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Systems Engineer - NHL

Multiple Locations: Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania • Romania • Sweden • United Kingdom • Spain • Ireland • Germany

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Requisition Number: 170625

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, and EA SPORTS UFC.

The Role: Systems Engineer

The NHL team is looking for a Systems Engineer to play a key role in shipping high-quality titles.

We’re looking for an experienced engineer or someone interested in expanding their skills and knowledge in the Systems area.  Our Systems engineers maintain a broad view of the game and engine systems and look for ways to improve performance, utility, and capabilities to our players and workflow enhancements to our development team.  Above all, we’re looking for an engineer who is excited to use their talent and experience to build AAA quality games.

As an NHL Systems Engineer, you will:

  • Work with engineers from numerous game areas to integrate, develop and debug core technologies and features in a codebase merging modern and legacy designs across multiple hardware architectures.
  • Manage and optimize memory, load times, and performance.
  • Debug complex and rare behavioural defects in development and production environments.
  • Look for ways to increase team efficiency through automation, tooling, or workflow enhancements.
  • Contribute to core EA technologies in an architecturally sound way to promote collaborative development efforts.
  • You will work with design and other engineers to provide feedback and then create clear and estimable technical designs that ensure our players have the best experience possible.

Required Technical Skills and Experience: 

  • 2+ years of C++ development experience.
  • Ability to learn, test, debug, and extend other software engineer's code.
  • Strong software engineering and architectural design skills.
  • Understanding of memory management, file systems, multi-core processing, and performance.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • Experience integrating and maintaining large scale systems and legacy codebases, covering multiple game areas and technologies.
  • Experience with codebases supporting multiple compilers and architectures.
  • Experience with profiling tools to monitor and diagnose issues.
  • Understanding of x86 CPU architecture and assembly.
  • Experience with multiple programming languages (Python, Lua, C#).
  • Experience with build systems, pipelines, and source control.

Required Non-Technical Skills: 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to communicate well with non-technical partners, such as artists, designers, and producers.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative team environment.
  • Proactive problem solver who can quickly adapt to new situations and challenges.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions.
  • Able to constantly innovate to improve product quality as well as group productivity.

Remote options are available for this opportunity. 

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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: 2021-12-15 01:00:38.197

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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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