Full Time Job

Development Director

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 11-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Challenge Ahead

This is an important leadership role in the Quality Engineering organization and offers the opportunity to lead the development of a portfolio of project and studio-wide tools. Our tools are intended to allow our game team partners to focus their efforts on providing the highest quality game titles to our consumers by allowing them to focus on features and fun.

As a Quality Engineering Development Director (DD), you will partner with the team Technical Director who creates the high-level roadmap and strategy for our team, which is based on collaboration with our development and quality verification partners to understand the challenges of developing our complex game titles to be of the quality level and fun that our consumers expect.

You will report to the Quality Engineering Studio Development Director, who manages the Quality Engineering organization that supports all Orlando-based EA SPORTS titles.

Responsibilities:
• You will direct a team of engineers to provide the solutions identified from the roadmap created by the Technical Director
• You will be the Scrum Master with additional product owner responsibilities
• You will lead the development process and help it evolve
• You will understand our partner timelines and create release targets
• You will work with our partners to communicate our plans and development progress
• You will work with our partners to help capture their needs and support the Quality Engineering strategy
• You will mentor the engineering staff toward achieving their project, team and career goals
• You will maintain a strong performing and cohesive team that has engineers in Orlando, FL and Madrid, Spain
• You will foster strong relationships with our partners
• You will have fun!

Attributes:
• Strong communicator
• Empowering leader
• Effective motivator
• Proficient in Agile methodology and practices
• Knowledge of software development life cycles acquired from 5+ years relevant experience
• 8 years leadership experience with the ability to collaborate, challenge and influence a variety of partners
• Undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent domain.

We are proud of the great perks we offer including comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and of course free video games and more!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjv7z0-52-205-167-104-42 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.