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Sr. Software Engineer - DevOps

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 165591

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

The EA Frostbite Quality Development Services group (QDS) is a critical partner of EA game engine development and a driver for quality and productivity within those teams.  We are EA Frostbite’s continuous integration and build experts. We are located in EA studios across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

We pride ourselves on providing superior automation services to our internal customers - EA's game, engine, product, and content teams. Our services include Build & Test Automation, Continuous Integration, Metrics Reporting, and Virtual Infrastructure Management.
 
Come and join us for an opportunity to work with the best game development teams in the world in a challenging yet fun and creative environment. Innovate to keep EA at the bleeding edge of the industry standards for quality and processes to make a difference for thousands of employees and millions of gamers in the world. 

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer (DevOps) to join the QDS group and provide exemplary services, devops development expertise, and thought leadership to our partner teams at EA Vancouver.


The goals of the role include:

  • Lead role in defining the technology solutions to implement 'nextgen' buildfarm operations
  • Setup and deployment of Cloud solutions for DevOps
  • Setup and deployment of Orchestration solutions for BuildFarm needs
  • Competent ease at recognizing and solving build failures in all the stages of a CI/CD environment.
  • Programing experience related to build farm improvement (eg java, python, scripting and configurations common in DevOps)
  • Provides exceptional expertise on evaluating solutions for quality, efficiency, and correctness of approach
  • Able to perform code reviews for junior and more senior team members.
  • Able to quickly learn proprietary tech and work with it for solutions.
  • Clear and effective communication to senior management, stakeholders, and expert influential collaboration with team members, both verbally and effective documentation.

 

Qualifications:

  • Well versed in the use and administration of  CI/CD frameworks. Jenkins is strongly preferred. 
  • Able to set up and deploy a CI/CD environment,  'large-scale' environment. (being a sole or, tech lead in the process)
  • Proven programming experience, and skill.  Java, Groovy, Python, C# preferred.
  • Have extensive experience with DevOps concepts and operations (containerization, orchestration, virtualization)
  • Extensive Cloud DevOps knowledge, and experience (Terraform, Kubernetes,  autoscaling,, cloud compute, cloud storage etc)
  • Experienced with both on-prem and cloud DevOps  in environments where the two are mixed.
  • Expert competence navigating various operating environments (Windows, Linux, Mac, and mobile environments).
  • Experience with data search, analytics, and monitoring tools (splunk, elasticsearch, and their visual options, e.g. kibana).  Strong preference on Elasticsearch and complementary tooling.
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  • Need to be naturally driven to develop the team in mentoring, teaching, and guiding, both in skills and best practices.

Attributes you have:

  • Smart Problem Solver :: Proven Troubleshooting skill in CI/CD space.
  • Adaptable :: Switching between, static/dynamic, and cloud/on-prem environments and  multiple operating environments and script/code languages.
  • Analytical :: able to collect data to backup "proof" on tech directions to pursue
  • Collaborative :: ease of working with different groups both technical and non-technical.

 

Achievements you’ve accomplished:

  • Been a lead on a team of at least 5 people.
  • Been a lead in managing large-scale CI environments.
  • Have been a lead of a large team and large scale operation for more than 5 years.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. 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

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

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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