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Software Engineer - Frostbite Quality Engineering

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, BC, Canada • Galway, Ireland • Stockholm, Sweden

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Requisition Number: 175340

Position Title: Software Engineer II

External Description:

We are EA Frostbite

We entertain millions of people across the globe by creating the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. Making great experiences is challenging, which is why we employ creative and passionate people.

The Opportunity ahead

The Software Engineer is a member of the Quality Engineering group, reporting to the Frostbite Engineering Services team. Frostbite is the engine that powers EA's games: award-winning titles like Battlefield, FIFA, Dragon Age Inquisition and Need for Speed all harness the power of Frostbite to achieve outstanding visuals and immersive game play.

You will develop services, tools, test automation and data analysis systems to improve the quality of Frostbite. You will work with engine developers who need to code and attest quality in new ways. You will gather the requirements of game studios to integrate new features and tools. Working with software engineers in test, build engineers and quality assurance, you will promote modern software engineering practices, automation and data-driven workflows. You will be empowered to make design and implementation decisions so that your tools and services are efficient, reliable, scalable and secure. You will need to have a wide programming expertise and learn new technologies.

As part of Frostbite, you will belong to a globally distributed team with development centers in Stockholm (Sweden), Vancouver (Canada), Bucharest (Romania) and Guildford (UK), to name a few. Being part of the larger Development Technology & Services team, you lead the quality and productivity focus that allows our game teams to code better.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Understanding of software development and quality assurance concepts, practices and debugging processes.
  • 3+ years professional experience with C#.
  • Competence in object-oriented design and implementation.
  • Experience with client-side application development and client-server architectures.
  • Experience with SQL or NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with version control and CI/CD tools (Git, Perforce, Jenkins).
  • Experience building test strategies
  • Solid debugging skills and eagerness to find the root-cause of issues.
  • Experience reviewing, testing or extending other Software Engineer's code competently.
  • Fluency talking and writing about complex technical details in English.
  • Learn and apply new technologies, principles and solutions.
  • Lead projects, take ownership and make decisions.
  • Understand end-user perspectives, requirements and workflows to negotiate features and timelines.

Bonus points for

  • Relevant experience with any of the following: C++, JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, Java, Scala, Python, or scripting.
  • Familiarity with test automation frameworks and ability to design testable code.
  • Experience with web technologies, HTTP, REST, back-end design, micro-service architectures, cloud technologies, containerization, scalability or security.
  • Notions of CPU and memory profiling, management and optimization.
  • Experience deploying and testing on embedded platforms like game consoles or mobile.
  • Experience supporting, testing, extending and refactoring large code bases.
  • Interest in telemetry, statistics and metric visualization.

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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: 2022-08-22 13:54:48.777

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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