Software Engineer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 156960

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

The Role: Software Engineer 

The Software Engineer (Online Engineer) is involved in the whole creation process from architecture design, implementation, debugging, and tuning on multiple platforms and device, working on complex problems with Designers, Artists and other Engineers in the Online and Game Modes domain.

Responsibilities:

  • Hands on coding (C++); requirements gathering and designing new tech; maintain/build/own a tech module
  • Able to understand and work with 3rd party software APIs
  • Design, architect and document technical designs for Online multiplayer Game Modes systems
  • Work with a proprietary engine to develop stable, scalable, efficient and shareable code
  • Work with people on a large team both locally and remotely
  • Work independently with minimal supervision and communicate status
  • Proper use of common software engineering design patterns and paradigms

Required Technical Skills / Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience
  • 7+ years of software engineering experience in the video gaming industry, including experience designing and architecting for online multiplayer game modes systems
  • Experience owning a technical domain or module
  • Proficiency with C++ and experience in object-oriented design and implementation
  • Strong experience with Client/Server, Peer-to-Peer and multithreaded architectures
  • Experience with modern Database technologies
  • Knowledge of networking protocols
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good software programming practices
  • Excellent detail-oriented, problem solving skills – must be able to quickly identify issues and resolve them
  • Experience with 3rd party APIs
  • Knowledge of server scalability and server security
  • Experience of real-time game networking 
  • Experience with scripting languages and interpreted languages (C#)
  • Experience with Visual Studio and deep knowledge of the debugging tools
  • Experience with source control systems
  • English is the required language of work.

Performance Competencies (Non-Technical Skills)

  • Solid understanding of the Software design/architecture process
  • Solid ability to understand direction and execute on the work
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions
  • Constantly innovate how to improve product quality as well as group productivity
  • Excellent decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions
  • Demonstrated dependability and commitment to projects/tasks.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences

 
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 Benefits:
We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, pension with company match and, of course, free video games. We offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality.
 
Health, Dental, Financial offered (ESPP and RRSP matching); Relocation assistance also offered.
Eligible for salary increases, bonuses, and restricted stock units at company’s discretion
 
 More about our location: http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/burnaby-eav
 Contact me: Stephanie Walker, stwalker@ea.com  604 456 4178

 Address: Electronic Arts (Canada), Inc., 4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4X1
 
Salary offered: $115,000 to $133,500

Full time, permanent position

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. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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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: 2019-08-03 00:39:43.293

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