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Engineer Co-Op - NHL

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 10-15-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
C++ Engineer Co-Ops (x4) - NHL (January 2022 - 8 Months)

We're hiring 4 co-op students for January but are only opening one position to avoid confusion and the necessity to have students apply to 4 separate roles. The teams that are hiring are NHL Ultimate Team (HUT), Gameplay, NHL Online. If you do have a preference for one of these teams, please have it listed on your resume.

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connection of millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. Innovation, passion, and team-work is at the heart of everything we do. With studios in Vancouver, Bucharest, and Cologne; we are looking for the brightest talent so we can continue to create experiences that connect with millions of hearts and minds the world over.
On the NHL Team we work on numerous title updates to bring thousands of new changes to our users regularly. In this role you will work with Producers, Development Directors and Technical Leads to lead the development of bug fixes, game changes, and new features into the game across all different modes of NHL.


Write specific or multi-purpose code for areas such as:
• Game Mechanics -- Gameplay, AI, player control, animation systems, physics, and scripting systems.
• Core Engine -- Graphical rendering, networking, user interface, memory and performance optimization on computer hardware.
• Tools and Libraries -- World editors, video and audio tools, software performance analysis systems, database systems, and general purpose game development libraries.

• Working towards a B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field.
• Strong working knowledge of C++
• Experience in object-oriented design and implementation.
• Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices.
• Knowledge of memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization.
• Knowledge of how to use a debugger to solve complex problems.
• Experience with another programming language(s) (C#, Java) and platforms (tablets, game console) is a major plus.
• Knowledge of HTTP communication and RESTful services is a plus.
• Knowledge of source code management: CVS, Subversion, Git and/or Perforce is a plus.

Additional Qualifications:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
• Excellent detail-oriented, problem solving skills.
• Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions.
• Dependability and commitment to projects/tasks.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1pp00-52-23-219-12-42 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.