Audio Software Engineer

Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

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Requisition Number: 158148

Position Title: Software Engineer II

External Description:

We are DICE

DICE (EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment), the award-winning studio based in Stockholm, Sweden, is best known for creating the phenomenally successful Battlefield franchise, the Battlefront franchise, and the innovative game Mirror’s Edge.

 

We work through our 4 guiding values: Passion with Purpose, Creative Innovation, Everything Quality, and One Community. We recognise that our people are the backbone and driving force to our creative products. As such, we are dedicated in providing everyone the ability to express, learn, and be their very best with a common cause.

We are looking for an Audio Software Engineer with experience writing highly maintainable and performing audio code in C++. We find added value in candidates that are aware of the importance of well-structured code, best programming practices and have expertise in managing platform resources (CPU time, memory) wisely. As Audio Software Engineer you will be working on tasks related to maintenance of multiple audio systems, creating audio tools from the requirements and needs from sound designers. You will be working closely with sound designers but also with a cross-disciplinary teams (Core, Gameplay, Animation, etc.) creating interactions/communications between the different parts of the game and the audio systems.

 

Qualifications 

  • Self-driven with a strong sense of quality 
  • Strong solution and customer orientation 
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and tasks 
  • Be able to work independently and at the same time communicate effectively in team
  •  Excellent verbal and written English communication skills 

Required

  •  3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Strong C++ experience
  • Experience with audio software development or passion to take a new challenge in this domain
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-directing
  • Experience in troubleshooting and debugging 
  • Experience measuring performance in modern platforms 
  • Good knowledge in memory management, multi-core utilization, runtime profiling and optimization.

     Desired

  • Strong C# experience
  • Experience developing Tools
  • Gameplay and/or Tools development experience
  • Good understanding of game engines and pipelines

 

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

At DICE we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a competitive compensation package we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities (yoga and cross fit to name a few) and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer which includes a parental salary benefit program and also provide our employees’ with occupational pension.

At DICE, we respect and value our employees’ personal lives. A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods.

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As part of the application process we might ask you to take on a practical work test. The position is permanent and applications will be selected continuously. Apply online with a combined CV and Introduction letter in English.

We welcome people from different backgrounds and look forward to receiving your application!

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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: 2019-10-16 14:48:23.66

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