Sr. Gameplay Engineer

Location: Sacramento, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 155551

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

“Who is EA Capital Games?”

We’re a mobile game studio located in Midtown Sacramento, home to the highly successful title Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, the most successful Star Wars mobile game ever released, charting as the #1 grossing game in over 35 countries, and one of the Top 40 grossing games in the entire world across Apple and Google.

 

Collectively, we are a close-knit group of passionate gamers, obsessed with the creation of genre-defining mobile RPGs, and the vibrant live services necessary to support them. Our team culture is friendly, fast-paced, results-focused, and collaborative. We take our work – but not ourselves – very seriously.

 

While walking the halls of our brand-new 31,000 sqft studio, you’ll hear the cacophony of epic console competitions, lively debates, and the rattle of dice thrown across a game board. Game nights, happy hours, weekend adventures, and a dog friendly atmosphere are all elements of who we are.

We're looking for an experienced Senior Gameplay Engineer to join the studio, designing and developing the technology behind player-facing features. This individual will join a small ideation team prototyping one of EA’s new mobile experiences. This is a unique opportunity to join in the very early stages of the development process.

What the Senior Engineer will do:

As a Senior Engineer, using Unity as the primary development environment, you will initially be responsible for developing ground-up prototype features, adding new functionality to the game, as well as improving and maintaining existing code. As the game moves beyond the prototype phase, you will be responsible for implementing production gameplay features.

This is currently a small team. Experience working directly with other disciplines (art and design) to align on feature expectations is essential. Experience developing new gameplay from the ground up is also desired.

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of professional C#, Java, and/or C++ software development
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Unity, iOS and/or Android development, 3D real-time applications (console games, scientific simulations, etc)
  • Experience with object-oriented programming
  • Experience collaborating with design, art, and other key development disciplines

Other Expectations:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative interdisciplinary team environment
  • Innovative mindset with a focus on how to improve product quality as well as group productivity
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles, and solutions
  • Demonstrate dependability and commitment to projects/tasks.

“Tell me about Sacramento.”

Sacramento hosts an approachable metropolitan lifestyle, where home can be established for anyone from the singleton who wants to live downtown, to the family whose top priorities are a yard and great schools, all within a reasonable commute to our studio. The city fosters a vibrant urban culture through weekend street festivals, professional sports teams, bustling farmer’s markets, wonderful eateries, and award-winning craft breweries and coffee roasters. If connecting with nature is more your vibe, the Sierras are in our backyard in addition to many local hiking and biking trails.

 

“What’s in it for me?”

Glad you asked! We love to brag about our great perks like free food, hosted happy hours, annual camping adventures, comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, company matched retirement, and many others! 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.



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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: 2019-04-30 20:28:00.997

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