We are the Battlefield Central Tech Team (BCT), the technical nucleus powering the acclaimed Battlefield franchise. BCT is home to a remarkable team of technical talent building Battlefield technology on EA's proprietary game engine, Frostbite. We are part of a suite of global studios creating connected experiences for players in the Battlefield universe. Functioning as the conduit between time zones to propel our work forward, this team will advocate for excellence in our boundary-breaking development and will be important to the success of the Battlefield series. Because our people are the backbone and driving force of our creative products, we're dedicated to allowing everyone to express themselves and be their best. As we expand, we're looking to bring in a healthy mixture of talent guided by industry veterans in a hybrid studio environment. We're here to change the game and are eager to reach back and uplift new creators. Join us.
This role is located out of the Atlanta, Georgia marketplace. Relocation may be provided for qualified candidates.
Appropriate knowledge of shooters, business models & competition, with the ability to fluently describe needed functionality and break down described Creative experiences into technical Projects, Features, Epics
"You and your entire team always know the most important and urgent things to work on."
Collaborate, representing your team's contribution and value to the Franchise through product business planning, from strategic to tactical.
Always communicate a technical vision, aligned with game team needs, across a broad spectrum of partners such as execs, production counterparts, and of course development teams.
Promote and contribute to planning activities throughout the cycle of designing, building, and running each game and the entire Battlefield Franchise across the entire Game Development Framework.
Describe creative and product features in technical terms, constructing roadmaps and breaking them down into deliverables through a groomed backlog
Through appropriate scope and capacity management, ensure Central Tech and contribute to great Battlefield games, delivered on time, on budget, and on quality.
Maintain clear priorities while setting, yet realistic goals.
Provide guidance and instruction towards a clear important result (a single feature) or group of aligned results (multiple features and games).
Set delivery goals that prioritize the quality of the work with the product in mind
Work with QA to measure and qualify product quality at each milestone and communicate this with the entire development team
Improve product and development direction using metrics, goals, and data to make informed decisions.
In partnership, manage risk by identifying specifics to reduce impacts.
Collaboration with project management and technical peers and partners
Be a leader for in-market studio operations, team events, team meetings, and in-market industry events
Work as a liaison and partner to Studio partner Teams for technology, and facilities to support local in-market staff
7+ years experience as a Product Owner or Producer for technical teams working on AAA game(s), through the full cycle of development, or similar experience in enterprise/cloud software.
Coordinate development of primary technologies across multiple teams, for a variety of internal customers (e.g. "insourcing" or systems or tools creation).
Create platform(s) for development, coordinating game engine (or enterprise software) requirements with development teams, to create efficient production
Roadmap, plan, and execution across multiple simultaneous projects and years, with fluency and facility in change management.
Collaboration with project management and technical peers and leaders (especially on technical topics and feature sets)
Team leadership through both direct management and influence to internal and external partners and customers
Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, and other standards of business.
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.