Contract Job

Full Stack Software Engineer

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 06-21-2020
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Full Stack Software Engineer (Contract)

Full Stack Software Engineer (Contract)

The Team:

EAX is a team within EA that defines, creates and operates several digital distribution and subscription products that are at the heart of EA's strategy. We are adept and excel in exploring new digital business models, and by connecting players with each other around the games they love. Familiar products we create include: Origin - EA's direct-to-consumer platform for PC, and EA Access - a new subscription service for Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam.

What a Software Engineer does at EAX:

You will report to an Engineering Manager and work with a team of dedicated engineers on our next-generation content authoring tool which will power our digital distribution and subscription products. This project will involve integrating the authoring tool with a content validation service, and providing a user interface to manage validation feedback. You will work with both internal technical teams and our users to ensure the solution meets the needs of our important users. Your typical day will consist of working with the latest web technologies on the front and back end, and building on top of AWS solutions.

• Hands-on development delivering JavaScript and Java-based web applications
• Work on NodeJS web services with asynchronous data operations
• Build ReactJS components to create a user interface which supports the customers' workflow
• Ensure reliability and maintainability of the application with automated testing and proper documentation
• Participate in the team's development cycle of designing, planning, estimating, breaking down work, implementing, and testing
• Work with product management and our users to ensure the solution meets the requirements and our users' needs

Skills and experience:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or higher
• 4+ years of relative experience
• Have experience building applications in an agile environment
• A background in Data Structures, Algorithms, Design patterns, analysis of algorithm complexity and efficient implementation of complex algorithms
• Experience with software development tools such as source control systems, automated build systems, compilers, software validation systems, test harnesses, integration, and deployment
• Development experience with cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Azure
• Development experience with content management systems or authoring tools
• An eye for user experience and design
• Interest or experience in video games and games industry is ideal
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.
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