Build Software Engineer

Electronic Arts - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Build Engineer - DRE (1-year contract)

DRE are EA's continuous integration and build experts. We are located in EA studios across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

We pride ourselves on providing superior automation services to our internal customers - EA's game, engine, product, and content teams. Our services include Build & Test Automation, Continuous Integration, Metrics Reporting, and Virtual Infrastructure Management. Learn more about us here.

We are seeking a Build Engineer to join DRE and provide exemplary services to our partner teams at EA Vancouver.

Key Responsibilities:
Work as a technical liaison with development teams to address build issues and improvements
Implement and maintain automation pipelines in our CI system (Jenkins)
Work with our internal customers on designing, prototyping and implementing new automated workflows
Monitor automation systems and proactively respond to breakages
Monitor and analyze metrics to optimize automation systems
Manage virtual infrastructure, including deploying and monitoring VMs
Maintain the product backlog including tasks and their priorities
Implement game preservation / archival tasks when applicable

Desired Skills:
Experience or education in software development, or related discipline
Excellent understanding of debugging best practices
Experience with designing, creating, and maintaining automation jobs in CI systems (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab CI)
Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Groovy, Python, Powershell, Batch)
Experience with source-control administration (e.g. Perforce, Git)
Results oriented and analytical, with a customer and business focus.
Innovative, curious, and motivated to grow your technical abilities.
Strong teamwork skills, but also the ability to take ownership and work independently
Ability to communicate and discuss technical topics with both technical and business audiences.
Excellent documentation skills

Nice to Have:
Experience with OO languages (e.g. Java, C++, C#)
Experience deploying and maintaining virtual infrastructure (e.g. Virtual Machines)
Experience with monitoring tools (e.g. ZABBIX)
Experience with infrastructure automation tools (e.g. Chef, Ansible, Puppet)
Experience with secrets management tools (e.g. Hashicorp Vault)
Experience with metrics gathering and visualization tools (e.g. Splunk, Elastic Search, Kibana)
Experience with container orchestration and management tools (e.g Docker, Kubernetes)