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The EA Digital Platform (EADP) organization powers the global EA ecosystem. We provide the foundation for all of EA’s incredible games and player experiences with high-level platforms like Cloud, Commerce, Data and AI, Gameplay Services, Identity and Social. By providing reusable capabilities that game teams can easily integrate into their work, we let them focus on making some of the best games in the world and creating meaningful relationships with our players. We’re behind the curtain, making it all work together.

The Challenge Ahead

As a Software Engineer, you will work with the Senior Tech Lead of Systems Test (SysTest)-- building technologies that support the team’s goal of ensuring game launches are as smooth as possible. You will report to the Senior Engineering Program Manager. You will work with the SysTest team, Console and Mobile Game teams, and EADP services teams to ensure online services are scalable, reliable, and meet performance expectations.


  • You will model game client online behavior and develop realistic automated simulations.

  • You will develop tools to support production-focused environments.

  • You will follow standard software engineering processes and best practices for requirements, design, implementation, and testing.

  • You will help build AAA games for world-renowned franchises.


  • 2-5 years experience with the development and testing of large-scale distributed systems.

  • Practical experience with Java, C++, and Python is required; JavaScript and HTML are beneficial.

  • Familiarity with software versioning systems and CI/CD pipelines and tools to implement them (Jenkins, git, GitLab, and perforce are among the ones we use).

  • Experience with cloud-based technologies (Amazon EC2, Kubernetes, etc.) and familiarity with microservices-oriented architectures.


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


  • British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria): º $77,600 - $130,500 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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.