To deliver major online gaming components and features for the NBA Live franchise with a focus on code quality, extensibility as well as testability, and to provide support to engineers on the team. You will be required to design, implement and support next generation game engine components used to power online gaming experiences and services
Participate in distributed agile development across multiple teams
Write code and assist in the design and implement interfaces for game systems utilizing C++ and object-oriented programming;
Help evaluate system performance, troubleshoot, and develop and implement complex modifications to applications as needed
Collaborate with other Software Engineers and Team Leads in developing recommendations to improve quality control and team productivity
Work directly with both client and server teams to maintain high-traffic services for multi-platform games
Iterate, design, and implement improvements to live systems and workflows
Identify bottlenecks and slow queries and optimize them.
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
5+ years of development experience in Agile/Scrum environment
Proficiency with C++ with an emphasis on OOP/D
Experience with MySQL or similar relational database
Experience in a Windows environment. Linux experience is a plus.
Experience with client-server architectures, basic network protocols (e.g. TCP/IP and UDP), concurrency, and latency
Multithreaded programming and debugging experience
Excellent Problem solving skills
Experience with scripting languages (i.e. Perl, Lua, Python), XML and C#.
Ability to test, debug, and extend other Software Engineer's code competently
Knowledge of source code management: Git or Perforce is preferred
Fluent in English
Since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and passion. You will also get a benefit package that includes medical and life insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers, stocks programs, fitness reimbursement, flex benefit program…and of course, free video games.
At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.