Senior Manager, Software Engineering, Game Creation
Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.
We exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together accomplished people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow our employees to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. Join us in driving the next revolution in games.
The Challenge Ahead
This technical role in the Game Creation team reports to an Engineering Manager. It involves envisioning, designing, and building enterprise-level solutions for EA's video games and central services teams. You'll create architectures integrating custom, COTS, and packaged applications, and work with products like JIRA, Perforce, and GitLab. Our cloud-first approach uses Azure and AWS, and you'll lead agile teams supporting thousands of users across game teams like FIFA, Madden, Battlefield, and central teams like Frostbite and Origin.
- ● You will lead teams to create the solution and software architecture for high-volume, high transaction applications specifically targeted to support the game development teams across the entire global enterprise.
- ● You will be hands-on, leading the team from the front, and serving as a mentor for software engineers in accomplishing architecture, design, and implementation goals.
- ● You will actively participate in negotiations or discussions regarding the necessary requirements, providing valuable feedback to all parties involved.
- ● You will report progress and status through regular email or face-to-face communication with appropriate leads/managers.
- ● You will lead and manage direct reports, supporting resource allocation and escalating any issues that arise.
- ● You will provide constructive feedback on technical and soft skills to help others improve and enhance their abilities.
- Job qualifications and requirements
- ● 10+ years of experience developing enterprise level software solutions
- ● 7+ years of experience in database development using Microsoft SQL Server or similar RDBMs and related programming data access technologies