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Software Engineer, Frostbite Foundation

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 06-29-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Software Engineer, Frostbite Foundation - C++

What does the Frostbite team do?

Frostbite is EA's state-of-the-art, multi-platform game development engine. We empower creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing leading-edge engine features and world class tools. Our accomplished team from across the globe is dedicated to building innovative technology and working closely with teams across EA to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry with deep player experiences.

Why join the Frostbite Team?

As a systems engineer on the Foundation team you will be working on core technologies that are the fundamental building blocks of the Frostbite engine. The Foundation team works on low-level technologies that span a huge number of domains. There are many opportunities available for learning and gaining unique expertise. You will be a part of daily interactions with many of the most experienced engineers in the company to help solve some of our most engaging problems, you will work on the latest gaming hardware, manage low-level libraries like EASTL, and you will be part of a team that is passionate about pushing our technologies forward.

Responsibilities
• Design and implement complex low-level systems used by thousands of game developers across EA
• Provide architectural guidance, technical direction and oversight for complex systems level feature sets
• Work with the wider Frostbite engineering team to determine strategic direction for systems level technology
• Collaborate with team leadership to build roadmaps
• Help improve the tools, technical processes and best practices for the team. Help in improving team productivity, code quality and sustainable development
• Be a mentor to help develop the team
• Implement automated tests
• Support others using Frostbite Foundation's technologies

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience
• High level of proficiency with C++
• Multithreaded programming and debugging experience
• Profiling and optimization experience
• Understand memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization.
• Experience using source control systems on code bases with a large number of active developers
• 7+ years of professional software development experience

Bonuses
• Experience in game engine development
• Experience in game console development
• Standard C++ library, concurrency
• C# for scripting or .NET/WPF development

Would you like to know more?
• The benefits and perks of working for EA
• How the Frostbite engine is shaping the future of gaming
• More job openings for the Frostbite team

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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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