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Generalist Software Engineer - College Football

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 06-07-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
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 sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA soccer, NHL® hockey, and EA SPORTS UFC.

For this role, we are looking for someone to help build out our core development team – whether that be in our career mode, presentation and cameras, user interface, backend systems, or many others.

We are looking for engineers who are strong at analyzing existing code bases and executing against designs. Bug fixing in existing features and the addition of new features will be the core of your experience.

We are a creative group, so we value collaboration with creative and design. And we highly value the creative problem solving that is often a staple of our industry.

You will report to the Development Manager of the team.

This position is a 12 month contractual employment opportunity.

Responsibilities:
• Collaborates with design to provide feedback and then creates clear and estimable technical designs.
• Delivers tested and high-quality technical implementations that meet design requirements.
• Awareness of how implementation impacts performance and memory budgets.
• Actively looks for ways to increase team efficiency through tooling or workflow enhancements.
• Contributes to core EA technologies in an architecturally sound way to enable collaborative development efforts.

Requirements:
• Works well with high-level technical guidance and quickly adapts to changing code bases and problems.
• Demonstrates problem solving and debugging skills.
• Flexibility and ability to quickly ramp up on existing code bases.
• Passion for the craft of programming and demonstrable development experience.
• Understanding of C++ language, best practices, and architectural considerations.

Pluses:
• Familiarity with the game development industry and console development.
• Experience using project tools (e.g. JIRA) and an SCM system (e.g. Perforce, GitHub).
• Strong understanding of C++..

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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.