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Technical Director

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Orlando, Florida, United States

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Requisition Number: 172905

Position Title: Technical Director I

External Description:

 

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is complicated. That's why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

For development teams looking to increase efficiencies and improve quality of their software, one of the most important places to focus is the software build process. This is where EA Development Release and Engineering comes in (DRE).

We are looking for a Technology Director to oversee the technical strategies in the North America East group. 

Join us in driving the next revolution in games.

Responsibilities:

  • The TD would manage and evolve the roadmap. 
  • You'll work with the strategic direction of evolving the Continuous Integration and Deployment systems for the build systems building games such as Madden, College Football, PGA Tour and many more to come. Using tools like Infrastructure as Code and advanced Virtualization.
  • You will negotiate requirements with multiple partners, developing these into detailed backlog items and then work with the team to ensure they are delivered as forecasted.
  • You will grow the team's knowledge and yours, working with the Group Technical Director and Development Director. You will report to the Group Technical Director.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with CM & CI/CD systems and practices.
  • At least five years experience from multiple disciplines within software development and practices.
  • By your experience you have a superb understanding and feel for the full flow of software production, from requirements to deliverables.
  • Experience in strategic leadership in a technical domain.
  • You know good software architecture.
  • You really like networking.

Useful to have

  • Technical mentoring and interest in people leadership.
  • Experience of Jenkins, Gitlab or similar CI software.
  • Interest and knowledge of Agile methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Perforce, vSphere / VMware, server Configuration Management.
  • Experience in issue tracking and shared documentation systems such as Jira and Confluence.

Preferred location: Orlando, Florida, United States

Open to: North America East Coast

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Community / Marketing Title: Technical Director

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: 2022-04-11 15:51:56.263

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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