Software Engineer - Frostbite Audio and Movie

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia CA

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Requisition Number: 153771

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

At EA, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create amazing experiences for our players everywhere and we consider our players’ experiences first in everything we do.  Creating transformational experiences requires constant innovation and brilliant, passionate people. We are developing extraordinary new game experiences by bringing together great people that combine creativity, technology, and expertise to deliver new ways to play. EA is driving the next revolution in games. Join us!

We are Frostbite

Frostbite is EA’s state of the art multi-platform game development engine. We empower game creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing leading-edge engine features and world class tools. Our talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building innovative technology and working closely with teams across EA to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of our industries’ most visually stunning games with deep player experiences in the industry.

Why join the Frostbite Audio and Movie team?

As a member of the Frostbite Audio and Movie team you will work with people that are passionate about developing tools and runtime technologies, which empower our community of award-winning content creators to build the very best sounding games in the industry. You will work closely with game studios throughout EA to tackle challenges across a broad range of genres and the results of your work will have a real impact on the final quality of games enjoyed by millions of players.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop streaming movie solutions across multiple platforms
  • Design, implement, test and debug code throughout the engine

Skills and Experience

  • High level of proficiency with C++
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Experience designing highly maintainable, structured and documented code
  • Advanced software development skills such as an understanding of memory management, multi-core utilization, runtime profiling and optimization, cross-platform development, object-oriented design, etc.
  • Experience with working in a collaborative team environment
  • Dependable and committed to delivering tasks on schedule and to a high quality
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points if you have

  • Experience with developing or maintaining a real time movie player, including:
    • Industry standard movie containers such as MP4 and webm
    • Industry standard video and audio CODECS such as H.264, VP8, AAC and Vorbis
    • Streaming and parsing of movie content from various sources
  • Computer networking experience, especially HLS, MPEG-DASH or other movie streaming protocols
  • Some rendering experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience in creating movie content through standard video tools such as FFMPEG
  • Game industry experience, either with a central technology team or with a game studio

What else is in it for you? Glad you asked!

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

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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: 2018-12-04 17:32:02.7

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