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Development Director

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

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Requisition Number: 169649

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

The Challenge Ahead

This is an important leadership role in the Quality Engineering organization and offers the opportunity to lead the development of a portfolio of project and studio-wide tools. Our tools are intended to allow our game team partners to focus their efforts on providing the highest quality game titles to our consumers by allowing them to focus on features and fun.

As a Quality Engineering Development Director (DD), you will partner with the team Technical Director who creates the high-level roadmap and strategy for our team, which is based on collaboration with our development and quality verification partners to understand the challenges of developing our complex game titles to be of the quality level and fun that our consumers expect.

You will report to the Quality Engineering Studio Development Director, who manages the Quality Engineering organization that supports all Orlando-based EA SPORTS titles.

Responsibilities:

  • You will direct a team of engineers to provide the solutions identified from the roadmap created by the Technical Director
  • You will be the Scrum Master with additional product owner responsibilities
  • You will lead the development process and help it evolve
  • You will understand our partner timelines and create release targets
  • You will work with our partners to communicate our plans and development progress
  • You will work with our partners to help capture their needs and support the Quality Engineering strategy
  • You will mentor the engineering staff toward achieving their project, team and career goals
  • You will maintain a strong performing and cohesive team that has engineers in Orlando, FL and Madrid, Spain
  • You will foster strong relationships with our partners
  • You will have fun!

Attributes:

  • Strong communicator
  • Empowering leader
  • Effective motivator
  • Proficient in Agile methodology and practices
  • Knowledge of software development life cycles acquired from 5+ years relevant experience
  • 8 years leadership experience with the ability to collaborate, challenge and influence a variety of partners
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent domain.

We are proud of the great perks we offer including comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and of course free video games and more!

 

 

 

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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: 2021-10-28 19:51:00.24

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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.

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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