Devops Engineer

About the Employer

DRE - Build Engineer

DRE are EA’s continuous integration and build experts. We are a team of over 100, located in EA studios across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

We pride ourselves on providing automation services to our internal customers - EA's game, engine, product, and content teams.

We are looking for someone to join the Development and Release Engineering team (DRE) in Sacramento, California as a Build Engineer and provide excellent services to our internal partner development teams. This engineer will report to our remote Engineering Manager.



Key Responsibilities

  • Work as a technical liaison with partner development teams to address build, infrastructure and CI/CD related issues
  • Create and maintain automation pipelines and workflows
  • Identify gaps/toil within build & automation workflows and implement automated scalable, reliable and repeatable solutions
  • Monitor and address automated systems issues
  • Work with IT and internal DRE team on expanding and maintaining build infrastructure environments
  • Own and implement internal DRE CI/CD improvement initiatives
  • Report regular status on assigned tasks and identify project issues



Technical Skills

Desired skills:

    • Proficient in object-oriented/scripting languages (e.g C#, Java, Groovy, Python, Ruby)
    • Proficient in implementing CI/CD pipelines (e.g Jenkins, GitLab CI)
    • Secrets management tools (e.g Vault)
    • Artifact repositories (e.g Artifactory, NPM, NuGet)
    • Source control management tools (e.g Perforce, Git)
    • Data reporting (e.g Splunk, ElasticSearch)
    • Virtualization environments and tools (e.g VMs, vSphere)

Nice to haves:

    • Commercial mobile game engine experience (e.g. Unreal, Unity)
    • Mobile app development (e.g iOS, Android)
    • Configuration management tools (e.g Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Terraform)
    • Cloud platforms (e.g AWS, GCP, Azure)
    • Containerization technologies (e.g Docker, Kubernetes)
    • Infrastructure monitoring tools (e.g New Relic, DataDog, Zabbix)
    • Familiar with best practices around automation security



Ideal Candidate Characteristics

  • 6+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills and a desire to collaborate
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Familiar with agile methodology
  • Ability manage tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more!

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.