Build engineer - DRE
Software Engineer (SEI)
Development and Release Engineering (DRE), are EA’s global Continuous Integration (CI) specialists.
We are a team of more than 100 staff based in fifteen EA studios around the world. We pride ourselves on working closely with our customers, who are the company’s game, engine, and content teams. DRE serves its customers through continuous integration, build automation, configuration management, and ensuring automation is running smoothly.
You will be a part of the DRE team in the Creative Technologies organization. You will be reporting to the Development Manager on DRE FC, and working on the DRE FC Technical Account Management team, working with your peers to provide excellent service to our partner teams at EA Vancouver.
Work as a technical liaison with development teams to address build issues and improvements
Implement and maintain automation pipelines in our CI system
Work with our internal customers on designing, prototyping and implementing new automated workflows
Monitor and analyze automation systems and proactively respond to breakages
Manage virtual infrastructure, including deploying and monitoring VMs/Containers
Maintain the product backlog including tasks and their priorities
Provide regular status reports, and fully document details on updated processes and workflows
Design flexible solutions that work in multiple environments and require little to no maintenance.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Degree in computer science or related field
Excellent verbal and written English
Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to identify and resolve performance bottlenecks in complex systems (i.e. network, OS or hardware)
Strong ability to self-manage and prioritize work effectively within deadlines
Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions
Software development experience working with large scale systems
Experience maintaining build automation in at least one CI system (e.g. Jenkins, GitLab CI)
Experience with artifact management tools (e.g. JFrog Artifactory)
Experience with container orchestration and microservice management tools (e.g
Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Groovy, Powershell). Familiarity with object-oriented languages (e.g. C#, Java) is a plus.
Excellent understanding of software engineering concepts, debugging processes and procedures
Experience with Java-based applications and JVM troubleshooting
Experience with source-control systems (e.g. Perforce, Git) and branching strategies (e.g. Gitflow)
Experience deploying and maintaining virtual environments (e.g. vsphere)
Experience with monitoring tools (e.g. ZABBIX)
Experience with secrets management tools (e.g. Hashicorp Vault)
Experience with operational intelligence tools (e.g. Elastic Stack, Grafana, Prometheus)
Experience with large-scale, high-availability, high-throughput automation systems
Experience working with gaming consoles
Experience with Azure, AWS or Google Cloud
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.