Full Time Job

Associate Software Engineer

Electronic Arts

Melbourne, Australia 06-18-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Associate Software Engineer

Firemonkeys, Electronic Arts' leading mobile games studio, located in Melbourne, Australia is home to the preeminent Sims' experience on mobile, The Sims FreePlay. We are always looking for creative craftspeople to collaborate with. Your skills and curiosity will help expand the Sims FreePlay world that empowers our passionate players to create Sims experiences that are unique to them. If you want to work with a team that values your voice and growth, where you can inspire our corner of the globally recognized Sims' universe, as well experiencing everything cosmopolitan Melbourne has to offer, read on!

The Role

As a Junior Software Engineer you will be involved in the whole creation process from design, implementation, debugging and fine tuning across multiple platforms. You will work on a team with designers, artists, and other engineers in an Agile development environment.

You will report to a Technical Director in a hybrid work environment and are required to work from the office a minimum of 3 days per week. You will collaborate with other creative developers to implement new systems, game features and tools for the Sims FreePlay.

• Develop game features in C++ for a proprietary engine
• Create and extend content development tools using C#
• Diagnose and resolve issues in game builds & tools
• Participate in code reviews and technical design discussions

• Experience with C++ and the STL with an ability to write clear, maintainable code
• 2+ years of experience in a C++ development environment is desirable
• Understanding of good memory management and debugging practices
• Proficiency with Visual Studio and source control systems
• Familiarity with mobile development environments & workflows is a bonus

The Perks:
• Modern office conveniently located next to major transport links
• Weekly Beer o'clock with drinks and nibbles
• Structured Hybrid work (4 days in office, 1 day WFH)
• Quarterly team events for team building (e.g. Escape Room, Lawn Bowls, Paint & Sip etc.)
• 2 Development Days (Project and Personal) every 6 weeks, including Game Jam x Xmas party week in December (Total of 16 days)
• Commuting and Work from Home claimable benefits
• Yearly Global Fitness benefit
• 10 free EA games per year
• Digital Game reimbursement benefit
• Unique Firemonkeys and Sims merch
• Health insurance subsidies

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g42zx7-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.