This job listing expired on Nov 7, 2023

As a software engineer, you are an essential part of the game creation process and are involved in the feature design and implementation of the game and live service and you will report to a senior software engineer or TD.

Job location: You will work in Shanghai.


  • Maintain existing server-side code to ensure its robustness.

  • Diagnose and resolve complex server-related technical issues effectively, ensuring minimal downtime and interruption to services.

  • Be responsible for quality testing and deployment tools, and the corresponding process design.

  • Manage projects/tasks related to server architecture/feature implementation, including planning, coordination, and documentation, and demonstrate commitment to delivery.

  • Communicate/Collaborate efficiently with team members, stakeholders, operational teams and external partners.

  • Demonstrate influence via effective conversations, teamwork, and providing guidance to junior team members.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 10 years’ game server related development experience

  • Excellent broad knowledge of common server-side technology and infrastructure

  • Familiar with Java/J2EE programming language

  • Experienced with Linux platform development and virtualization technologies (e.g., Docker)

  • Familiar with networking protocols (e.g., TCP, UDP, HTTP, Webstock)

  • Familiar with database and in-memory data cache development

  • Familiar with object-oriented programming and design patterns

  • Experienced with large online game, mobile game development

  • Experienced in C++ programming

  • Experienced with database technology/optimization, e.g., SQL and NoSQL solutions

  • Excellent conversations with technical and non-technical personnel

  • Proficient in reading and writing English documents

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.