Software Architect - Commerce & Identity Platform

Multiple Locations: Redwood City, California, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 165051

Position Title: Technical Director II

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.

Position Overview

Are you interested in shaping the future of interactive entertainment? Are you excited about promoting the next generation of games across all dedicated and mobile gaming devices and platforms, helping consumers play any game, with anyone, anywhere, at any time?

This is an especially great time for the video game industry which has a vibrant community of connected players around the globe playing on more devices than ever before. EA is transforming toward a digital future both in the games and services we create and how we connect and engage with our players.

EA's Digital Platform team is looking for a passionate and hands-on online service architect to guide the architecture decision and implementation EA's Identity and Commerce systems. Identity systems provide secure and easy-to-use online system for games to build a strong player relationship. Commerce system is the backbone service that provides e2e commerce service on PC and web, including catalog, checking out, payments and fraud detection. Identity and Commerce services serve more than 600 million players and requires high availability, scalability, and maintainability. You will report to a Sr Director of Engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Champion Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Set and drive goals for availability, scalability and maintainability.
  • Promote the new tech adoption and design reviews for the team.
  • Oversee the team's engineering standards such as API interfaces, design doc template, test plan template, integration guideline.
  • Partner with architects in other organization to better serve gamers and gamer developers.
  • Engage with online tech communities to make sure team's tech stacks are modern and effective.
  • Work with operation engineers and other components owner to trouble shooting and apply quick fix for live site issues.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in computing science or equivalent education/experience
  • 7+ years software engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience on online service
  • 2+ years of architect or similar roles
  • Experience with most online techs such as web-frontend, messaging, SQL and NoSQL.

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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 new parent 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: 2021-03-26 15:03:56.607

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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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