Generalist/Tools Software Engineer - Sports Tech
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Requisition Number: 169425
Position Title: Software Engineer II
Our Character Animation Research Team (A-Team) is a small team based in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. We are devoted to advancing the field of Character Animation and AI, to help bring characters to life. Our technology is shared across multiple games in EA including FIFA, Madden, NHL, NBA, Battlefront and Anthem. We are looking for a passionate engineer to join our team to push the boundaries of animation quality.
● Develop high quality animation tools and runtime technologies
● Work closely with animators and engineers to develop user-friendly, snappy and efficient UI masterpieces
● Support and improve existing animation systems and tools
● Write infrastructure and tools so our Machine Learning models can be deployed to our content creators seamlessly
● Follow engineering best practices as defined by the team
Required Technical Skills & Qualifications:
● Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience
● Proficiency with C#, C++
● Ability to test, debug, and extend other Software Engineer's code competently
● Ability to analyze and improve workflow to enhance group productivity.
● Knowledge of good software engineering practices
● Experience with Visual Studio and deep knowledge of the debugging tools.
● Experience with source control systems.
● Strong technical communication and collaboration skills
Desirable Skills and Expertise:
● Proficiency with WPF
● Solid knowledge of Linear Algebra, Statistics and Calculus
● Previous experience in tool development
Community / Marketing Title: Generalist/Tools Software Engineer - Sports Tech
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.
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Date Opened: 2021-10-26 16:52:29.82
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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.