Build Software Engineer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 158752

Position Title: Software Engineer I

External Description:

Build Engineer - DRE (1-year contract)

DRE are EA's continuous integration and build experts. We are located in EA studios across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

We pride ourselves on providing superior automation services to our internal customers - EA's game, engine, product, and content teams. Our services include Build & Test Automation, Continuous Integration, Metrics Reporting, and Virtual Infrastructure Management. Learn more about us here.

We are seeking a Build Engineer to join DRE and provide exemplary services to our partner teams at EA Vancouver. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as a technical liaison with development teams to address build issues and improvements
  • Implement and maintain automation pipelines in our CI system (Jenkins)
  • Work with our internal customers on designing, prototyping and implementing new automated workflows
  • Monitor automation systems and proactively respond to breakages
  • Monitor and analyze metrics to optimize automation systems
  • Manage virtual infrastructure, including deploying and monitoring VMs
  • Maintain the product backlog including tasks and their priorities
  • Implement game preservation / archival tasks when applicable 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience or education in software development, or related discipline
  • Excellent understanding of debugging best practices
  • Experience with designing, creating, and maintaining automation jobs in CI systems (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab CI)
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Groovy, Python, Powershell, Batch)
  • Experience with source-control administration (e.g. Perforce, Git)
  • Results oriented and analytical, with a customer and business focus.
  • Innovative, curious, and motivated to grow your technical abilities. 
  • Strong teamwork skills, but also the ability to take ownership and work independently
  • Ability to communicate and discuss technical topics with both technical and business audiences.
  • Excellent documentation skills

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with OO languages (e.g. Java, C++, C#)
  • Experience deploying and maintaining virtual infrastructure (e.g. Virtual Machines)
  • Experience with monitoring tools (e.g. ZABBIX)
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools (e.g. Chef, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Experience with secrets management tools (e.g. Hashicorp Vault)
  • Experience with metrics gathering and visualization tools (e.g. Splunk, Elastic Search, Kibana)
  • Experience with container orchestration and management tools (e.g Docker, Kubernetes)

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Company Profile:

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: 2019-11-21 17:56:19.97

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