Software Engineer I
Location: Redwood City, California, United States
Requisition Number: 152465
Position Title: Software Engineer I
We are EA
And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe 24/7 with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games and delivering a flawless player experience is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, resourceful and passionate people in the industry.
The Challenge Ahead
The Electronic Arts Digital Platform (EADP) is one of the world's largest and fastest growing gaming platforms with a mission to change how the world plays games.
We live, breathe, and dream about how we can make every player’s multiplayer experience memorable. We develop SDKs & services in collaboration with EA’s game studios for matchmaking, stats & leaderboards, achievements, game replays, VOIP, and game networking.
We try to capture the most memorable portions of your experience, such as statistics to compare yourself to other players, achievements you earned during play, and even replays of your own games to share. To do this we are constantly asking questions:
- How do we balance matches to give you the most fun?
- How do we make the game more competitive?
- How can we predict and evaluate your connectivity to give you the best connection to other players?
We’re looking for a Software Engineer to help us create a fantastic experience at high quality. If you share the same passion, apply today and you might become the next member of an extraordinary team that is walking the path of excitement and innovation.
What this Software Engineer will do at EA:
- Enhance and add features to EA’s existing online services and gameplay capabilities.
- Collaborate with engineers from across the company to deliver the next generation of online features for EA games
- Be a part of the overall software design and architecture process
- Be a champion for best practices within the engineering team
- Work with product managers to innovate on new features to support EA’s business
- Provide maintenance and support for new and existing services
Then next great EA Software Engineer also needs:
- Strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming
- Experience in software development in C++
- Experience with client-server and peer-to-peer architectures, network security, basic network protocols (e.g. TCP/IP and UDP), object-oriented design.
- Understanding of memory management, multiple processor use, runtime optimization, concurrency and synchronization.
- Experience designing APIs for SDKs and S2S
- Solid computer science background including algorithm and data structure usage
- Excellent debugging and optimization skills working in a multi-threaded environment
- Experience with relational database as well as NoSQL
- Strong multi-discipline creative problem-solving abilities
- Familiarity with Linux
- Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent required
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Community / Marketing Title: Software Engineer I
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.
EEOText: EA 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 for 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.
Date Opened: 2018-09-20 17:23:08.07
EEO Employer Verbiage:
EA 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 or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.