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C++ Software Engineer - Frostbite

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Requisition Number: 168293

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join the Frostbite team!

Frostbite is a game engine and collaboration platform for diverse game franchises, such as FIFA, Battlefield, Star Wars Battlefront, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Need for Speed, and Plant vs. Zombies Garden Warfare. Thousands of game developers all over the world are using Frostbite to create some of the best player experiences in the industry!

You will be part of a talented multi-disciplinary team developing the tools and game engine behind the amazing worlds you see in Frostbite games. This includes the workflows and systems for building levels and objects in Frostbite. In the team, we collaborate closely on a day-to-day basis to make sure game teams around the world have great workflows and a performant and flexible engine for their games.

Responsibilities

  • Innovate and improve workflows, data builds and game systems for handling huge game worlds
  • Design and implement systems and APIs used by thousands of game developers across EA
  • Collaborate closely with game teams to ensure world-class workflows and in-game performance
  • Pairing with team members to create new features and innovations for our users
  • Iterate on usability, tool performance, and stability to power our users to create stunning games
  • Contribute to technical design and reviews

Lead the team

  • Day to day technical and architectural decisions
  • Responsible for managing technical aspects of software development
    • How do we reach our goals technically?
  • Plan, design, lead and execute technical solutions
  • Accountability for design documentation
    • Meet with TD to ensure we are meeting expectations
  • Code Quality Assurance
    • Accountable that the team delivers code that fulfills our DoDs
  • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals
    • Following up on the delegated tasks
  • Liaising with team members, management, and stakeholders to ensure projects are completed to standard.
  • Motivating the team and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns
  • Being transparent with the team about challenges, failures, and successes
  • Team efficiency ensuring the team is working in an efficient way.
  • Accountability that Stories and Epics have been created and are defined and have an estimated capacity required. Working with Product Owner/Engineering Manager
  • Working with the Product Owner/Technical Director to figure out how we technically achieve what we are looking for
  • Meet with stakeholders with PO when technical expertise is needed and drive collaborations with game/frostbite teams
  • Meeting with the TD to make sure we are meeting expectations with our designs.
  • Raise questions to TD that you are unable to answer and bring answers back to the team
  • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible
  • Raise the flag to PO and EM when work estimations are outside of normal margins

Qualifications

  • Strong C++ and software architecture skills
  • Good collaboration and communication skills
  • Humble, eager to learn more and thrives in a learning culture

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience from game engine development and large-scale game development
  • Experience with challenges such as scene and entity systems, handling huge worlds, streaming, and subdivision or multi-user workflows
  • Experience with data-oriented design and unit testing
  • Experience with agile development practices
  • Experience with C#
  • Experience in mentoring other engineers and sharing knowledge 

 

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Company Profile:

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.

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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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