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Release Train Engineer - FIFA

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Requisition Number: 175274

Position Title: Assoc DM

External Description:

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connection of millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. At the heart of EA SPORTS is the FIFA franchise. EA SPORTS FIFA is the world's #1 best-selling video game with over 200M engaged players across multiple platforms, including console, PC, and mobile.

Innovation, passion, and team-work is at the heart of everything we do. With studios in Vancouver, Bucharest, and Cologne; we are looking for the brightest talent so we can continue to create experiences that connect with millions of hearts and minds the world over.

The Role

The Release Train Engineer (RTE) owns the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across FIFA Live Services, across our global regions. This role is also responsible for implementing and managing release processes. In its main capacity, the RTE is accountable for planning and scheduling upcoming releases with multiple product teams, working with teams to resolve release scheduling conflicts, ensuring release quality and secure practices are upheld to ensure the best player experience, and partnering with external stakeholders for release tasks and prioritization. The role of the RTE is a central point of communication for all teams requiring work to be deployed to the live production environment. This role is fitting for someone who enjoys being technical and solving problems; this person will get the opportunity to work with all levels of stakeholders, and truly make an impact on our Live Services capabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Release Management lifecycle that involves stages such as scheduling the release, coordinating between teams, go/no-go reviews, and deployment of release
  • Enable collaboration across teams, addressing resourcing requirements and removing impediments
  • Manage relationships and coordinate release-related work between different teams at different locations
  • Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Continuously seek to improve team performance and processes through tracking KPIs
  • Collaborate with various partners and stakeholders to implement continuous improvements to release processes 
  • Support and deliver regular release reporting

Experience

  • Min. 3+ years of experience in delivering products
  • 5+ years of project/program management experience in software development
  • Solid comprehension of lean methodology
  • Detail oriented, organized and focused on quality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with different organizational levels, as well as ability to tailor messaging to different audiences
  • Ability to rationalize decisions in a clear and objective manner
  • Knowledge to act as a mentor in helping the team understand and apply industry principles and practices

Bonus

  • Certified SAFe release train engineer
  • Scrum Master or Agile Coach experience
  • Experience working as a software engineer
  • Experience with distributed development across multiple locations
  • Experience working with end-users on a tools or central technology team
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and certifications
  • Game development experience

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create 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 creative, 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: 2022-08-18 20:51:55.24

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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