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EA’s NBA LIVE 18 had an impressive launch, thanks to many awesome features like The One, an all-new dynamic game experience centered around the player, the choices they make, and how they will define their legacy on the court.
Basketball in Spain produces some of the best international players to ever step foot on an NBA court. In addition, both of Spain’s women and men’s national teams dominate the European leagues, and are always in medal contention when the Olympics come around. That’s why EA SPORTS is excited to announce that we are expanding our NBA LIVE console team into Madrid - where the passion for the sport is only matched by the talent on the ground.
Interested in joining our team? EA Madrid is looking for passionate Software Engineers and Development Managers of all levels to develop genre-bending features like The One for our NBA LIVE franchise.
The Challenge Ahead:
Using C++ as the primary development language, the Software Engineer will be responsible for developing game and infrastructure features for the NBA Live franchise, as well as improving and maintaining existing code.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent training and professional experience
Proficiency with C++
Experience in a Client/Server environment
Experience in object-oriented design and implementation
Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices
Understanding of memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization
Strong math skills including trigonometry, calculus and linear algebra..
Ability to test, debug, and extend other Software Engineer's code competently.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
Constantly innovate how to improve product quality as well as group productivity.
Excellent decision making capabilities.
Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions.
Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects/tasks.
Experience with scripting languages (Perl, Python, Lua) and C#. is an asset
Knowledge and experience using Flash and specifically in tandem with Actionscript is an asset
Basic SQL or MySQL knowledge is preferred
Writes technical design specifications.
Creates and maintains game engine components.
Develops common code to extend existing EA proprietary shared libraries
Profiling and optimizing software components.
Uses existing code bases & libraries, including contributing to and/or authoring Best Practices and SE Guidelines
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.