Electronic Arts, Inc EAX Senior Software Engineer, Play in Redwood City, California

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EAX Senior Software Engineer, Play

In this position, you will drive technical projects and new initiatives that directly influence millions of player’s experiences daily. You will provide technical leadership and drive innovation within our development teams, and help them execute to their fullest potential. You will establish collaborative platform and foster open and transparent channels for discussions and development, and work with many diverse teams to get things done.

You’re a strong leader that’s mentored and grown development teams. You can work with junior engineers to provide a development path for their growth by showing them how to take advantage of strengths and how to improve in other areas. You can equally work well with senior engineers to bring out their best talent to build stronger teams.

What you bring to the role:

  • 8+ years’ industry experience architecting large complex designs that span multiple platforms and technologies in C++

  • Experienced in building large deployments of consumer facing networked applications built on PC, Xbox 1 and PS4

  • A computer science degree or equivalent experience in the field

  • Drive technical initiatives and be accountable to the technical quality of the product

  • Ability to translate business requirements into scalable and maintainable systems

  • Leadership skills, able to motivate a team and drive best practices

  • Strong mentorship and the experience to grow engineers

  • Excellent planning and communication skills

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities

What you might have:

  • Experience with web technologies, like Angular/React

  • Exposure to AWS

  • Experience managing security escalations and concerns.

    Want to learn more about EAX?

EAX is a high performing team within EA that manages several digital distribution and subscription products including EA Access. Access allows users to purchase subscriptions and games on PC and console platforms. Users can stay connected to everything Access, take their pick of all the great games in ‘The Vault’ and play as much as they want for a low monthly, and even lower annual, subscription fee. In addition, they can put upcoming EA games to the test before the release date with exclusive Play First Trials.

Origin and the Origin Access subscription service: www.origin.com

EA Access Xbox One Hub and subscription service: www.eaaccess.com

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