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Senior Software Engineer I

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, BC, Canada • Edmonton, AB, Canada • Toronto, ON, Canada • Quebec, Canada • Alberta, Canada • British Columbia, Canada • Ontario, Canada

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Requisition Number: 180953

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

The EA Digital Platform (EADP) group is the core powering the global EA ecosystem. We provide the foundation for all of EA’s incredible games and player experiences with high-level platforms like Cloud, Commerce, Data and AI, Gameplay Services, Identity, Social, Economies and more. By providing reusable capabilities that game teams can easily integrate, we let them focus on making some of the best games in the world and creating meaningful relationships with our players. We’re behind the curtain, making it all work together as a central technology provider. Come power the future of play with us.

The Challenge Ahead

EA’s Digital Platform’s Customer and Platform Enablement (CPE) Team builds a variety of software products, from full-stack UI administration tools to backend services that require 10’s of thousands of requests per second throughput, which are secure and cost-effective. We coordinate with multiple internal teams, working together to build products used by game teams. Our products require internally customer-focused solutions and are easy to integrate with, solving the needs of game teams building amazing games. Our senior software engineers on our teams are technical leaders in these spaces, are open-minded problem solvers and force multipliers to the people around them. 

Your Work With Us

Your day-to-day is a healthy mix of hands-on software development, problem-solving, working with customers and assisting all team members. Your people-first approach to being a senior engineer means you can coach and guide in a lead by example format through your exemplary coding and debugging skills. The team is composed of cross-disciplined software engineers who are distributed across Canada and the US.

 

Live 24x7 services mean on-call is a part of the responsibilities with deployments bringing new features directly to your customers. You understand that our work isn’t done until it is in our customer's hands, so being an example of high-quality software and related processes is key. Debugging is second nature, and you find hard problems challenging, remaining calm and collective when under the pressure of debugging a live issue that may be impacting the player.

 

You are a partner to the engineering team lead on technical needs and team needs, including areas such as project scoping, design and working with the engineering team. Accountability to technical solutions is important, and you enjoy building and creating software applications that meet the needs of the business and the customers effectively and efficiently.

 

This role is a tactical partnership with the Engineering Manager whom you would report to. You work together to move the product forward, ensure technical needs are met, blockers are resolved, and foster a team of software engineers to build quality features into our products. Products which require full stack software engineering skills from frontend to backend and more.

Your Experience

You are an experienced Full Stack Software Engineer with over 8+ years of experience writing software of varying complexities, specializing in at least two programming languages such Typescript or Java. You are a Frontend (UI) software developer who has also built and shipped backed services. You have developed products that are in production and are used by customers. 

 

Your software portfolio shows extensive development using Typescript and React focused on creating best in class user interfaces. Your experience extends to using React.js data workflows such as Redux, react-query including designs using Material UI and building APIs with Express.js server.  

 

You understand the importance of customer experiences and how we write our code can affect that. You are also familiar with technologies that support backend services such as various database technologies (SQL and NoSQL), Express servers, REDIS, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Security, and SSL/Certs.

 

You find it normal to learn new programming languages and are open to new technologies. You are successful at debugging because you have a good logical mental framework towards solving problems, even when in unfamiliar territory or high-impact situations such as live player-impacting incidents.

 

The following areas would be great to have as a way to enhance your success in this role:

  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, Rollup, etc
  • Experience with Bootstrap or AntDesigns
  • Experience with web platforms, website building and related technologies.
  • Experience with Python, Java, Kotlin, PHP
  • Experience with Gitlab, CI/CD Pipelines, deployments
  • Experience with DevOps / infrastructure systems
  • Experience with AWS (S3, EC2, RDS, CloudWatch, Lambda Functions)

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 $114,050 - $185,250 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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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.

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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: 65

Can this position be remote?: 0

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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.

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