Staff Software Engineer
Multiple Locations: Nevada, USA • San Francisco, CA, USA
Requisition Number: 176034
Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I
Glu Mobile’s diverse portfolio features original and licensed IP titles like Covet Fashion, Design Home, Diner DASH Adventures, Disney Sorcerer’s Arena, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and MLB Tap Sports Baseball. Glu’s culture is rooted in fostering creativity to deliver world-class mobile experiences for players around the world.
We are looking for an experienced Staff Software Engineer to build and lead the backend development efforts for our Design Home game. In this position, you will be exposed to using PHP at scale and to build distributed systems in a very fast paced environment. You will also lead key discussions around server architecture and design.
- Design, architect, implement and document game features and services
- Mentor your team members
- Optimize, refactor and fine tune code for performance and maintainability
- Lead and coordinate development efforts with your team and cross functional teams
- Become the key knowledge holder of server components
- 8+ years of backend systems development experience, preferably in game development
- Experience leading backend development teams
- Expertise with PHP framework Laravel/Lumen
- Experience in building microservice oriented architecture at scale
- Experience with NoSQL databases
- Experience with AWS services
- Solid knowledge of OOP, design patterns, algorithms, and data structures
- Excellent communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills
- Passionate about building games that will be played by millions around the world
- BS/MS in Computer Science or Game Development or equivalent experience
- Linux shell scripting expertise
- Experience with service containers such as Docker
- Experience with Git based source control such as Gitlab, Github
- Experience with Couchbase and Redis
- Experience building games and related services/tools
Community / Marketing Title: Staff Software Engineer
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: 71
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.