Java Software Engineer Co-Op (8 Month Term - January 2021)

About the Employer

Position Title: Associate Developer Co-op (8 Month Term)

Team: FIFA Ultimate Team - Java

Location: Burnaby, BC

How to Apply

Please indicate whether you are available for a 4 month, 8 month, 12 month or 16 month term. Most positions are 4 or 8 months depending on your availability, but we do consider longer co-op terms.

To apply you have the legal right to work in Canada – copies of work permits may be requested for those that are not Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents

Relocation assistance will be provided to students hired into studios outside the location of their university.

Position Overview

The latest generation of consoles and growth of broadband internet connectivity has changed the way people play games. Where gaming used to be a more solitary experience it has now become expected for most games to include a significant online experience. People are playing cooperatively with or competitively against other gamers from all over the world, climbing leaderboards, joining clans, sharing content, comparing stats, and showing off achievements.

FIFA Ultimate team (FUT) is the most popular mode in FIFA generating billions of requests per day. The FUT transfer market handles tens of thousands of searches per second. Our application servers can handle tens of thousands of requests per second per server instance all of which is contained on 1000's of servers within the infrastructure.

Technical Qualifications

  • Java API programming experience
  • Working knowledge of SQL in general, MySQL preferred, Oracle okay
  • Experience using Eclipse IDE
  • Experienced in at least one source control system and comfortable with managing development across multiple lines, Perforce experience a plus.
  • Client/Server development

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with C++, C#, HTML,
  • Experience with Scripting languages
  • JDBC (Java DataBase Connectivity)
  • Experience with Maven
  • Service oriented architectures

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.