Online Software Engineer - (C++) - Madden

About the Employer

Online Software Engineer - C++ - Central Platform Team

We are EA Sports

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame 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 and Game Modes domain. You will report to the team's manager and work with your peers on developing the game's foundation layer.

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.

We are looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience in C++ software development.
  • Experience with Client/Server, Peer-to-Peer 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
  • 2+ years of experience working on Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo game consoles or other embedded systems.
  • Experience of real-time game networking.
  • Experience with Visual Studio and deep knowledge of the debugging tools.
  • Experience with source control systems will come in handy.
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Lua) and interpreted languages. (C#)

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes outstanding people to make outstanding games, we offer great benefits and compensation packages and a culture that values creativity and individuality.

Are you ready to join the game?

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.