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Cloud Services Engineer

Multiple Locations: Melbourne VIC, Australia • Sydney NSW, Australia

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Requisition Number: 176949

Position Title: Sr Site Reliability Engineer I

External Description:

We are EA and we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. That's why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

Electronic Arts' Firemonkeys Studio is regarded throughout the industry as a leading live service mobile game studio. We release new meaningful updates on a regular basis for games such as Real Racing 3, The Sims FreePlay and Need for Speed.

Reporting to our Technical Director, We're looking for a dedicated Cloud Services Engineer who excels in a fast-paced environment. As a Cloud Services Engineer, you'll be an important member of the Cloud Team which builds the Firemonkey's back-end game services.

Responsibilities
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  • Maintain and evolve scalable server systems to support popular game titles
  • Ensure high quality of network play experience and maximise availability
  • Review and provide constructive feedback for code reviews
  • Provide mentorship/guidance to game team engineers using the server framework
  • Work under the direction from the Technical Director on your project
  • Work within a small, motivated team and communicating within that team as well as outwardly with game teams
  • Support production infrastructure through a rostered on-call rotation

For us, making games is about pursuing what we love and having fun doing it. As we continue to shape the future of the mobile gaming industry, our studio and team have grown exponentially.

We are looking for people who want to be pushed, who want to bring the next generation of exciting, engaging games to our players.

We are looking for emotionally intelligent people with propensity for learning.

Required Experience:

  • You have solid experience with developing and troubleshooting highly concurrent server software in any mainstream language; prior experience with doing so in Golang an advantage
  • Acquaintance with modern cloud service operating environments (Kubernetes/Helm/Docker)
  • Collaborative, team-focused mindset
  • Familiarity with Linux system programming and administration
  • Database (SQL/NoSQL) experience
  • Networking skill set
  • Experience building scalable, secure, and reliable production environments
  • CI/CD, an 'automate everything' approach

Desired Experience:

  • 5+ years experience with Amazon Web Services or other major cloud provider
  • 5+ years of experience supporting high-volume, 24/7 important environments
  • Participate in an on-call roster
  • Experience with the principles and implementation of infrastructure as code / immutable infrastructure
  • Performance analysis and tuning of production systems by metrics collection and dashboards (Prometheus/Grafana)

What’s in it for you?

We want EA to be the ultimate destination to make great content and experiences. Everything we’re doing here is about creating a culture, environment, and company where you can do the best work of your career – so there’s that. There’s also:

  • A health allowance, to cover the cost of private health insurance for you and your family
  • Life and salary continuance insurance
  • An employee assistance program, including coaching and therapy sessions to support your wellbeing
  • An inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers
  • 17.5% annual leave loading – yes, we’ll pay you extra to take a break!
  • Bonus end of year leave days – time off between Christmas and New Years, no annual leave necessary
  • Volunteer leave and charitable donation matching
  • A fitness reimbursement program – $$ to go towards your fitness expenses (memberships and at home equipment)
  • Free EA games, of course!

We also offer bonuses and exciting EA stock options, as well as access to employee stock purchase program.

When it comes to flexibility - we're hybrid forward, so you'll have the opportunity to structure the way you work, to suit the way you work.

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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: 2022-11-22 03:42:53.773

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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