We are EA

And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

The Challenge Ahead

This is a technical role in the Game Development Application Services team and offers a recognized expert the opportunity to participate in the envisioning, designing and building of a variety of enterprise-level solutions in support of Application Lifecycle Management for EA’s video games and central services teams. This role includes the creation of the solution architectures that will incorporate custom, COTS and packaged applications together with integrations with products such as Slack, JIRA, Perforce, GitLab. These solutions are built upon a cloud-first philosophy and leverage public cloud services from leading providers such as Azure, AWS and Google. Coupled with the power of the cloud, the ideal candidate will lead small agile teams to architect, design and engineer applications that will support thousands of current users.

You will have the chance to work with game teams across the entire organization, including FIFA, Madden, Battlefield and Battlefront, and central teams such as Frostbite and Origin. You should have a strong focus on innovation and leverage a deep technical background and experience. You will contribute to the roadmap, architecture and technical and business delivery of various software applications. Strong soft skills are required to collaborate with individual game teams, in order to gain adoption and enhance these solutions.

Key Responsibilities

Enterprise-level solution experience:

  • Contributes across an entire project lifecycle, which includes gathering requirements from key technical leaders, creating a vision and strategy, presenting to leadership, developing the product roadmap, ensuring projects are on track and completed on time, managing communication with all stakeholders, and collaborating with the development team

  • Participates in all aspects of the proposed service end-to-end, including design, implementation, support, vendor relations and customer interaction

  • Manages the relationship with vendors if applicable, including sourcing, evaluation, and escalation

Coding, language, architectural design, testing and support:

  • Develops solutions as part of the game development application services portfolio that are modular, portable, testable and reliable

  • Drives usage of coding best practices and standards; Participates in code reviews and provides constructive feedback on design and implementation to help others improve coding skills

  • Oversees support and administrative actions related to the installation and maintenance of production systems, while also engineering solutions that require minimal support

  • Leverages the cloud where appropriate, utilizing automation, cloud computing and configuration as code

Job qualifications and requirements

  • 8+ years of experience developing enterprise level solutions

  • 7+ years of source control management experience including advanced concepts like branching strategies and developer workflows

  • 7+ years of experience with enterprise SDLC/ALM tools, such as JIRA, Perforce, Artifactory, and Jenkins

  • 7+ years of experience with automated build pipelines, continuous integration, and continuous deployment

  • 7+ years of experience of working with .NET web development tools including .NET Core, C#, ASP.NET MVC, HTML 5+, CSS3+, JavaScript, WCF, REST API, jQuery

  • 7+ years of experience in database development

  • 3+ years of experience with virtualization and cloud platforms, Azure Preferred

  • 3+ years of experience with JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)

Preferred requirements

  • Good understanding of various project management models (specifically Agile)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and customer service skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment

  • Experience developing automation solutions using tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Terraform is an asset

  • Experience in container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes is an asset

  • Experience with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is an asset

  • Azure certifications

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.