EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including EA SPORTS Madden NFL, FC, NHL, NBA LIVE, and UFC.
EA SPORTS SECURITY – Software Engineer
The EA SPORTS Security team helps make the games safe, secure and fun by partnering with development teams, analyzing large volumes of data and responding to Security incidents. As a Security Software Engineer, you will partner with game developers, data scientists, fraud analysts, and other security software engineers to address some of the most interesting game security challenges out there. You will help us with researching and designing solutions applicable to the portfolio of EA SPORTS titles to prevent instances of cheating, botting, and tampering. You will report to a Director within the Security organization.
Develop technical solutions to help detect and minimize game security vulnerabilities.
Perform data-driven behavioral analysis and develop the required telemetry hooks, queries, and processes.
Analyze and respond to security threats affecting the game experience for players.
Perform technical security assessments, code audits and design reviews.
Communicate Security risk to technical audience and propose mitigation options.
Work with internal technical teams and other partners.
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or equivalent.
Excellent C++, OOP programming skills
Knowledge of Java, C#, Python, or .NET programming skills.
Familiarity with MySQL, SQL, or other relational databases.
Familiarity with Node, Apache, AWS, IIS, and .NET framework/core/standard.
Familiarity with source control, software IDEs, and other software development tools.
Build internal tools designed to detect and enforce against bots, cheaters and tampering.
Grasp on programming fundamentals, algorithms.
Produce code of sound design and quality that conforms to established design principles and patterns.
Work with large datasets and distribution pipelines that span multiple cloud solutions, services, and networks.
Develop tools and interfaces that are clean, simple, and powerful.
Interpret partner requests and design requirements into sound, creative, scalable technical designs, and solutions.
Fix bugs identified by QA or partner teams.
Experience writing scalable, well tested tools and software.
You have 3+ years of progressively complex experience in security development.
Experience shipping or supporting game development
Interest in tool automation, bot development, or python scripting
Knowledge of Splunk
Knowledge of security best practices of at least one of the following: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
Enterprise Security experience
Worked on online games with virtual economy
Certification: CISSP, CEH, SSCP, or CCSP
Capture the flag experience
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. 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.