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Frostbite is EA’s state-of-the-art, multi-platform game development engine. We empower creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing creative engine features and excellent tools. Our talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building new technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry along with a deep player experience.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Frostbite Foundation team. The Foundation team is responsible for the lowest-level systems in the Frostbite engine. A role in Frostbite's Foundation team allows you to have a wide-reaching impact across multiple areas within the engine, and gives you the opportunity to directly impact some of EA's biggest franchises such as EA Sports FC, Battlefield, and Dragon Age. You will be a part of daily interactions with many of the most experienced engineers in the company to help solve some of our most engaging problems.


  • You will build testable, performant, and maintainable low-level systems used by other Frostbite or EA partner teams

  • You will provide architectural guidance, technical direction, and oversight for complex system-level features

  • You will collaborate with Foundation leadership, as well as EA partners, to understand and plan our technology roadmap

  • You will help improve team productivity, code quality, and sustainable development by being a mentor to others on the team

  • You will support those using Frostbite Foundation’s technologies by providing documentation, clarification, and bug-fixes


  • High level of proficiency with C++

  • Multithreaded programming and debugging experience

  • Profiling and optimization experience

  • Understand memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization.

  • Experience using source control systems on code bases with a large number of active developers


  • Modern studio, located next to Southern Cross Station

  • Subsidised health care program and gym allowance

  • Excellent employee benefits, bonuses and share options

  • Subsidised games and consoles, with additional games available to take home to play

  • Stocked kitchen for breakfast, lunch, fresh fruit and hot drinks

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.