C++ Software Engineer Co-Op (8 Months - January 2021)

About the Employer

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling video game franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports video games.

The Challenge Ahead:

The Online Engineer is involved in the whole creation process from architecture design, implementation, debugging, and tuning on multiple platforms and device, working on complex problems with Designers, Artists and other Engineers in the Online, Game Modes, and UI domains.

What you will do as an Online Engineer:

  • Develop technical solutions for online game features.
  • Work with a proprietary engine to develop stable, scalable, efficient and shareable code.
  • Work with people on a large team both locally and remotely.
  • Work with 3rd party software APIs.
  • You will report to the online team's manager and work with your peers to develop the game's foundation layer and feature sets.

We are looking for:

  • Experience with client/server and multi-threaded architectures.
  • Knowledge of modern database technologies.
  • Knowledge of networking protocols.
  • Knowledge of good software programming practices.
  • Experience with 3rd party APIs.

Nice to have:

  • Experience of real-time game networking.
  • Experience with Visual Studio and deep knowledge of the debugging tools.
  • Experience with source control systems.
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Lua) and interpreted languages (C#).

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.

EA 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. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.