Source Control Engineer

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

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We are EA

And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is challenging. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

The Challenge Ahead

This exciting role offers you the opportunity to work on Enterprise applications, with a focus on Source Control Management systems. You will have the chance to become a domain expert for key applications used in game development, including Perforce and GitLab. You will work with game teams such as FIFA, Madden, Battlefield and Battlefront, and central teams such as Frostbite and Origin. You have a focus on innovation and leverage a deep passion for technology.

Key Responsibilities

Be an expert as part of a product team to engineer high-volume, high transaction source control management applications, for use by game development teams across the entire global enterprise
Participate in all aspects of a service end-to-end, including design, implementation, support, vendor relations and customer interaction
Use expertise in multiple domains to provide technical leadership
Collaborate with network, database, storage and system engineers to develop scalable solutions and solve complex problems
Be an escalation point for support engineers, providing leadership and guidance
You will drive improvement; may include design, definition of roadmaps, standardization of processes and methodologies
Work with the game teams to ensure their needs are captured and requirements are met
Manage the relationship with vendors, including sourcing, evaluation, and escalation
Exhibit creativity and resourcefulness while collaborating and working with outstanding designers, engineers of different technical backgrounds, architects and service owners

Skills Required

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent IT qualifications
7+ years’ experience deploying, configuring and supporting Enterprise applications
7+ years’ deep expertise with Linux administration and scripting
5+ years of experience with virtualization and cloud platforms (e.g. VMware, Azure, or AWS); Preferred AWS or Azure certifications
3+ years’ experience managing source control management systems such as Perforce, Git or Azure DevOps Server
3+ years’ experience with Databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Postgres or MySQL
1+ years’ experience with using source control as a software developer
Ability to conduct complex systems problem analysis and guide teams towards speedy resolution
Experience working in an Agile environment
Experience developing automation solutions using tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Terraform is an asset
Experience in container technologies like Docker and Kubernetes is an asset
Application experience with JIRA is an asset