Software Engineer III

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

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Requisition Number: 162909

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

We are EA

And we make games - How cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. That's why we employ the most creative and passionate people in the industry. Save the planet from Alien Invaders. Score the winning touchdown.

Yup - It's the coolest job on the planet!

The Challenge Ahead:

EA’s Cloud Platform underpins gaming online services including matchmaking, marketplaces, social features, leaderboards, and server-side physics calculations. As a Cloud Platform Software Engineer III you will be accountable and responsible for delivery of foundational services and infrastructure that power EA’s online services. You will focus on creating new services and systems in collaboration with our divisional and studio partners, that create and maintain the infrastructure, and simplifying infrastructure workflows.

What a Software Engineer III does on EA’s Cloud Platform team:

  • Work with product, program and project management to ensure clarity and understanding of features and priorities.
  • Develop creative solutions that address customer requests, new product features and production defects. Drive solution review by peers and partners.
  • Work directly with divisional and studio partners to understand priorities and requirements while contributing to releasing games to market.
  • Evolve project statements into preliminary engineering designs and topologies.
  • Expand designs into engineering execution plans and engineering tasks
  • Work with the team to design and improve the development and quality processes, coding standards, and practices.
  • Efficiently develop code meeting peer-reviewed code standards, using team-selected tools, committed to approved repositories.
  • Track issues and items using team development tools, prioritize, and communicate development progress. 
  • Design and execute quality assurance, validation, and stress testing of completed product features.
  • Document and prepare product production changes. Validate that product has passed quality gates. Contribute to post-mortems for unsuccessful releases.
  • Work with support teams and partners to debug and resolves production incidents with deployed products.
  • Enhance EA’s engineering capabilities through tracking of peers, industry, segment, and technology. Be an expert in their field and informed/knowledgeable about related fields, and roles.
  • Support and mentor peer software engineers through advice, coaching and educational opportunities.
  • Grow engineering teams through interviewing, recruiting and hiring
  • Interact with, and contribute to, the open source software Kubernetes community.
  • In-depth commercial experience of an OO language 
  • Relational, NoSQL, or BigData solutions.
  • Experience creating and integrating with RESTful web services
  • Engineering Collaboration software - Sharepoint, JIRA, GitLab, GitHub, and Confluence.

The next great EA Cloud Engineer also needs:

  • 7+ years of professional experience as a software engineering team member
  • Passionate about shipping high-quality services every day
  • Programming skills and experience across the application lifecycle - design, prototype, develop, build, deploy, integrate, upgrade, monitor and alert
  • Experience building, deploying, running and supporting highly-available, high-scale, secure infrastructure, and distributed applications in the cloud with Kubernetes
  • Capability to provide both broad and deep technical leadership to an agile team
  • BS, MS Degree (preferred) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Languages such as Go and Python
  • Public cloud provider experience (AWS, Azure, GAE, etc.)
  • Container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Container tech such as Docker, and Mesos
  • Caching and resilience – Redis, Memcached, Queuing 
  • Cloud Tools/Project Delivery Experience – AWS, GCS, Azure
  • Networking experience

You'll report to the Senior Manager of Software Engineering for Observability services and enjoy working with a strong team of developers!

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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.

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.

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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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