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Senior Backend Software Engineer

Posizioni multiple: Vancouver, BC, Canada • Toronto, ON, Canada

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Requisition Number: 180272

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

Senior Backend Software Engineer - New Game - REMOTE

Overview 

We exist to inspire the world to play and we’re looking for the right people to make that happen. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world through our games, experiences and new ways to play, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

You'll be developing a new mobile title for EA. As a studio, we build games for Imaginative Creators which allow players to create something that is an expression of their unique personality.

You'll be reporting into the New Game’s Server Technical Director and collaborating with designers, producers, and client engineers from prototyping through to live operations for important game backend features. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop responsive, resilient, massively scalable, and globally available web services that support millions of players
  • Creatively blend security best practices and original techniques to keep user data secure and prevent cheating
  • Apply and improve service deployment and troubleshooting strategies that maximize uptime
  • Design and implement APIs and protocols that are consistent, formalized, and testable
  • Demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills under iteratively changing requirements
  • Author and review technical design documents and API specifications detailing software requirements
  • Maintain an automated test suite to validate backend service correctness

Qualifications

Please note that you do not need to satisfy all requirements to be considered. We encourage you to apply if you can meet most of the requirements and are comfortable having an open conversation about your qualifications.

  • You have a Bachelor/Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years of job experience in a hands-on coding role
  • You've shipped and supported scalable cloud-hosted web services
  • You’ve owned large features from design to deployment, including live service support
  • You’ve developed high-quality, testable software
  • You have a desire to work with client engineers and designers to iteratively add features and improve APIs
  • You’ve developed product APIs that release new updates with zero downtime strategies and tools
  • You have experience with load testing, troubleshooting, and optimizing performance of web services
  • You've developed and optimized queries and database access patterns for object and relational databases

Bonus

  • You've deployed and shipped cloud-hosted data-driven web services that scale to millions of daily users using Kubernetes and containerization, especially for mobile games
  • You've built software with Typescript and shipped services using Node.js
  • You've worked on large teams using version control tools like git
  • You have experience with Google Cloud Platform, including Google Kubernetes Engine, or Google Cloud Spanner
  • You have experience with distributed streaming technologies like Kafka
  • You’re familiar with pub/sub and distributed caching like Redis
  • You have React programming experience

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BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES

• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $133,400 - $193,200 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. è un'azienda di software di intrattenimento interattivo leader globale. EA offre giochi, contenuti e servizi online per console collegate ad internet, personal computer, cellulari e tablet.

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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. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. 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: 303

Can this position be remote?: 1

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