Team Lead - Online Services Engineering (Apex Legends)

Multiple Locations: Los Angeles, CA, USA • Vancouver, BC, Canada


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 169841

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when talented people have creative freedom, they’ll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the expansive roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We truly love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex LegendsTitanfallTitanfall 2Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry.

Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry. As a Team Lead on our Online Services Engineering team you’ll help maintain code and infrastructure that supports all the major online services for Apex Legends and future titles. Mentor the engineering team around best practices in designing and coding services. Leverage existing and new technologies in the industry to best solve challenging technical problems while dealing with millions of concurrent players! You will report to the Technical Director of Online Technologies.


  • Build, improve, and maintain Apex Legend’s online infrastructure
  • Work with designers and engineers to gather requirements and build services, while being a technical feature owner
  • Help establish and maintain technical best practices
  • Proactively identify issues and fix bugs
  • Be a technical leader for Apex Legends and help drive process improvements and set high-quality standards
  • Help grow and mentor a team of engineers of varying skill levels


  • Passion for making and playing games
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • 8+ years of programming experience in a variety of languages
  • 5+ years of experience building online services using industry standards
  • 5+ years of experience working with cloud services such as AWS
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux in an operational capacity
  • Understanding of different database solutions and how best to leverage them
  • Experience building scalable and maintainable systems
  • Experience leading a team of developers to value craftsmanship, effectiveness, productivity and happiness in their day to day work
  • Able to work well in a remote environment with remote team members

Nice to have

  • PHP, Lua, Go, and / or Kotlin exposure
  • Prior experience working with language frameworks as it pertains to building online services (e.g. Spring)
  • Understanding of the CNCF landscape




Community / Marketing Title: Team Lead - Online Services Engineering (Apex Legends)

Company Profile:

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Date Opened: 2021-11-16 20:32:47.837

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