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The EA Digital Platform (EADP) group is the core powering 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, Social, Economies and more. By providing reusable capabilities that game teams can easily integrate, 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 as a central technology provider. Come power the future of play with us.

Your Work With Us

Reporting to a Senior Engineering Manager, the person in this position will explore a wide range of technologies and collaborate with different teams within EADP and game teams worldwide. The aim is to drive innovation and performance for EA's upcoming games, ensuring that our engineering solutions are both effective and efficient.

This role involves a mix of leadership and hands-on technical work. You'll be guiding a team towards maintaining high standards in their work, from performance and maintainability to quality and automation. You'll also be involved in collaborating with various stakeholders to understand their needs, helping to scope, plan, and design software solutions that are well-documented, maintainable, and meet EA's quality standards.

In terms of technical leadership, this position calls for someone who can mentor and support the team's professional development. You'll be championing best practices in software development, engaging in the technical direction, and contributing to the design and implementation of features.

Your Experience

To be successful in this role, you should have at least 10 years of relevant industry experience, including a minimum of 2 years in a leadership role. A passion for managing high-performing teams, an ability to motivate and develop team members, and a strong technical foundation, are essential. You have demonstrated deep experience with cloud platforms, container technologies, and continuous integration and deployment practices, having successfully deployed large-scale web applications designed to support high traffic volumes and mission-critical services, ensuring robustness, scalability, and reliability.

This position is for those who want to make a significant impact on products that entertain millions worldwide. If you're ready to take on this challenge and contribute to the success of EA's games, we'd like to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of highly engaged engineers, fostering a culture of performance, maintainability, quality, and automation.

  • Collaborate effectively with various stakeholders, to align solutions and achieve optimal outcomes for all parties involved.

  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and career guidance, ensuring the professional growth and development of team members.

  • Work collaboratively with external teams, customers, product managers, and program managers to understand requirements and scope, aiming for timely delivery of high-quality software products.

  • Champion software development best practices, including clean code and architecture principles, and implement them within the team.

  • Participate in and oversee project scoping, planning, design, and execution, ensuring solutions are well-documented, testable, and maintainable.

  • Advocate for and contribute to the development of scalable, performant services and APIs, leveraging your expertise in cloud technologies.

  • Drive technical direction, design, and implementation for features, applying your knowledge to deliver innovative solutions.

  • Engage in architecture, design, and code reviews, promoting a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience.

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience, with at least 2+ years in a leadership role managing and mentoring a technical team.

  • Strong foundational knowledge in team management theory, motivation techniques, and career development practices.

  • Proficiency in object-oriented programming and experience with functional programming.

  • Extensive experience in building scalable products and services on cloud platforms, particularly AWS, and in using container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment best practices, and proficient in using tools like GitLab, GitHub, Bitbucket, and Git.

  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, a 'can-do' attitude, and a strong sense of ownership and detail orientation.

  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to deliver technical presentations and produce high-quality technical documentation.

Ceci ne s’applique pas au Québec.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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 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. Pay 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.

BASE SALARY RANGES

  • California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento): º $149,150 - $233,500 USD Annually

  • New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo): º $136,000 - $233,500 USD Annually

  • Jersey City, NJ : º $171,100 - $233,500 USD Annually

  • Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs): º $136,000 - $190,850 USD Annually

  • Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane): º $136,000 - $218,900 USD Annually

  • British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria): º $114,050 - $185,250 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. In the US, we offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity. For British Columbia, we 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.