We are looking for people to join our team building core, impactful, and empowering technology for Battlefield. Our Battlefield Technology Team is home to remarkable technical talent building Battlefield tools and technology on EA’s proprietary game engine, Frostbite. We aim to empower engineering and content creation with a myriad of tools and workflows, while empowering the multi-studio distributed development team to create connected experiences for Battlefield fans around the world. Our people are the backbone and driving force to our creative products, and that’s why we’re dedicated to providing everyone the chance to express themselves and be their very best as we work towards a common cause. Join us!
We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer, who is passionate about developing systems and services to support the live operations and online gameplay for our millions of users.
You will work in small teams that collaborate to create solutions for our games, using modern technologies and frameworks deployed to cloud-based infrastructure. You will work with multiple existing systems; some developed here at Battlefield Central Tech, some developed externally. This will require working with a lot of different teams within EA and BCT. You will report into a Production Lead.
Analyze game designs and propose technical solutions for how they can be achieved
Develop distributed and resilient services
Adapt central EA technologies to meet game design needs
Use modern open-source stacks including Scala, gRPC, Finagle, and Linkerd/Envoy
Deploy services on cloud-based infrastructures such as Kubernetes
Oversee performance at the service level
Develop live tools that we use to manage all aspects of our live games
Integrate the tooling platform with other internal services
5+ years of experience in distributed, scalable, resilient, high-performing systems
Knowledge of Git, or similar distributed source management system
Experience with continuous integration and delivery
Nice to Haves
5+ years of experience with functional languages (Scala, Clojure, Erlang-Elixir, Kotlin, Rust, Swift, F#)
Experience with cloud deployment, as AWS
Knowledge of Linux
Knowledge of Java, C#, and C++
Knowledge of Kubernetes or modern stacks
Experience with Docker or similar container formats, modern stacks
Experience with a widely used Web framework, e.g. React.js
Previous experience in the video game industry
About Electronic Arts
Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.
We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.
Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.