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C++ Software Engineer - Live Content Support (Apex Legends)

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

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Requisition Number: 170793

Position Title: Software Engineer II

External Description:

Location: Los Angeles, CA and Vancouver, BC offices or potentially remote

Respawn

Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when accomplished people have creative freedom, they'll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star 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.

The Apex Legends Live Content team is a many-sided group of developers that deals with the store, seasonal content, events, challenges, retention, engagement, player messaging, and more. You'll work with product managers, artists, producers, and QA to support and build upon the live game.

Description and Responsibilities

Reporting to a Senior Software Engineering Manager you will:

  • Identify and fix bugs, working with the live team and product team to quickly resolve issues
  • Contribute to a team focused on seasonal events and store-related content
  • Work with Product teams to solve technical problems and create solutions to improve Apex store and seasonal content
  • Participate in code reviews and technical discussions team members

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience writing scalable, testable, performant code and script
  • 2+ years of hands-on C\C++ Experience. You understand and can debug on a large codebase
  • Been part of a team that has shipped at least one AAA title

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with web services and scripting languages (Squirrel Script/Lua/PHP)
  • Live game development experience on a AAA title
  • Game Platform experience preferred - Origin/Steam/PS4/Xbox/Switch
  • Experience with automated testing and CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience making and playing games.
  • CS degree preferred or equivalent work experience

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range for your specific location. EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES

  • California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):

º $106,900 - $158,600

  • New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo):

º $94,450 - $158,600

  • Jersey City, NJ :

º $94,450 - $158,600

  • Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs):

º $94,450 - $133,100

  • Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):

º $94,450 - $159,250

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We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

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Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Days Open: 433

Can this position be remote?: 1

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About Electronic Arts

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.

 

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