Software Engineer - Tools

Electronic Arts - Orlando, FL (30+ days ago)3.9


Date Opened:2018-03-20
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A Tools Software Engineer is a part of the game creation process, including requirements gathering, architectural tool design, implementation, and debugging on multiple platforms—working on complex problems with Designers, Producers and other Engineers in the domain of tool, pipeline and workflow development, and is often well versed in most systems across the titles they are involved with.

Key Responsibilities:
Work closely with producers, designers, and other engineers to develop user-friendly tools; easy to manage and efficient pipelines; and optimal workflow that aid in the development and iteration of game content
Ability to help troubleshoot issues the team encounters locally as well as with the tools themselves in a patient and understanding manner
Implements, integrates and optimizes already existing online systems, services and tools used by the team
Interface between different sections of the team to develop features and services
Develop and maintain load/stress testing scripts and infrastructure
Write technical design specifications

Required Technical Skills and Experience:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience
Proficiency with JavaScript, Java, .net/C#, C++, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, and understanding restful APIs
Ability to analyze and improve workflow to enhance group productivity and ease workloads
Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices
Experience in object-oriented design and implementation
Required Performance Competencies (Non-Technical Skills)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative interdisciplinary team environment
Constantly innovate how to improve product quality as well as group productivity
Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions
Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects/tasks
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EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.