Game Security Analyst

About the Employer

Respawn Entertainment is looking for a Games Security Analyst to help support anti-cheat initiatives for Apex Legends. We are looking for someone with a deep understanding of our game, anti-cheat philosophies, and who is passionate about game security principles.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate reported cheaters, cheats, exploits, and any other bad behavior that affects the game. Document and communicate findings.

  • Work with teams across EA to effectively guide the use of their resources in the battle against cheaters.

  • Document and propose new internal processes or improvements.

  • Monitor various metrics and KPIs to identify bad behaviours impacting the health of the game.

  • Monitor the landscape of cheaters and cheat communities to document the latest trends and activities, as well as raising flags when needed to alert others.

  • Assist in driving implementation of new anticheat solutions and processes


Requirements:

  • Familiarity (intermediate, or at least beyond basics?) of different types of cheats and how they work, particularly for FPS games.

  • General understanding of anti-cheat technologies.

  • General understanding of how online games work, including rendering, networking, and databases.

  • Knowledge of a programming language that can be used for scripting, such as Python.


Bonus Points:

  • Experience querying large datasets with SQL

  • Familiarity with account security and account takeover trends.

  • Experience interfacing with customers for account or security related concerns

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 or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.