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We exist to inspire the world to play - We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. If you’re ready to change the game, you’ve come to the right place.

Role overview - We are looking for a passionate engineer to join our team. As a Senior Software Engineer focused on our backend servers and tooling, you will partake in the process of creating and operating some of the most innovative games for our demographic. Your games will be played by millions of people around the world!

You’ll most often

  • Interact with stakeholders to gather requirements

  • Participate in the creation of technical designs

  • Participate in the monitoring and on-call rotation of a live-operating game

  • Develop high-quality systems/features on our mobile games

  • Develop and implement client/server communications

  • Profile and optimize existing code

  • Write tests for all your written code

  • Implement and maintain third-party systems

  • Constantly communicate and collaborate with team members

  • Maintain optimal game server performance and capacity

And your skills and experience include

  • 5+ years’ experience building PHP applications / APIs in a fast-paced environment with short project deadlines

  • Strong PHP experience

  • Strong API design experience

  • Strong Front End Technology experience (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

  • Strong Object Oriented Programming expertise/ Clean Coding practices.

  • Familiarity with Git source control

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent teamwork and problem-solving skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Passionate about building games that will be played by millions around the world

  • Fun positive attitude

Bonus skills and experience

  • Worked with Perforce / Subversion

  • Couchbase, Redis and MySQL datastore experience

  • Familiarity with design patterns

  • Worked with JavaScript libraries such as Vue.JS or jQuery

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.