Join us in driving the next revolution in games.
We are looking for an experienced people leader who is passionate about driving software and game quality to lead our EA Sports FC (Football Club) products based in our Vancouver studio.
You will provide operational leadership for the Quality Verification (QV) department, comprising of management, quality design, engineering, and analytics. This multi-discipline department is a component of the development and live services for our FC franchise. You will report to the Supervising Development Director for FC QV.
Your primary responsibilities will be:
Manage planning in all development stages from pre-production, production, launch, and live services.
Scope and Capacity Management across QV.
Overall project risk management and reporting to FC leadership.
Create scenarios and guide the decision-making process.
Improve operational effectiveness of team effort by assessing current practices, incorporating new strategies, and increasing predictability.
Promote the evolution of QV practices across FC products.
Identify opportunities to share practices, tools, and analytics across Vancouver, EA Bucharest and the rest of EA.
Effective change management. Change is welcomed as an opportunity to drive strategic, business-impacting change.
Your primary People Management responsibilities will be:
Mentor and support other leaders across all disciplines; build and mentor teams.
Identify resourcing needs, guide and develop changes to talent, skills and practices to accomplish operational and strategic goals.
Coordinate talent management and succession planning.
Monitor and evolve talent skill mix, using training and active recruitment plans and strategies.
Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Experiences and Capabilities:
5+ years of project management or team leadership experience.
3+ years of experience managing people, including managing managers.
3+ years of experience leading and growing large multi-discipline teams.
3+ years of experience with automated testing.
1+ years experience with Continuous Delivery or Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment.
Excellent stakeholder management skills.
Understand software quality assurance and software development lifecycle practices.
Education requirement: University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience.
BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location. EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.
BASE SALARY RANGES
British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria): º $93,700 - $153,900 CAN Annually
Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.
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.