Software Engineer - QA (Star Wars Team)

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 155806

Position Title: Software Engineer in Test 1

External Description:

Software Engineer – Quality Engineering (QA)

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Respawn Entertainment is a AAA video game development studio that was founded in 2010 and acquired by Electronic Arts in 2017. Respawn aspires to create innovative hit games that leave a lasting impact for gamers worldwide. Our shipped work includes the critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, and Titanfall 2. We are currently developing the Star Wars™ action-adventure game Jedi: Fallen Order, virtual reality game Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, and are continuing development for our live free-to-play game, Apex Legends.  The opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members.

ROLE OVERVIEW

A brilliant chance for a talented software engineering professional to move into, and develop, within the fast-paced world of gaming and deliver the ultimate game quality experience for our players

Your role will be working with our QA team to build tools and automation to support the testing of games played by hundreds of millions of gamers worldwide, as well as working with a worldwide community to both develop as an individual and pioneer the next generation of technologies for game testing.    

Come and join us for an opportunity to work with the best game development teams in the world in a challenging, fun and creative environment - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cSKIpJFNzw.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent industry experience.
  • Professional experience in the C# and C++ programming languages.
  • Passion for the entertainment industry and delivering quality.
  • Experience with all phases of product development lifecycle and Agile (Scrum) development methodologies.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and be flexible – able to adapt plans and react to change in a diverse, fast-paced, and collaborative environment.
  • Strong ability to self-manage and prioritize work effectively within deadlines.

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience with big data architectures, data transformation techniques and data analysis.
  • Experience with AI / machine learning.
  • Experience with standard web technologies, e.g., JavaScript, CSS, XML, HTML 5, JSON, etc.
  • Knowledge of Jenkins CI, Perforce, GIT
  • Experience of automated testing services, systems and methodologies for large-scale automated software testing, preferably within games.

SCOPE & IMPACT:

  • Develop, maintain and own automation, tools and services.
  • Operate in a continuous learning environment to drive innovation in technology.
  • Own all aspects of a tool or service, working with customers and technical leads to achieve the company’s strategic goal.
  • Understand and follow standard software engineering processes and best practices for requirements, design, implementation and testing.
  • Contribute to the company’s engineering strategies and initiatives.
  • Where applicable, integrate systems and tools into partner or production game code in a controlled, professional manner.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

  • Great compensation package
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Stock plans
  • Free onsite gym
  • Annual game points and digital download allowance
  • Casual dress code
  • And more…

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be a key player in Respawn’s approach for ensuring its games meet the highest possible software quality standards in a fast paced and fun software engineering environment.

It’s not easy building the world’s best digital playground. It’s hair-standing-on-end exhilarating. It’s down-in-the-trenches challenging. It’s stroke-of-brilliance-at-midnight creative. It’s you—taking risks, challenging yourself, pursuing ideas, changing the way millions of people do something they love: play.

In an industry that’s changing every day, EA is positioned for growth thanks to smart business plans, strategic acquisitions, and most importantly, our creative people around the world who gather each day to unite the world through play. We take that last part very seriously, so if what you’re reading excites you as much as it does us, apply today.

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-05-22 18:10:22.547

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