Server Engineer

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Requisition Number: 155530

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

The Studio

Electronic Arts’ Firemonkeys Studio is highly regarded as an industry leader in the mobile gaming space, working on hugely popular titles such as Real Racing 3, The Sims FreePlay, Need for Speed, and The Sims Mobile. We're always looking for new ideas to develop even better games! 

The Role

We’re looking for a highly talented and dedicated Server Engineer who thrives in fast-paced, ever-changing development environments. As a Server Software Engineer, you will be an integral member of the team which builds and maintains the Firemonkey's back-end game services. 

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable server systems to support game team designs
  • Review and provide constructive feedback for code reviews
  • Provide mentorship/guidance to game team engineers utilizing the server framework
  • Working under direction from the Technical Director on your project
  • Working within a small, motivated team and communicating effectively within that team as well as outwardly with game teams

About You

We are looking for people who want to be pushed, who want to bring the next generation of exciting and engaging games to our players. 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Professional programming experience at a high/expert level
  • Linux Internals, Linux / Unix like programming experience & administration
  • Able to collaboratively design and independently implement non-trivial server systems
  • Strong technical knowledge of server software development
  • Experience using AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
  • A desire to learn Go / Golang programming skills*
  • Experience in analysis and improvement of legacy code is a plus
  • Polyglot experience with other popular programming languages is a big plus

The Perks

  • Modern studio, located next to Southern Cross Station
  • Subsidized health care program 
  • Excellent employee benefits, bonuses and share options
  • Subsidized games and consoles, with additional games available to take home to play
  • Remote onboarding / remote workforce (due to COVID-19), and a connected and collaborative team!
  • New hardware provided 

How to Apply

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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: 2019-05-07 06:04:24.963

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