DevOps Engineer

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Requisition Number: 157079

Position Title: Software Engineer II

External Description:

The Company

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 Studio

Electronic Arts’ Firemonkeys Studio in Melbourne, Australia is highly regarded throughout the industry as a Live Service mobile game studio.  We release new meaningful updates on a regular basis for games such as Real Racing 3, The Sims FreePlay, and Need for Speed.

 

The Team

DRE are EA’s continuous integration and build experts. We are a team of over 100, located in EA studios across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

We pride ourselves on providing superior automation services to our internal dev partners - EA's game, engine, product, and content teams.

 

The Role

We are seeking a passionate individual to join DRE in Melbourne as a DevOps Engineer and provide world-class service to our internal development team partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as a technical liaison with development teams to address build issues and improvements
  • Collaborate with team-mates to maintain and enhance a robust automation pipeline
  • Create, modify, and maintain pipeline and workflow tools
  • Monitor automation systems and proactively respond to breakages
  • Monitor and analyze metrics to optimize automation systems
  • Report regular status on assigned tasks and proactively identify project risks and issues

Technical Skills

We operate in a broad and dynamic technical environment. Candidates with experience in software development will be well-regarded, and exposure to a range of DevOps tools & technologies is a bonus.

Software Development

  • OO programming languages (e.g. Java, C#)
  • Scripting languages (e.g. Groovy, Python)
  • Source-control administration (e.g. Perforce, Git, SVN)
  • Mobile app development (e.g. iOS, Android)

DevOps

  • Build pipeline tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Configuration Management and Continuous Integration/Deployment
  • Cloud deployments (e.g. to AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • System administration (e.g. OSX, Linux, Windows, VMware)

Ideal Candidate Characteristics

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to collaborate
  • Ability to self-manage tasks and responsibilities
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Active interest in the DevOps movement
  • Active contributor to the Open Source community

 

The Perks

  • Modern studio, located next to Southern Cross Station
  • Subsidised health care programme and gym allowance
  • Excellent employee benefits, bonuses and share options
  • Subsidised games and consoles, with additional games available to take home to play
  • Fully stocked kitchen for breakfast, lunch, fresh fruit and hot drinks
  • Friday night socials and regular team building outings


How to Apply

To apply, please click the apply now button. To learn more about a career with EA, please visit https://www.ea.com/careers

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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: 2019-08-14 23:47:53.663

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