Online Software Engineer - EA Sports Central Platform Team

About the Employer

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, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, and EA SPORTS UFC.

As an Online Software Engineer, you will help build our networked play development team – whether that be in our online career mode, ultimate team, or core online systems and protocols. We are looking for engineers who enjoy prototyping and planning, adding amazing new features to an existing and beloved game, and improving existing code. We are a creative group, so we value collaboration with creative and design.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with design to provide feedback and then create clear and estimable technical designs.
  • Achieve tested and high-quality technical implementations that meet design requirements.
  • Awareness of how technical implementation impacts our performance and memory budgets.
  • Look for ways to increase team efficiency through tooling or workflow enhancements.
  • Contribute to core EA technologies in an architecturally sound way to promote collaborative development efforts.

Who You Are:

  • Passion for the development craft and can demonstrate good development practices.
  • Understanding of C++ language, best practices, and architectural considerations.
  • Communicate well with non-technical partners, such as artists, designers, and producers.
  • Experience with networking fundamentals, protocols, client/server topologies, and server infrastructure
  • Experience with SQL databases, with special consideration to database and query design.
  • 3 years Experience with C++.
  • Understanding of scripting languages (Python, Lua) Or C#.
  • Understanding of Java.
  • Experience in client/server environments.
  • Experience with performance and memory profiling tools.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

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 compensation & benefits packages and a culture that values creativity and individuality.

Are you ready to join a winning team?

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.