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Server Engineer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 169851

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

Who We Are

We are EA Mobile Sports, the Adrenaline team crafting high quality mobile games and focusing on delivering high-quality, immersive experiences created to fit the lifestyle of mobile gamers. EA Mobile currently operates in multiple locations: Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

We’re now on looking for a new Server Engineer to join our team in Vancouver, BC.

Position Overview

As a server engineer utilizing your strong server-side technical knowledge and JAVA as the primary development language, you will be responsible for building new features, enhancing existing ones and troubleshooting issues in the live environment. 

 

You will collaborate with producers, designers, and other engineers to design, implement and deliver dynamic live services. You’ll participate in all phases of the software development life cycle and help maintain high quality standards throughout. Your ability to develop complex and scalable backend services will help ensure an immersive and enjoyable experience for our mobile gamers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in the technical design and implementation of scalable server features and maintain a high quality standard throughout the software development cycle. 
  • Participate in the planning process providing input into design, estimates and scheduling.
  • Investigate and resolve issues during QA testing, pre production, production and from the live environment.
  • Interact with the other studio game teams on software integrations, and the Operations team on releases and deployment of feature updates.
  • Report to the Development Director and be under the technical supervision of the Technical Director or Team Lead.

Technical Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
  •  4+ years’ experience with developing server/backend applications on the Java platform. Deep knowledge of the Java programming language and exposure to other JVM languages. Knowledge of MySQL, Jetty/Jersey/Apache is expected.
  • 4+ years’ experience in developing database applications, especially MySQL. Experience with other SQL and NoSQL databases, such as AWS RDS is a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices and methodologies (Scrum, XP, Lean, etc). 
  • Experience with high scalability and load testing frameworks is desirable.
  • Exposure to client technologies such as Haxe, Lua, C++ is a plus.
  • Experience with source code management such as Git or Perforce.

Performance Competencies (Non-Technical Skills)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly with good documentation and email communication to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative and distributed team environment.
  • Dependability and commitment to projects/tasks. 

 

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: 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.

Date Opened: 2021-11-09 16:39:02.75

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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