Anti-Cheat Quality Assurance Engineer - Security Team - EA

Multiple Locations: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden • Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

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Requisition Number: 165134

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

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 an Anti-Cheat Quality Assurance Engineer to help assert Electronic Arts' games as best-in-class in game security and integrity. Your primary responsibilities will include the automation of and testing against cheats that we protect our games from today as well as the development of test cases to prepare mitigations for the problems of tomorrow.

The Anti-Cheat Quality Assurance Test Engineer performs a vital role in technology development: developing automation tools and test pipelines, testing and analyzing against expected and unexpected environments, and recording of flaws and bugs to ensure a high-quality bar in our technology. We are looking for a QA Engineer that tests the effectiveness of our Anti-Cheat technology against both known and new cheats in different platform environments. You will also develop new test cases and automation for undetected bypasses and exploits, as well as ensure backward compatibility.

You're a great team player and are passionate about the effectiveness of our Anti-Cheat tools to ensure a better gameplay experience for our players.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop automation and tools for our internal anti-cheat technologies for the prevention and detection of cheats.
  • Develop and implement test cases for new industry cheat-related threats to prepare mitigations for unhandled exploits and bypasses.
  • Develop tools and test EA’s anti-cheat technology for performance, expected behavior and stability in a variety of different environments and platforms.

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in C++
  • Experience in requirements gathering, documentation, and implementation of test plans
  • Solid Knowledge of Windows APIs
  • Experience working with or familiarity with the external security researching community, game cheat community, and/or identifying and leveraging cheats in games
  • Experience in analyzing software behavior and API calls
  • Solid scripting experience in Python or similar

Bonus: 

  • Knowledge of Windows Kernel internals
  • Experience in reverse engineering malware
  • Experience with obfuscation/encryption technologies
  • Experience with anti-tamper technologies



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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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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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