Sr. Software Engineer (C++) - NBA Live

Multiple Locations: Orlando, Florida, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 159093

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

Sr. Software Engineer

Role Overview

The Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for making sure the various sub-module and features of the game are being implemented properly, and for keeping track of development from a programming standpoint.  The Sr. Software Engineer is most concerned  with more complex problems such working on creating realistic Artificial Intelligence, believable Physics, delivering a smooth online gaming experience, programming immersive game modes, and overall game code quality.  He/She will also work closely with the other leads on the art, design, and production teams, and help develop schedules and determine milestones.

  • Will serve as the tech lead for a team of engineers encompassing one of more game features
  • Communicates effectively with the various professional elements on a team: engineering, art, production
  • Develops technical design in collaboration with other engineers
  • Creates prototypes to demonstrate early concept development
  • Profiling and optimizing software components
  • Must be knowledgeable about most technical areas of the game and works to distribute tasks to different members of the programming team.
  • Responsible for breaking down large feature domains into taskable pieces to be delegated to the team
  • Identifies potential issues with respect to technical designs and comes up with solutions as to how to avert them

 

What skills does EA look for?? 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in CS/Math or equivalent. Masters preferred
  • Significant prior game development experience in numerous areas such as gameplay, graphics, online, modes, UI, etc.
  • Demonstrable skills in C++ programming and scripting language experience (ActionScript, PHP, Python, etc..)
  • Strong software architecture and design skills; specifically client/server.
  • Strong OOP/OOD experience
  • Understanding of modern GPU and CPU architectures as well as game console hardware (XBOX One or PS4)
  • Experience with software development methodologies, specifically Agile
  • Experience mentoring and leading junior programmers / software engineers
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Experience with version control tools such as Perforce or CVS
  • Expected to be able to ‘fight fires’ in a number of technical engineering areas

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Company Profile:

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: 2019-12-17 17:16:14.487

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