Java Software Engineer - EA Sports FC - Ultimate Team
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Requisition Number: 175015
Position Title: Software Engineer II
EA Sports FC is the most popular and bestselling sports video game in the world, providing unmatched emotion, quality and authenticity to millions of fans.
Ultimate Team is a mode within EA Sports FC that lets you build your dream squad, play matches to earn Coins, use the Transfer Market to buy and sell Player Items, and create your Ultimate Team to make your mark on the pitch.
Behind the scenes, Ultimate Team is a live service with multiple platforms (console clients, PC, comp app, web app) working with online services to make the mode a success. In this context, Java Server Engineers are involved in the server development process from architecture and technical design to implementation, debugging on multiple platforms, working on complex problems (big data, load, up-time, commerce) alongside Designers, Producers and other Engineers.
You will work on the development of Ultimate Team by implementing new features and maintaining existing ones. The features developed by Java Server engineers provide backend functionality for multi-platform, user-facing clients and internal tools within our team. You will collaborate within a large team, both local and across other EA studios (Bucharest and Vancouver). You will report to the Development Director.
The working model for you will be Hybrid, located in our Bucharest office.
- 3+ years of experience developing Java object-oriented software
- Java programming skills
- Experience working on backend services/servers (REST APIs over HTTP).
- Fluency in written and spoken English
- University Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- Java 8
- Unit/ Mock Testing (J-Unit, Mockito)
- Continuous Integration CI/CD (Jenkins or similar)
- Apache Maven/Gradle
- Basic Linux/shell commands.
- Experience with design patterns; Microservices, domain-driven design
Community / Marketing Title: Java Software Engineer - EA Sports FC - Ultimate Team
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.
About Electronic Arts
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: 228
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.
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.