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Software Engineer III

Location: Austin, TX, USA

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Requisition Number: 176436

Position Title: Software Engineer III

External Description:

Position Title:  Software Engineer - III

Location: Austin, TX

 Description/Background

 What does the EA IT Employee Experience Engineering Team do?

 Electronic Arts is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company's game franchises are offered as both packaged goods products and online services delivered through Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets. EA has more than 275 million registered players and operates in 75 countries.

 Our team, the Employee Experience Engineering group is a new central technology team that is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining application and data services as well as enterprise mobile applications that support all employees throughout EA. Our goal is to produce high quality, reusable, services and web and mobile solutions that help each and every EA employee do their job and contribute to the goal of EA making the world’s greatest games.

 What will you be doing?

 This role is for an engineer who loves the challenge of building distributed, high availability, and resilient systems. You will be responsible for working with the team’s solution architects and lead engineers to implement their designs. On the services side, NodeJS micro services (REST) and cloud orchestration services. On the web and mobile application side, React and StencilJS applications that can be deployed on web, iOS, and Android. The services and applications need to scale to performantly serve many thousands of users globally.

You will be responsible for writing the technical specifications, coding the services and applications in a secure and efficient manner, ensure highly performant and defect-free code through the development of unit and integration tests, and leverage the use of continuous integration systems. You should be familiar with working in an Agile/Scrum model in a modern DevOps organization.

You must ensure stellar product quality by adhering to established code best practices and standards,. You should have excellent detailed design and coding skills in building APIs and have the technical experience in OS (Linux and macOS), hybrid mobile and cloud programming models.

You will be interacting with product managers, project managers, architects, quality engineers and infrastructure engineers across the US and other geographies

Responsibilities

  • Work with PMs, Architects, Network and Systems engineers to understand service and application needs, including build and deployment.
  • Work with Experience Designers to prototype and build web & mobile applications
  • Be able to develop highly available and reliable applications in the cloud.
  • Ensure all solutions being developed are well documented with proper technical specifications, testable and maintainable.
  • Write unit tests for automation, and achieve 80%+ code coverage
  • Implement monitoring, analytics and telemetry in code development
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with teams across various geographies, mainly US.
  • Effectively communicate progress and issues with engineering and product/project managers.

Skills

  • Possess excellent JavaScript and General Programming Skills
  • Knowledge developing high performance cloud-based, REST microservices with latest/recent versions of NodeJS
  • Knowledge developing web applications with modern Javascript frameworks & packages (examples: React, NextJS, GraphQL, Redux etc)
  • Experience coding JavaScript applications/services using Typescript Object Oriented Programming.
  • Work with various NonSQL DB (DynamoDB, MongoDB) and Cache (Redis, Redux, Elasticache, Memcache) 
  • Knowledge of unit test frameworks like mocha, chai and jest
  • Experience instrumenting services/apps code for actionable monitoring and analytics using tools like Google Analytics
  • Experience working with Git repositories for code commits, documentation and build automation
  • Experience developing in cloud technologies, preferably AWS
  • Experience working with cross functional teams such as Design and Product teams in an Agile work environment.
  • Experience implementing and integrating with packaged applications (preferably Employee tools such as Slack, G Suite etc)
  • Experience coding in other mainstream languages such as Python, Java
  • Knowledge with Serverless Frameworks (AWS Lambda, API Gateway, Azure Functions, etc...)
  • Knowledge of Data Analysis and Machine learning is a plus.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in distributed, network, and systems programming in Linux or macOS environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Self-starter with an eagerness to constantly learn and pass/share the knowledge along to the team.
  • Strong sense of ownership/‘can do’ attitude and high attention to detail
  • Ability to dive into difficult problems and deliver results on time and on spec
  • Demonstrate a high level of creativity and problem solving

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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: 2022-10-25 15:35:49.503

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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