Build & Release Engineer - FIFA (Contract)

Electronic Arts - Vancouver, BC (11 months ago)

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We Are EA

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

Responsibilities:
FIFA Ultimate Team is looking for someone passionate about making developers lives easier through automation and configuration management. We’re a high performing team of developers working on live online services which deliver features to our games 24/7. These application services are written in Java and use MySQL databases. You’ll improve automation by updating existing software and systems, as well as developing new technologies or using open source technologies to make things better for our development teams. Additional responsibilities will include software configuration management and ensuring the code lines are safe and maintained.

Required Skills:
  • 1+ years programming experience in at least one of the following languages: C, C++, C#, or JAVA
  • Experience with at lease one scripting language (Groovy, Python, Perl, Ant, etc..)
  • 1+ years proven work experience doing software development
  • Conceptual knowledge of automated build systems such as Maven, Jenkins, Build Forge or equivalent
  • Proven knowledge with Change Management, Version Control, Dependency Management systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both individually and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Good understanding of software development processes and best practices
  • Ability to break down complicated problems into manageable components and work well in time-critical situations
  • Quick learner, willing to be trained and gain new skills
Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, optimize and maintain our build automation systems and scripts
  • Manage our SCM system, providing support and advising other team members
  • Incorporate and implement new technologies and methodologies into our pipeline
  • Provide configuration management expertise to the Product Development team
  • Documentation and training
Nice to Have Skills

  • Experience with Perforce
  • Experience with Maven
  • Experience with Jenkins or Hudson
  • Experience with ANT/NAnt
  • Knowledge of Java and SQL
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.