Applications Architect

Location: Austin, Texas US

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Requisition Number: 154468

Position Title: Applications Architect

External Description:

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:

If you like solving problems, get the job done as a team player and are self-starter this could be a great opportunity for you.

What would I be doing:

Reporting to the Director of Architecture and Development, the role offers a seasoned application architect an opportunity to build web-based enterprise applications and solutions, including development architecture, design & coding standards, tools, or platforms. Leading a team of engineers, as a full stack architect you will be architecting various applications both for internal as well as external use. You will be leveraging latest technologies and architecture principles to solve complex problems of modern applications. You would also be working with Scrum masters and Product owners to define, plan and deliver the software bits. Owning the product or application end to end from technical side would be part of your responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act independently as a top-level contributor in direction for major, complex programs intended to roll out high volume, high transaction-based web applications
  • Be a hands on person leading the team from the front
  • Initiate, drive and deliver effective experiences in partnership with distributed cross-functional teams to ensure all aspects of the architectural vision are communicated, supported and delivered to the highest standards
  • Work as an architecture team lead on large cross-functional projects, ensuring that robust and scalable solutions are implemented
  • Track development deliverables and communicate their status to global teams
  • Estimate engineering effort during various stages of project life cycle
  • Provide architectural guidance and oversight to quality assurance on all new code from inception through integration, staging and production environments
  • Exhibit creativity and resourcefulness at problem solving while collaborating and working effectively with best in class designers, engineers of different technical backgrounds, architects and product managers
  • Coach, guide and mentor 2-4 lead developers in accomplishing architecture, design and implementation goals
  • Be responsible for end to end development architecture, thus ensuring the code written to implement the architecture and design meets the highest standards in terms of code quality and efficiency
  • Ability to integrate research and best practices into problem avoidance and continuous improvement
  • Experience with agile/scrum methodologies to iterate quickly on product changes, developing user stories and working through backlogs

The next great EA Applications Architect also needs:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience required
  • 10+ years of experience working in Java, and other Java based open source technologies like Apache foundation.
  • Demonstrated experience in architecting and deploying high volume, high transaction based, distributed and redundant web applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to architect web on cloud platforms such as AWS.
  • Proven track record of leading technical teams in delivering web technology architecture, design and implementation.
  • Strong Understanding of Full stack modern technologies from UI layer to middleware and DB layer in great detail.
  • Good understanding of modern distributed architecture and development frameworks (such as SOA, Lambda, Microservices) for scalable and very fast applications
  • Good grasp of modern and rich UI application architecture with preferable coding experience in javascript frameworks and libraries (such as Angular, Backbone), html and css.   
  • Excellent understanding of design patterns.
  • Experience with Databases including, Oracle and MySQL, including writing SQL Queries
  • Experience writing shell scripts
  • Hands on coding experience
  • Continuous and persistent learner
  • Experience working in Agile methodology
  • Experience in Development, Support, Maintenance, and Enhancement projects
  • Excellent Troubleshooting Skills
  • Good communicator
  • Experience with AI platforms like Tensor Flow, Sagemaker etc is a plus.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match 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!

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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.

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: 2019-01-25 23:56:11.6

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