Senior Engineering Manager - Content Engine

Location: North Carolina, United States

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Requisition Number: 162274

Position Title: Sr Manager Engineering

External Description:

EADP

The EA Digital Platform (EADP) group provides central services that help game teams to tap into the power of the global EA ecosystem. Compatible across multiple platforms and devices, our platform empowers teams to foster deeper, more meaningful relationships with our players. The EADP is the foundation on which EA’s games are built. By providing reusable capabilities that game teams can easily integrate into their games, we allow them to focus on making incredible games. These building blocks are made up of high-level service platforms including Cloud, Commerce, Data and AI, Gameplay Services, Identity and Social.

EA’s Digital Platform (EADP) organization drives important technology decisions and investments for EA on a global basis, across all divisions and studio teams. Technology and engineering leadership at EA is critical to making the industry’s best games and services and the EADP team is leading the way to providing cross-platform infrastructure to keep our consumers connected with our games anytime, anywhere with anyone.

You will report to a Director of Engineering.

What you will do:

  • Be part of a distributed ~8-10 person diverse scrum team
  • Provide a unique blend of technical and leadership skills to provide technical leadership, mentoring, and career guidance to a group of engineers
  • Coach your team and help them see and reach their potential
  • Work with external teams
  • Identify the technical impact of production/design decisions and surface the trade-offs
  • Help promote and champion the culture of performance, maintainability, quality, and automation in your scrum team
  • Use your knowledge of software engineering concepts to design tested, reusable, and modular code
  • Grow technical direction, design, and implementation for features within your scrum team
  • Participate in project scoping, planning, design, and execution
  • Work with both technical and feature product owners throughout the development process
  • Provide iterative value for our players, marketing and game franchise partners
  • Help build performant APIs and modules that power important capabilities
  • Apply knowledge of the goals to find fresh solutions for the project, team, and group
  • Have a passion for your craft. You feel ownership over everything you ship.

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 10+ year relevant work experience
  • Understand team management theory
  • Understand how to motivate a team of engineers
  • Experience leading a team of 6+ engineers
  • Experience managing, mentoring, goal setting, mediation and career planning
  • Experience building powerful, performant API services
  • Experience building reusable, well tested, documented, distributable modules that provide important capabilities to an organization
  • Experience and passion advocating for and mentoring others in software development best practices appropriate for the domain
  • Experience with graph databases (MarkLogic, Neptune, Neo4j)
  • Experience defining taxonomies and ontologies
  • Experience with SQL and non-SQL databases such as MySQL, MongoDB, RDS, or DynamoDB
  • Experience building scalable services in AWS
  • Expertise with both object-oriented and functional software design principles
  • Experienced with Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment best practices
  • Experience working in a Scrum team
  • Experience using Git and related tools like GitLab, GitHub, Bitbucket
  • Experience with DevOps / infrastructure systems
  • Experience with web platforms such as Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Expertise in delivering technical presentations
  • Expertise in delivering system-level technical design and documentation

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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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2020-09-03 16:06:25.603

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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