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DevOps Software Engineer - FIFA (Contract)

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 168316

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

The EA SPORTS DevOps team is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our team. We're looking for candidates with experience in both network and Unix/Linux administration and passion for technology.

You will partner with the Operations Development Director and Technical Lead to estimate and build projects and provide excellent results. You should have experience working with large-scale systems. The successful candidate should be passionate building automation to reduce manual tasks. This role will also involve some on-call support tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs, configures and supports all server environments; analyzes the processes for year-over-year efficiency improvements
  • Troubleshoot application, network, and server-level problems
  • Troubleshoots game server infrastructure at various layers, including network, load balancing, operating system, database, cache, and application
  • Participates in an on-call rotation to support feature launches, live events, and critical-level incident escalations
  • Evaluate and adopt technologies which improve the team efficiency and platform capabilities
  • Works with a global team within a follow the sun model
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring and alerting is in place to detect and troubleshoot problem
  • Analyzes incidents in a consistent postmortem process to ensure preventative measures and/or sufficient monitoring is in place to reduce time to restore in the future
  • Utilizes industry-standard CI/CD tools to build pipelines that automate common operational tasks

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience with design, deployment and support of Linux-based server infrastructures
  • Experience with DevOps methodologies and technologies, (Docker, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
  • Collaboration, Automation, Lean, Measurement, Sharing
  • Working knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Python, Java, JavaScript, or Ruby
  • Experience developing workflow automations and tools utilizing programming languages such as: Python, Bash, Java, JavaScript or Ruby
  • Working knowledge of version control systems such as GIT or Perforce
  • Experience of common scripting. (Perl, Shell, Python, PHP, the more the better)
  • Possesses a security-conscious mindset for server infrastructure design, utilizing the principle of least privilege wherever possible
  • Understands the purpose and operation of the various protocols that support TCP/IP-networked infrastructures
  • Experience with public cloud hosting services with an API-oriented approach to programmatically manage resources

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with advanced networking concepts, infrastructure and protocols. Key areas of knowledge include load balancing, routing principles, secure network design and internet service performance tuning
  • Experience with administration and usage of relational database systems, especially MySQL and PostgreSQL along with SQL experience for DML and DDL commands
  • Experience with administration and usage of document and key-value stores such as Cassandra, Memcached, Redis, RethinkDB, or MongoDB
  • Experience with agile development
  • Experience to Jira/Jaas

 

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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.

Date Opened: 2021-09-14 01:39:38.573

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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.

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