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Engineering Manager (Apex Legends)

Multiple Locations: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 171839

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.

As an Engineering Manager on Apex Legends you will help attract, grow and manage a diverse and skilled team of Engineers.  Engineering Management is a new discipline at Respawn, so you'll help establish best practices and processes as part of this role.   As Engineering Management is a new discipline at respawn you'll work collaborative with our Technical Directors and Technical Leads to establish best practices and form strong working relationships to ensure our teams are productive, happy, and have a clear growth path established for themselves.  You'll work with partners across all disciplines to gather feedback on the Engineers you support and help foster a safe environment that upholds our team and company cultures, and ensure that Respawn remains an incredible place to work.

Responsibilities

  • Help establish and maintain processes that ensure equitable recruiting, interviewing and hiring.
  • Serve as point of contact for onboarding and training and improve these processes where applicable
  • Manage a team of Engineers across differing disciplines (Gameplay/UI/Systems/Networking/Etc)
  • Help establish growth plans, solicit feedback, and handle performance management for all direct reports
  • Partner closely with, and work in lock-step alongside with Technical Directors and Leads
  • Help grow Engineering Management discipline at Respawn
  • Look for opportunities to help reinforce Respawn and Engineering team culture across the group
  • Work with production to drive team health (Including ensuring the team isn't crunching/has high trust/feels empowered/etc)
  • Attract, interview and grow highly talented engineers to the team

Requirements

  • Passion for making and playing games.
  • Strong communication skills
  • 3+ years hands on technical experience
  • Experiencing hiring and growing engineers under your management
  • Demonstrated experience giving constructive feedback and managing difficult conversations with confidence and respect
  • Comfortable managing and working with distributed/remote teams

Nice to Have

  • CS or Comp Eng degree preferred.
  • Shipped multiple AAA titles
  • Prior gameplay experience on a AAA shooter

 

If all this excites you, then we want to talk to you. Don't let doubt deter you! We are an equal opportunity team excited about our next journey. Please submit your resume to apply. We will get back to you once we have a chance to review.

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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: 2022-03-04 16:32:40.053

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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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