We are EA—the world’s largest video game publisher. You’re probably familiar with many of our titles—Madden, FIFA, The Sims, Need for Speed, Dead Space, Battlefield and Star Wars, to name a few. But maybe you don’t know how we’re committed to creating games for every platform—from social to mobile to console—to give our consumers that anytime, anywhere access they demand. What does that mean for you? It means more opportunities to unleash your creative genius, be inspired by those around you and ignite your path in any direction you choose.

The Challenge Ahead:

The EADP Data Group is responsible for developing a new unified Big Data pipeline across all franchises at Electronic Arts. This platform will incorporate data collection, ingestion, processing, access and visualization all built on a modern, cloud based tech stack with best-in-class tools. The Data Group will provide the tools and platform which powers the future state of game development, marketing, sales, accounting and customer experience.

We are looking for developers who are interested in working on a large scale distributed data system from the ground up for one of the most creative, innovative companies in technology.


  • Help us build a unified data platform across EA, spanning 20+ game studios as data sources

  • Develop infrastructure software that slice and dice data, using Hadoop and Map/Reduce

  • Develop reporting systems that inform on key metrics, detect anomalies, and forecast future results

  • Develop complex queries to solve data mining problems

  • Write reliable and efficient programs scaling to massive (petabyte) datasets and large clusters of machines

  • Flexibility to work with both SQL and NoSQL solutions

  • Work with data modelers, data analysts, and BI developers to understand requirements, develop ETL processes, validate results, and deliver to production

  • Coordinate the efficiency, scalability, and stability of data collection, extraction, and storage processes

Required Skills

  • Work towards a MS with experience in Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent)

  • Experience working with large-scale systems and data platforms/warehouses

  • A solid foundation in computer science, with competencies in algorithms, data structures, and software design

  • Software development experience, writing clean re-useable code, test-driven development, and continuous integration

  • Experience with MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, or other NoSQL stacks a plus

  • Fluency with Java, SQL, Perl/Python, or C++

  • Fast prototyping skills, familiarity with scripting languages such as bash, perl, awk, python

  • Experience working with columnar analytics databases or relational databases is a plus

  • Experience with data modeling and BI tools is a plus

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.