Full Time Job

Client Software Engineer - Competitive Gaming

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 06-29-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

As Software Engineer you will be a part of the game creation process, including architectural design, implementation, and debugging on multiple platforms. Working on complex problems with Designers, Artists and other Engineers in domains including rendering, gameplay, audio, user interface, online, physics, databases and tools. You will report to the Operations Development Director and Technical Lead to estimate, build projects and provide excellent results.

What this Software Engineer will do at EA:
• Understand and work with 3rd party software APIs
• Collaborate with 3rd party companies on software solutions
• Work with Server and Client engineers to establish, hook up and test end-to-end functionality
• Collaborate within a small to medium team of engineers, designers and artists both locally and remotely
• Design, maintain, implement, test and debug code
• Architect and document technical designs for Online multiplayer Game Modes
• Create tools, features and engine components
• Profiling and optimizing software components of a game
• Measurably improve process and best practices to achieve targets
• Work with a proprietary engine to develop stable, scalable, efficient and shareable code
• Document issues and solutions
• Provide high level estimates for technical projects
• Real time debugging at live eSports events
• Travelling to live events around the world may be necessary

The next great EA Software Engineer also needs:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience
• 3+ years of experience with C++ and with object-oriented design and implementation
• Strong experience with Client/Server
• Knowledge of networking protocols
• Experience with memory management
• Knowledge of hardware setup, package deployment and patching procedures

Nice To Have Skills:
• 2+ years experience working on Microsoft or Sony game consoles or other embedded systems.
• Experience of real-time game networking
• Experience with Visual Studio and knowledge of the debugging tools
• Experience with source control systems
• Working knowledge of project or quality tracking software such as JaaS
• Proficient in C#, Angular TypeScript
• Experience with .Net Core and building RESTful APIs
• Knowledge of Online multiplayer Game modes
• Experience in a core domain such as online, user interfaces & multi-processor systems
• Experience working with Linux environments
• Experience with Flash, Action Script is a plus
• Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB)

The benefits and perks of working for EA

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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.
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