Sr. Gameplay Engineer

Location: Redwood City, California US

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Requisition Number: 152382

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

At Electronic Arts we put our players first, and we are looking for the most talented and creative game developers to help create amazing experiences for our players.  Mobile is the future of our industry and our mobile team is growing fast, with studios around the world and a portfolio of blockbuster titles, EA is uniquely positioned to be the world’s #1 mobile gaming company.

Redwood Studios, creators of Command & Conquer: Rivals, is helping define mobile at EA by focusing on innovative player experiences through creativity, collaboration, and rapid iteration.  We have combined the agility and fun culture of a small studio with the resources and stability of an established company. Join our exciting team as we push the envelope of mobile at EA!

We are seeking an experienced Gameplay Engineer to join our highly collaborative team of talented developers located in Redwood Shores.  You will design and develop the technology for new gameplay features, units and abilities. You will also be responsible for extending our AI, pathfinding, and synchronous combat systems.  As a Gameplay Engineer you will join forces with designs and artists to regularly release exciting new content for our players.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in game development, an innate ability to communicate complex ideas in simple to understand ways, extensive knowledge of software engineering practices, and exceptional technical aptitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with designers, engineers, and production teams to design, develop, deliver, and improve ultra-fast, reusable, extensible game systems.
  • Maintain core performance metrics multiple hardware platforms including memory, rendering frame-rate and command latency.
  • Monitor the performance and stability of the client to drive continuous improvement
  • Uphold high quality standards through technical guidance, leadership, and mentoring
  • Work with EA’s internal shared technology groups when necessary
  • Develop new features and content as part of a continuous live service

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional programming experience
  • Extensive knowledge of C/C++
  • Knowledge of the following is also beneficial: LUA, Protobuf
  • Understanding of stable change management practices in a live service environment
  • Experience working in a code base with multiple simultaneous development branches
  • Flexibility to work on various systems including: front-end, combat, gameplay, social
  • Knowledge in these systems a bonus: front-end UI and client/server data flows
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with iOS and/or Android development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A love for making and playing games

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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.

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: 2018-08-30 21:51:17.81

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