EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment – connecting hundreds of millions around the world to the sports they love through a portfolio of industry-leading video games.

The DevOps team is looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to join our team. We're looking for candidates with experience designing, deploying, and operating solutions in a public cloud environment that interacts with corporate backend infrastructure and services. A DevOps Engineer will design a solution from the ground up, troubleshoot problems at both the network and Linux operating system level, and be able to collaborate across multiple teams of differing capabilities, and a passion for technology.

You will partner with the Operations Development Director and Technical Lead to estimate and implement projects and deliver excellent results. You have demonstrated the ability to work with large-scale systems and prioritize. You will have focus on uptime and predictability. You are passionate about building automation to reduce manual tasks. You may also be required to support on-call duties.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Adapt prototypes from a research and development team to deploy them as public cloud hosted services in an automated and operationally maintainable way.

  • Troubleshoot deployment issues, connectivity challenges, performance problems, and availability outages.

  • Establish a deployment and support model that adheres to the DevOps security standards.

  • Develop productivity enhancing tools to automate common system administration tasks.

  • Maintain documentation of systems configurations and procedures, including runbooks for live support.

  • Support an always-on gaming server infrastructure.

  • Provide on-call support when needed for feature launches, live events, and emergency escalations.

  • Troubleshoot and correct issues raised from production and live services operations.

  • Evaluate and adopt technologies that improve the team efficiency and platform capabilities.

  • Work with a global team to implement technologies and provide support within a follow the sun model.

  • Mentor junior engineers, new hires, and interns.

  • Partner with Development and QA teams for implementation of new game features, other operations teams, IT, and external hosting providers to maintain secure and scalable infrastructure.

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited education institution in computer engineering, computer science, information systems or equivalent.

  • 4+ years of relevant experience with public cloud services (especially Azure, AWS, and GCP), including design, implementation, and operational support of critical systems.

  • Practical experience with several DevOps tools and methodologies:

  • Infrastructure as Code solutions such as Terraform.

  • Container workload technologies such as Kubernetes, Helm, and Docker.

  • Configuration management systems such as Chef and Ansible.

  • Monitoring/observability systems such as Prometheus and Grafana.

  • Pipeline automation systems such as Jenkins, GitLab, and GitHub.

  • Experience developing automated solutions with at least one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Go.

  • Working knowledge of the Git distributed version control system.

  • Demonstrated expertise in operating system and network security fundamentals for publicly accessible services hosted on Linux servers.

  • Understanding and experience implementing network resources in public cloud context, including DNS, subnetting, route tables, NAT, and firewalls.

  • Working knowledge of database concepts such as schema design, relational database management systems, NoSQL/Key-Value stores, performance tuning, client security and configuration.

  • Experience porting large applications from a physical data center into a public cloud environment.

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.