Senior Anti-Cheat Engineer

Multiple Locations: Austin, Texas, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Los Angeles, California, United States • Orlando, Florida, United States

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Requisition Number: 164676

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

SENIOR ANTI-CHEAT ENGINEER

EA Security 

The Secure Product Engineering & Anti-Cheat Response team ensures that all EA products are developed with the security and gameplay integrity of our players as a top priority. We partner with both platform development teams and game studios to ensure that security and gameplay integrity issues are identified and resolved throughout the application and service lifecycle.

We are looking for a Senior Anti-Cheat Engineer to help assert Electronic Arts' games as best-in-class in game security and integrity. Your primary responsibilities will include the development of our anti-cheat technologies to defeat the cheats that our games face today, as well as research and plan mitigations for the problems of tomorrow.

 

You're a great team player, but are also able to go heads down and achieve success when given direction on our team's goals. In this role, you will solve a critical problem to our players, ensuring they have a fair and level playing field.

 

Responsibilities:

- Develop new features and anti-cheat mitigations in a Windows driver.

- Iterate on existing methods of cheat detection

- Research new industry threats in the cheating space and implement safeguards against them in our tools

- Collaborate with our game studios and internal Security teams on ever-evolving needs of game security

 

Qualifications:

- Expert in C++, Rust programming languages

- Proficient in Windows APIs and Windows Kernel internals

- Familiar with driver development fundamentals 

- Experience working with or familiarity with the external security researching community, game cheat community, and/or identifying and leveraging cheats in games

 

Bonus: 

- Experience in OS internals

- Experience in Linux OS development

- Experience with developing or reversing obfuscation or encryption technologies

- Experience developing anti-tamper, anti-virus, or anti-malware technologies

- Previously shipped Windows drivers

- Experience reverse engineering mobile games, developing cheats for mobile games, or protecting mobile games from cheat software.



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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.

Date Opened: 2021-03-08 19:43:25.66

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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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