We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.
Electronic Arts IT group keeps our employees and business operations connected globally. As a digital entertainment company, EA's enterprise technology needs are diverse and span across game development, workforce collaboration, marketing, publishing, player experience, security, and corporate activities. We bring creative technology services to each one of these areas, keeping everyone creative, collaborative and productive. Our team ensures better play across all of EA and we need your help to do that.
The Game Creation Operations Engineer applies their systems engineer skills in our Source Control Management environment (Perforce Helix Core) to troubleshoot, implement technical fixes and workarounds, keep operating systems and application software up-to-date, and work with data that helps maintain the capacity and performance of the environment. You will also be the first escalation point for all incidents occurring within the environment.
The job can be either partly onsite hybrid (EA Bucharest) or offsite from Romania, depending on your preference. You will report to the Senior Manager of Game Creation Operations based in the United Kingdom.
Why work on the Perforce Product team?
We help build and run our SCM product in a large, globally distributed environment and we are surrounded by EAIT people who are passionate about Perforce. We work directly with game development teams to improve their workflows and resolve their problems.
We believe in being the catalysts for operational and engineering improvement in a product area that is rapidly changing within Electronic Arts. We are all product owners, and we believe in running high-quality operational environments that focus on continuous improvement and the desire to automate manual processes whenever possible.
Who is the Game Creation Operations Engineer?
You are the first technical interaction point with game teams encountering problems while working with our Source Control Management environment
You resolve operational support requests to agreed quality metrics
You identify repetitive operational tasks for process improvement and automation
You manage service-affecting events (communications, incidents, RCA, and corrective actions)
You understand system design and implement systems and services that are secure, scalable, reliable, and performant
You are comfortable working in rapid-change environments
You are customer and product obsessed
You work within an established Perforce global product team with varied and sometimes overlapping responsibilities
Site Reliability Engineer experience
System admin experience in Source Control Management e.g. Perforce Helix Core, git, CVS
3+ years of experience with Source Control Management design, deployment and operational support
3+ years experience with Linux system administration
2+ years experience of:
systems automation using BASH, Python, Ruby
configuration management systems, such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible
network fundamentals (DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, routing, switching, and HTTP)
Monitor frameworks (such as CloudWatch, Datadog, Grafana, Elastic, or similar)
cloud computing concepts, design considerations, and infrastructure/software deployments
3+ years in a 24x7 production environment
Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content, and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.
We exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for millions of players everywhere by bringing together experienced people who combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow our employees to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.
Join us in driving the next revolution in games.
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.