Full Time Job

Server Engineer

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 11-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are

We are EA Mobile Sports, the Adrenaline team crafting high quality mobile games and focusing on delivering high-quality, immersive experiences created to fit the lifestyle of mobile gamers. EA Mobile currently operates in multiple locations: Vancouver, British Columbia.

We're now on looking for a new Server Engineer to join our team in Vancouver, BC. Position Overview

As a server engineer utilizing your strong server-side technical knowledge and JAVA as the primary development language, you will be responsible for building new features, enhancing existing ones and troubleshooting issues in the live environment.

You will collaborate with producers, designers, and other engineers to design, implement and deliver dynamic live services. You'll participate in all phases of the software development life cycle and help maintain high quality standards throughout. Your ability to develop complex and scalable backend services will help ensure an immersive and enjoyable experience for our mobile gamers.

Primary Responsibilities
• Participate in the technical design and implementation of scalable server features and maintain a high quality standard throughout the software development cycle.
• Participate in the planning process providing input into design, estimates and scheduling.
• Investigate and resolve issues during QA testing, pre production, production and from the live environment.
• Interact with the other studio game teams on software integrations, and the Operations team on releases and deployment of feature updates.
• Report to the Development Director and be under the technical supervision of the Technical Director or Team Lead.

Technical Skills and Experience
• B.Sc. in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
• 4+ years' experience with developing server/backend applications on the Java platform. Deep knowledge of the Java programming language and exposure to other JVM languages. Knowledge of MySQL, Jetty/Jersey/Apache is expected.
• 4+ years' experience in developing database applications, especially MySQL. Experience with other SQL and NoSQL databases, such as AWS RDS is a plus.
• Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices and methodologies (Scrum, XP, Lean, etc).
• Experience with high scalability and load testing frameworks is desirable.
• Exposure to client technologies such as Haxe, Lua, C++ is a plus.
• Experience with source code management such as Git or Perforce.

Performance Competencies (Non-Technical Skills)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly with good documentation and email communication to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative and distributed team environment.
• Dependability and commitment to projects/tasks.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb1z2o-54-227-97-219-42 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.