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Anti-Cheat Software Engineer

Electronic Arts
Austin Texas United States
14 days ago


EA Security

The Secure Product Engineering & Anti-Cheat Response team ensures that all EA products are developed with the security and gameplay integrity of our players as a top priority. We partner with both platform development teams and game studios to ensure that security and gameplay integrity issues are identified and resolved throughout the application and service lifecycle.

We are looking for a Senior Anti-Cheat Engineer to help assert Electronic Arts' games as best-in-class in game security and integrity. Your primary responsibilities will include the development of our anti-cheat technologies to defeat the cheats that our games face today, as well as research and plan mitigations for the problems of tomorrow.

You're a great team player, but are also able to go heads down and achieve success when given direction on our team's goals. In this role, you will solve a critical problem to our players, ensuring they have a fair and level playing field.


- Develop new features and anti-cheat mitigations in a Windows driver.

- Iterate on existing methods of cheat detection

- Research new industry threats in the cheating space and implement safeguards against them in our tools

- Collaborate with our game studios and internal Security teams on ever-evolving needs of game security


- Expert in C++, Rust programming languages

- Proficient in Windows APIs and Windows Kernel internals

- Familiar with driver development fundamentals

- Experience working with or familiarity with the external security researching community, game cheat community, and/or identifying and leveraging cheats in games


- Experience in OS internals

- Experience in Linux OS development

- Experience with developing or reversing obfuscation or encryption technologies

- Experience developing anti-tamper, anti-virus, or anti-malware technologies

- Previously shipped Windows drivers

- Experience reverse engineering mobile games, developing cheats for mobile games, or protecting mobile games from cheat software.

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