Cloud innovations change the gaming industry landscape every day, adding new capabilities, allowing new scenarios, and redefining the category. Our mission is to provide a reliable, and easy way to develop and operate game servers. Within EA, the Game Server Hosting group builds the important game server infrastructure that underpins EA's current generation of multiplayer games and fuels development of the next wave. We are looking for a Software Engineer to join the team driving our game server platform forward and help ship EA's next amazing multiplayer game.
Reporting to the Director of Engineering, Game Server Hosting, your primary responsibility will be to influence the architecture and design of our containerized software and services infrastructure, then guide the delivery of those designs. Most of your time will be spent working with your teammates, planning and creating high-quality services and systems that power and support EA games and their dedicated game servers. You will also spend time working with product managers and team leaders to propose new features and solutions to support EA's Game Server Hosting service.
Develop creative solutions that address customer requests, deliver new features and fix defects
Collaborate with customers and product owners across teams and time zones to create designs that balance priorities and requirements and can be broken down into clear execution plans
Develop well-tested code that follows peer-reviewed coding standards
Guide the debugging of complex and hard to reproduce problems and contribute to post-mortems for unsuccessful releases
Communicate, and enforce our quality processes, coding standards
Enhance EA's engineering capabilities through tracking of industry, segment, and technology transformations
5+ years full stack commercial development experience
Expertise with one or more web development frameworks - React, Angular, VueJS
Expertise developing RESTful web services or gRPC services at Internet consumer scale
2+ years hands-on domain experience in cloud operational infrastructure and services
Experience working on high traffic services and scalable systems, multi-threaded design with a complete understanding of an OO language
Experience working within one or more public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Firsthand use of scaling and technologies such as memcached, queuing
First hand experience in all phases of a modern service development lifecycle, including requirement definition, architecture, technical development, debugging, testing, troubleshooting, product release, and live operation.
Experience and experience mentoring other members of the team
Bachelors' degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, MS.
Bonus Experience Points:
Proficiency with Golang
Experience with Kubernetes as an orchestration system for large numbers of workloads (1000+ pods in multiple regions)
Familiarity with game engines and game software development processes
Engineering Collaboration software - JIRA, GitLab, GitHub, or Confluence
Active contributor to related open source projects
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.