Software Engineer II

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Requisition Number: 158175

Position Title: Software Engineer II

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Software Engineer II (Server)

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India

We’re EA—the world’s largest video game publisher. You’re probably familiar with many of our titles—Madden, FIFA, The Sims, Need for Speed, Dead Space, Battlefield and Star Wars, to name a few. But maybe you don’t know how we’re committed to creating games for every platform—from social to mobile to console—to give our consumers that anytime, anywhere access they demand. What does that mean for you? It means more opportunities to unleash your creative genius, be inspired by those around you and ignite your path in any direction you choose.

As EA's first label dedicated to purely digital games, EA Mobile creates games for mobile devices, social networks and online environments that deliver seamless play anytime, anywhere, on any device. Connecting a market of more than one billion core and mass-casual gamers worldwide, EA Mobile delivers engaging, accessible, high quality games to people of all skill levels and interests.

The EA Mobile portfolio encompasses some of the most recognizable entertainment brands in the world, including titles such as The Simpsons, Tetris Blitz, SCRABBLE, MONOPOLY, Plants vs Zombies 2, Real Racing 3, Dungeon Keeper as well as online games destination Pogo.com.

The Hyderabad office represents one of EA Mobile’s largest development organizations with more than 700 passionate mobile game experts involved in game development, testing, production and distribution. The game development studio is a team within this organization that is committed to building and running live services for some of EA’s top games.

Our vision is to be EA Mobile’s center of excellence for Live Services and help grow the footprint of casual games in the market. Here are the values we truly believe in:

Tenacity – Hunger to prove yourself and keep pushing the boundary

Ownership – Get things done

Passion – Passionate about the art of making games

Collaboration – Great things are not done by an individual but by a team of highly motivated folks

Alchemy – Create magic in everything you do

 

 

 

Role Overview

 

We – Slingshot Games Studio @Electronic Arts – are looking for a talented and driven person that is passionate about developing software systems for games with millions of users. We are looking for an experienced server software engineer for developing services to support the live operations and online gameplay for our titles. 

 

You will be working in small teams that work closely together to create solutions for game requirements using modern technologies and frameworks deployed to cloud based infrastructure. You will also be working with many existing systems; some developed at Slingshot, some developed externally.

 

What a Server Engineer does at Slingshot Games Studio

 

  • Architect & Develop distributed, resilient and high-performing back-end services, built on top of GAE/AWS cloud platforms
  • Work with a team of Server Engineers to manage & develop server side stacks supporting games which engage millions of connected online players
  • Collaborate closely with the cross functional game development teams to execute on the roadmap/vision of our games
  • Adapt central EA technologies to meet game designs requirements from the game development teams, such as matchmaking
  • Be responsible for performance testing at the server level and load testing at the service level
  • Ability to estimate work and provide accurate updates on progress
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Passion for delivery of quality software to Criterion’s high standards

Requirements

 

  • Experience of architecting and developing large distributed, scalable, robust, high-performing systems
  • 4+ years of professional programming experience and good understanding of software design principles
  • Strong knowledge of PHP and Spring boot
  • Excellent experience with cloud deployment & management on AWS cloud services
    • Docker, Opsworks, DynamoDB, Chef, CloudFormation, EC2, Lambda, S3, Auto Scaling, etc.
  • Highly fluent with Git, or similar distributed source management system with a good grasp of branch/release management, rollback strategies and other best practices
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery
  • Good communication and documentation experience
  • Proficient in written and spoken English

 

 

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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: 2019-11-15 14:48:58.2

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