Software Engineer I (Server)

EA Sports

Software Engineer I (Server)


Electronic Arts are looking for talented and passionate Java software engineers from entry-level developers through to team leads. This is an amazing opportunity to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment, where every day presents a new technical challenge.

Could you spot a subtle concurrency problem in a production environment handling 10 million-plus daily users?
Could you identify, reproduce, fix and release a critical bug fix as quickly and safely as possible?
Could you design a performing, functional solution to a feature request, harnessing the right mix of existing and emergent technologies?


We are looking For


  • Expert with any of the programming languages (C++, Ruby, Python, PHP, Erlang, Scala, Java)
  • Strong understanding of multi-threaded/concurrent programming.
  • Understanding of service-oriented architecture
  • Experience developing low-latency, highly scalable, highly available distributed server systems.
  • Strong understanding of RDBMSes and SQL, particularly MySQL
  • Knowledge of version control and build systems such as Subversion, Ant, Maven, and Git
  • Understanding of Unix-like systems
  • Experience of test-driven development and continuous integration
  • Experience writing maintainable, reusable clean code
  • Passion for improving legacy code with careful refactoring, supported by tests
  • Great communication and teamwork skills
  • Boundless enthusiasm for all things tech


  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (EC2, EBS, S3, Cloudfront, SQS, SimpleDB)
  • Knowledge of non-RDBMS data stores such as BerkeleyDB, S3 & SimpleDB, Bigtable/Hypertable,
  • Dynamo/Voldemort, etc.
  • Understanding of socket programming and networking protocols
  • Experience with messaging (e.g. JMS, SQS, AMQP) and event-driven architecture
  • Knowledge of social network APIs and creating social network applications
  • Good knowledge of design patterns/anti-patterns
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment


In return, you’ll get


  • A relaxed, supportive working atmosphere
  • The ability to work with your choice of OS, IDE, and tools
  • Regular knowledge sharing sessions with a wide range of talented engineers
  • Career progression and mentoring
  • A unique set of technical challenges to tackle
  • The opportunity to expand and grow as an engineer
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Confirmed 17 hours ago. Posted 28 days ago.

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