EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA soccer, College Football, NHL® hockey, and EA SPORTS UFC.
Madden is developed at EA’s Tiburon Studio in Orlando, FL, and Madrid, Spain by a team that prides itself on innovation and creative collaboration. We are looking for talent with a passion for sports to create experiences that connect with millions of football fans around the world to grow the love of the sport.
As a UI Software Engineer you will be involved in the whole creation process from architecture design, implementation, debugging, and tuning on multiple platforms, working on complex problems with Designers, Artists and other Engineers in the Online and Game Modes domain.
We are a creative group, so we value collaboration with creative and design. And we highly value the creative problem solving that is often a staple of our industry.
You will report to the Development Manager of the team you will be contributing to.
Develop technical solutions for online game features and collaborates with design to provide feedback and then creates clear and estimable technical designs.
Delivers tested, stable, scalable, efficient and shareable technical implementations that meet design requirements.
Awareness of how implementation impacts performance and memory budgets.
Actively looks for ways to increase team efficiency through tooling or workflow enhancements.
Contributes to core EA technologies in an architecturally sound way to enable collaborative development efforts.
Work with people on a large team both locally and remotely.
Work with 3rd party software APIs.
Experience in C++ software development.
Experience with Client/Server, Peer-to-Peer and multi-threaded architectures.
Experience implementing UI.
Experience with game engines like Unity or Unreal.
Works well with high-level technical guidance and quickly adapts to changing code bases and problems.
Demonstrates problem solving and debugging skills.
Flexibility and ability to quickly ramp up on existing code bases.
Passion for the craft of programming and demonstrable development experience.
Experience with 3rd party APIs.
Understanding of C++ language, best practices, and architectural considerations.
Experience with perforce or any other source control like git
Experience of real-time game networking.
Experience working with mobile applications
Experience with Visual Studio and deep knowledge of the debugging tools.
Experience with scripting languages (Python, Lua, SQL)
Familiarity with the game development industry and console development.
Experience using project tools (e.g. JIRA) and an SCM system (e.g. Perforce, GitHub).
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.