DevOps Engineer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 159743

Position Title: Software Engineer II

External Description:

DevOps Engineer - DRE

Development and Release Engineering (DRE), are EA’s global Continuous Integration (CI) specialists.

We are a team of more than 100 staff based in fifteen EA studios around the world. We pride ourselves on working closely with our customers, who are the company’s game, engine, and content teams. DRE serves its customers through continuous integration, build automation, configuration management, and ensuring automation is running smoothly. You will report to the Engineering Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work as a technical liaison with development teams to address build issues and improvements
  • Implementation and validation of automated tests
  • Work with our internal customers on designing, prototyping and implementing new automated workflows
  • Monitor and analyze automation systems and proactively respond to breakages
  • Setup, monitor, and analyze metrics to optimize automation systems
  • Manage virtual infrastructure, including deploying and monitoring VMs
  • Design flexible solutions that work in multiple environments and require little to no maintenance
  • Act as main contact between development team and customers
  • Maintain the product backlog including tasks and their priorities
  • Provide regular status reports, and document details on updated processes and workflows
  • Mentor and lead software engineers to adopt DevOps best practices

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Degree in computer science or related field
  • 3+ years of DevOps experience
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment
  • Ability to identify and resolve performance bottlenecks in complex systems (i.e. network, OS or hardware)
  • Strong ability to self-manage and prioritize work effectively within deadlines
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles, and solutions
  • Experience using many debugging tool features and strategies to reproduce and find defects
  • Experience maintaining build automation in CI systems (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab CI)
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Chef, Ansible, Puppet)
  • Experience with container orchestration and micro-services management tools (e.g Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with object-oriented languages (e.g. C#, Java) and scripting languages (Groovy, Python, Powershell)
  • Experience with Java-based applications and JVM troubleshooting
  • Experience with source-control systems (e.g. Perforce, Git) and branching strategies (e.g. Gitflow)
  • Experience presenting topics to wide audiences

DESIRED:

  • Experience deploying and maintaining virtual environments (e.g. vsphere)
  • Experience with monitoring tools (e.g. ZABBIX)
  • Experience with secrets management tools (e.g. Hashicorp Vault)
  • Experience with artifact management tools (e.g. JFrog Artifactory)
  • Experience with operational intelligence tools (e.g. Elastic Stack, Splunk, Prometheus)
  • Experience with large-scale, high-availability, high-throughput automation systems
  • Experience working with gaming consoles
  • Active contributor to the Open Source community


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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: 2020-02-05 19:13:28.803

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