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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 is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

At MAROWS, we inspire and challenge each other every day to do our best work as we create platforms that allow our players around the world to participate in joy via games produced in Maxis, Motive, Full Circle, Rainer, BioWare and many other studios. Our games have a diverse player base, and we aim to make our game an extension of our players' lives. Boasting one of the most diverse set of IP in EA, MAROWS prides itself in blurring the boundaries between life and play for millions of players.

High-level role description

As the Sr Development Engineering Manager, you will have the autonomy to led the operational transformation and best practices of a all quality engineering teams in the business unit. You will use your expertise in process, enablement, financial, gap analysis through industry standard methodologies and can speak to a strong business impact of transformation, always with the player experience first and foremost in mind. You will report to the head of MAROWS, skip level to the VP of Quality verification for EA.

You will be the key strategic thinker of the organization that will provide mentorship as you motivate your team to grow to the best of their abilities. You will work with partners across EA to find ways to improve the Quality Engineering team's operational effectiveness by analyzing business practices and proposing solutions or improvements to existing problems or processes by applying the great talent we have throughout the organization. This role is open to remote work.


  • Identifies, proposes and drives strategic change initiatives across an entire business unit. Partners with Execs and senior leaders across disciplines on change management

  • Manages and drives a single program made of multiple studio projects to drive towards a multi year vision

  • Manage relationships with stakeholders across multiple disciplines to SEs on the ground and VPs of the company

  • Foster and develop a group of teams who constantly takes new challenges and responsibilities while delivering on existing commitments

  • Help the team break down complex problems and ensure the right operational structure cross team is put in place to successfully deliver

  • Mastery of the analytical process to ensure decisions made have the best chance of success


  • 5+ years project management in a project or equivalent role

  • 13+ years experience in a leadership/management role

  • 10+ years of experience managing people, including managing managers

  • 6+ years experience in software development operation management

  • 2+ years of experience developing internal technologies at enterprise scale


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location. EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


  • California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):

    • $178,100 - $271,700

  • New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo):

    • $166,700 - $271,700

  • Jersey City, NJ:

    • $201,800 - $271,700

  • Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs):

    • $166,700 - $227,900

  • Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):

    • $166,700 - $258,200

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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.