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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 and passionate people in the industry. Save the planet from Alien Invaders. Score the winning touchdown.

Yup - It's the coolest job on the planet!

The Challenge Ahead:

EA’s Production Infrastructure & Engineering (PI&E) organization provides the critical platforms and infrastructure hosting solutions that power EA’s online gaming services such as marketplaces, social features, and leaderboards. As a Big Data Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and delivery of foundational data services, pipelines, and analytics systems that give visibility into our most important and critical systems - enabling Players to play at scale.

What a Software Engineer - Big Data does on EA’s PI&E team:

  • Collaborate with product, program and project management to ensure clarity and understanding of features and priorities.
  • Develop creative solutions that address customer requests, new product features and production defects. Drive solution review by peers and partners.
  • Expand designs into engineering execution plans and engineering tasks
  • Collaborate with the team to design and drive the development and quality processes, coding standards, and practices.
  • Efficiently develop code meeting peer-reviewed code standards, using team-selected tools.
  • Build and maintain pipelines and ingest operational data and metrics from across EA’s infrastructure
  • Mapping existing data sources with physical and logical architectures need to provide service hosting details and infrastructure insights.
  • Design, build, and maintain high-scale data lakes and OLAP systems
  • Support and mentor peer software engineers through advice, coaching and educational opportunities.
  • Grow engineering teams through interviewing, recruiting and hiring
  • Interacts with, and contributes to, the open source software community as it intersects with our work.
  • Understands Relational, NoSQL database technologies
  • Experience creating and integrating with RESTful web services

The next great EA Engineer also needs:

  • 2+ years of professional experience as a software engineering team member
  • Passionate about shipping high-quality services every day
  • Demonstrated programming skills and experience across the application lifecycle - design, prototype, develop, build, deploy, integrate, upgrade, monitor and alert
  • Experience building, deploying, running and supporting highly-available, high-scale, secure, distributed applications and systems
  • BS Degree (Preferred) in Computer Science or Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience using database technologies such as mySQL, MongoDB or Cassandra
  • Experience with OLAP data stores/data warehouses (Bigquery, Snowflake, or Redshift)
  • Experience with workflow / ETL management platforms such as Airflow
  • Experience with languages such as Python, Java, and GO.
  • Public cloud provider experience (AWS,GCP, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Container technologies such as Docker

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.

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