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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 Madden NFL football, EA Sports FC, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, and EA SPORTS UFC.

EA SPORTS Madden NFL is the best-selling sports property in U.S. video game history. Madden NFL is an immersive, simulation-based, authentic NFL interactive experience that empowers fans to play out their NFL fantasies. Madden NFL has entertained fans for over three decades with more than 130 million lifetime units sold.

Madden NFL is developed at EA's Tiburon Studio in Maitland, FL, and Madrid, Spain by a team that prides itself on innovation and creative collaboration. We're looking for talent with an experience with sports to create experiences that connect with football fans around the world to grow the love of the sport.

For this role, we are looking for someone to help build out our core development team – whether that be in our online team, career mode, presentation and cameras, user interface, backend systems, or many others. We are looking for engineers who are strong at analyzing existing code bases and working from designs. Bug fixing in existing features and the addition of new features will be the core of your experience.

This position is a 12-month contractual employment opportunity.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with design to provide feedback and then create clear and estimable technical designs.

  • Deliver tested and high-quality technical implementations that meet design requirements.

  • Awareness of how implementation impacts performance and memory budgets.

  • Look for ways to increase team efficiency through tooling or workflow enhancements.

  • Contribute to core EA technologies in an architecturally sound way to enable collaborative development efforts.

  • Develop technical solutions for online game features.

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in C++ software development.

  • 1+ years of experience working on Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo game consoles or other embedded systems.

  • 1+ years of experience with Visual Studio and knowledge of the debugging tools.

  • 1+ years of experience with source control systems will come in handy.

  • 1+ years of experience with scripting languages (Python, Lua) and interpreted languages. (C#)

  • 1+ years of experience with 3rd party APIs.

  • Knowledge of modern database technologies.

  • Knowledge of networking protocols

  • Knowledge of client/server models.

  • Knowledge of good software programming practices.

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers.

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more.

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.