Data Platform Engineer
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Requisition Number: 168923
Position Title: Software Engineer II
CrowdStar is a Glu Mobile studio and is now part of the Electronic Arts family. The combination of our talented teams at Glu and EA position us as a leader in the largest gaming category in the world. We are forming a powerful growth engine that will expand our current games and deliver more amazing new experiences across sports, lifestyle, mid-core, and casual for players everywhere. Come join us!
The Casual Studio Business Intelligence team is responsible for delivering insights through our internal dashboards and providing machine learning models for the games. The team is responsible for maintaining and supporting the data for existing games and new games. Team members are comprised of other senior data developers, data analysts, data scientists, and product managers.
We're looking for a talented and driven data engineer with a keen eye for data and business to help us build and scale our future smart data platform. Our ideal candidate is an independent, analytically minded individual with strong data modeling and software engineering skills, who shares our passion for games. In this role, you'll directly work with cross-functional teams (product, engineering, services) to design, develop, and deploy data solutions for our game studios.
- Architect scalable data models and build efficient and reliable ETL pipelines
- Design, build and launch visualizations and self-serve analytics products and data platforms that empower our internal customers with flexible insights
- Build data expertise, and partner with data scientists and product engineers to define and standardize business rules and maintain high-fidelity data
- Partner with other engineers in the development of new tools to enable our customers to understand and access data more efficiently
- Build, optimize and maintain machine learning models for the game studios
- Work cross-functionally (e.g.: product managers, engineers, business teams) to support new product and feature launches
- Passion for games and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Administration, Marketing, or related field
- 3+ years of working experience building web applications using Django, Flask, or some equivalent MVC framework
- Competent in front-end frameworks: ReactJS, AngularJS
- Experience in developing RESTful API application
- Experience with object-oriented programming (OOP) principles and data structures concepts
- 3+ years of database working experience with SQL and relational database design
- Familiar with Microservices Architecture
- Understanding of full software development life cycle, including code reviews, source control, build processes, and testing
- Good understanding of server-side templating languages Jinja 2
- Familiar with Python IDE like PyCharm and Eclipse working along with debugger
- Experience and/or knowledge of Apache Superset is a huge plus
- Familiarity and experience with big data technologies is a plus (e.g.: Hive, Spark, Presto)
Community / Marketing Title: Data Platform Engineer
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: 2021-10-07 20:32:23.07
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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.