Software Engineer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 159745

Position Title: Software Engineer I

External Description:

Software Engineer

POSITION OVERVIEW:

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.

 

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

Work with our internal customers on designing, prototyping and implementing new automated workflows

Monitor and analyze automation systems and proactively respond to breakages

Manage virtual infrastructure, including deploying and monitoring VMs/Containers

Maintain the product backlog including tasks and their priorities

Provide regular status reports, and fully document details on updated processes and workflows

Design flexible solutions that work in multiple environments and require little to no maintenance.  

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Degree in computer science or related field

Excellent verbal and written English

Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment

Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills

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

Software development experience working with large scale systems

Experience maintaining build automation in at least one CI system (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab CI)

Experience with artifact management tools (e.g. JFrog Artifactory)

Experience with container orchestration and microservice management tools (e.g

Docker, Kubernetes)

Experience with object-oriented languages (e.g. C#, Java) and scripting languages (Groovy, Python, Powershell)

Excellent understanding of software engineering concepts, debugging processes and procedures

Experience with Java-based applications and JVM troubleshooting

Experience with source-control systems (e.g. Perforce, Git) and branching strategies (e.g. Gitflow)



DESIRED:

DevOps experience

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 operational intelligence tools (e.g. Elastic Stack, Splunk, Prometheus)

Experience with large-scale, high-availability, high-throughput automation systems

Experience working with gaming consoles

Experience with AWS or Google Cloud

 

 

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Community / Marketing Title: Software Engineer

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: 2020-01-31 14:59:32.35

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