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Senior Software Engineer - Perforce

Electronic Arts

Los Angeles, CA 02-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Software Engineer (Perforce'/Helix)

Location: Chatsworth, California US

We are EA

And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is tough. That's why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.


We are the IT team who supports AAA game development in a highly collaborative environment at our Los Angeles studios; Respawn Entertainment, DICE LA, EALA Mobile, and Industrial Toys. at Electronic Arts (EA).

Come help us power the future of play with the teams developing Apex Legends, Battlefield, Medal of Honor, Star Wars Jedi Fallen order and more.

Key Responsibilities
• Act as a subject matter expert for Perforce '/ Helix Core source control management application for our Los Angeles based studios
• Partner with studio and IT teams in source control product life cycle - end-to-end design, implementation, operations and customer success – for Perforce '/ Helix for EA studios including DICE LA, iToys and Respawn
• Responsible for the deployment and support of Perforce Edge and Proxy servers supporting remote and 3rd party partners
• Responsible for continuous service improvement of support and administrative actions related to the installation and maintenance of Perforce '/ Helix systems
• Responsible for integration with monitoring, analytics, reporting and telemetry services. Including requirements definitions based on customer input
• Participate in application app architecture, design and support of build and development support tools like Jenkins, DBS Nija, Incredibuild, Swarm, including custom built internal tooling
• Proactive engagement, training and mentorship with members from IT, development, build'/release, and QA teams to drive community support of Perforce '/ Helix service
• Work closely with the game teams to ensure their needs are captured and requirements are being met
• Leverages cloud service where appropriate to support strategy of development, build & release, and engagement with 3rd party partners
• Participation with EAIT's SCM product team to influence roadmaps which align to requirements, strategy and future ask of the studio teams

Job qualifications and requirements
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent.
• 7+ years of source control management experience including advanced concepts like branching strategies and developer workflows
• 7+ years deep subject matter expertise with Linux administration and scripting
• 5+ years of experience with developing automated build pipelines, continuous integration, and continuous deployment
• 3+ years of experience with virtualization and cloud platforms (e.g. VMware, Azure, GCP, or AWS);
• Experience in database development and support is preferred
• Experience with one or more of the following: PowerShell, Python, C#, ASP.Net, JavaScript, REST API, jQuery
• Experience with CI'/CD tools, such as JIRA, GIT, Artifactory, Ansible or similar

Additional requirements
• Excellent verbal and written communication, and customer service skills
• Strong understanding of CI and experience with solutions like Jenkins, Swarm, artifactory, etc.
• Ability to conduct complex systems analysis and translate user requirements into game development solutions
• Excellent verbal and written communication, and customer service skills
• Experience developing automation solutions using tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Terraform is preferred
• Ability to balance multiple demands and work both independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment
• Experience with DevOps, including automation experience, cloud computing and configuration as code is a plus
• Passionate about the Games Industry

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.