Software Architect

Location: Orlando, Florida US

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Requisition Number: 118258

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

At EA, we thrive on outrageous thinking. It’s the fuel that inspires the best games in the world. We’re innovators and great storytellers. But it’s not just about amazing your peers – it’s about amazing yourself. Take risks. Collaborate with brilliant minds and dare to dream big. Together, we can change the way millions play every day.

Software Solution Architect

 

We are EA

And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

 

The Challenge Ahead

Reporting to the Development Manager within Game Development Application Services, the role offers a recognized expert the opportunity to build .NET-based enterprise-level applications and solutions, including the creation of the solution and software architecture & design and defining the use of coding standards, tools, or platforms. You will be involved in all aspects of enterprise software development working closely and hands on with the development team as well as other teams as part of Agile run projects to deliver the best quality game development solutions.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Act independently or part of a project team, as a top-level contributor, to create the solution and software architecture for high volume, high transaction applications specifically targeted to support the game development teams across the entire global enterprise
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of game development team objectives that drive and shape technology requirements and design deliverables
  • Possess, develop, and apply knowledge of trends, relevant software development technologies, design patterns and methodologies
  • Collaborate with other engineers and architects to drive guidelines, methodologies, and documentation
  • Be a hands-on person leading the team from the front as well as a coach, guide and mentor for software engineers in accomplishing architecture, design and implementation goals
  • Provide architectural guidance and oversight to quality assurance on all new code from inception through integration, staging and production environments
  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback on design and implementation to help others improve coding skills
  • Clearly document the requirements and the architecture and design proposed to deliver the software solution
  • Actively take part in any negotiations or discussions regarding the necessary requirements, and provide feedback to all parties involved
  • Effectively report progress and status through regular email or face to face communication with appropriate leads/managers

 

Job qualifications and requirements

  • Significant experience building out and managing enterprise level software solutions
  • In-depth experience working with development technologies including Microsoft .NET (C#), ASP.NET/MVC, WCF/Web API/REST, JavaScript frameworks, HTML+CSS3+Javascript
  • In-depth experience in database development using Microsoft SQL Server or similar RDBMs and related programming data access technologies (ADO.NET, ORMs, OData)
  • In-depth experience applying design patterns, methodologies and recognized practices like unit testing, dependency injection, test driven development, continuous integration and delivery
  • Experience to architect cloud-based applications leveraging PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) offerings from leading vendors such Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft Azure

 

Additional requirements

  • Demonstrable experience with development methodologies including waterfall and agile
  • Ability to conduct complex systems analysis and translate user requirements into business solutions
  • Solid experience with DevOps in a cloud environment, including automation experience, cloud computing and configuration as code
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution, and customer service skills
  • Ability to balance multiple demands and work both independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment
  • Professionalism in dealing with all levels of management and staff
  • Ability to work in a multi-sourced model using onsite/offshore resources across multiple time zones

 

We Thought You Might Also Want to Know

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages; and of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day

 

Don’t Just Play It – Create It!

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: 2018-03-06 08:00:00.0

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