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Associate Software Engineer - Physics

Location: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 167842

Position Title: Assoc Software Engineer

External Description:

Codemasters have consistently developed innovative and successful award-winning racing games and our Birmingham studio has a rich and unrivalled heritage of multiple award-winning racing games such as the official F1 game franchise. These titles embody our cornerstones of passion, quality, continuous innovation, and an all-encompassing ambition to be the world leader in what we do. Now that we are a part of the EA Sport family, this will only empower us to push the boundaries further on what is possible in a videogame.

We are currently looking to welcome an experienced Software Physics Engineer with a proven background in games development. Working in a passionate and close-knit team that ensures your voice doesn’t get lost in the crowd, you will deliver a best in class physics simulation within a AAA studio that will value and recognise your contributions.

Physics programmers are responsible for the full simulation of physical bodies within the game world, particularly high-performance vehicles. This includes modelling of complex vehicle drive trains, tyre friction, aerodynamics, rigid body dynamics, collision detection, surface deformation and fracture etc. They work extremely closely with the vehicle handling team to produce accurate simulations of vehicle characteristics.

To be considered for this role you will ideally have:

  • Strong C++ knowledge
  • Previously worked on completed game projects
  • Extensive computer architecture knowledge
  • Cross platform and console experience
  • Experience of debugging and profiling tools
  • Rigid body dynamics, forward and inverse kinematics
  • Collision detection

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • A degree in a relevant subject (particularly Maths or Physics)
  • Scrum and agile processes
  • Friction modelling
  • Dynamics solvers (LCP, MCP, impulse based)
  • Vehicle dynamics

In return we offer:

  • Flexible working hours designed to fit around your life
  • Outstanding benefits package including annual bonus scheme, private health and dental plans, employee discounted share scheme, new console allowance and much more!
  • Dedicated training time for self-improvement
  • 10 free games per year
  • State of the art working environment
  • Incredible peer community of top-flight programmers in the games industry

You will be working with some of the industry's most experienced talent with access to cutting edge technology, in which self-development is not only supported but actively encouraged. 

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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: 2021-08-31 20:05:38.09

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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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