Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
Finding great talent and supporting our studios to be the top choice for people to truly shine is central to our philosophy. This is the principle behind our newly formed Seattle Studio focusing on open-world action-adventure games and pioneering next-generation emergent storytelling. Join us and pursue your passion to create high quality, groundbreaking games that empower players to produce incredible stories of heroic adventure. Help form the foundation of our ambitious, creative, diverse and inclusive team as we embark on this exciting journey!
We are looking for an accomplished Senior Software Engineer with a passion for innovative and engaging experiences to help us realize our vision of player-driven narrative in a AAA open world action RPG. Your primary role will be to work closely with our design team and author robust and flexible systems in support of our dynamic narrative gameplay goals. You will have the support of both a lead for technical guidance and a manager to ensure professional growth and well-being. And as a core member of our highly collaborative team, your influence will span as much of our codebase and design as your skills and interests dictate.
Collaborate with partners across the team to develop the interconnected systems that will drive our procedural relationships and stories
Partner with a mix of technical and less technical team members to establish requirements
Design, author, refine and maintain your systems to meet all functional, technical, and schedule requirements
Work with QA and technical leadership to ensure stability and robustness of your systems
Help grow your knowledge and skills and that of those around you by working closely with your peers through impromptu conversations, technical discussions and code reviews
Be supportive of those around you and open to both proposing and exploring new ideas, technologies and practices
Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
5+ years of professional C/C++ experience
Experience shipping complex gameplay systems (RPG systems, world state and narrative systems)
Eager collaborator with both engineers and content creators
Passion for excellence in both your individual contributions and the quality of the game
Appreciation for robust, maintainable, easily readable code
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.