc., is an online and console game publisher. On July 9, 2008, the Company was formed by combining Activision, Inc., an independent publisher of interactive entertainment, and Vivendi Games, Vivendi SA's interactive entertainment business. It operates in four operating segments: Activision Publishing; which is engaged publishing interactive entertainment software and peripherals which includes Activision, Inc. and certain studios, assets, and titles previously included in Vivendi Games' Sierra Entertainment operating segment prior to the Business Combination (Activision), Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries, which are engaged in publishing traditional games and online subscription-based games in the MMORPG category (Blizzard); Activision Blizzard Distribution, which is engaged in distribution of interactive entertainment software and hardware products (Distribution), and Activision Blizzard's non-core exit operations. (Source: 10-K)