Senior Software Architect

Jul 07, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
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Senior Software Architect 

At our core, Electronic Arts is a game maker that connects hundreds of millions of players from around the globe to some of the world's greatest games. The EAX team is guiding the strategy and implementation of important initiatives for EA's players to connect them to one another and to the games they love to play. These initiatives include: the EA app, EA Play, our cross-platform subscription, EA's gaming service on PC; and a host of other consumer experiences and ecommerce solutions related to connecting players across platforms and within our games.

In your role as a Senior Software Architect, your primary role is to design and oversee the development of front-end architectures that are both scalable and efficient. You will make architectural decisions that align with the technical strategy you will help create.


  • Define and implement front-end architecture standards, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Help develop the main SPA powering EA’s PC and Mac storefronts and several other web based products
  • Lead the development of responsive, scalable and maintainable front-end solutions using modern technologies.
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, publishing and backend engineers to deliver cohesive and high-quality experiences.
  • You will be a technical leader, a mentor, and a strong communicator within the broader engineering group, and an important contributor to the EAX team based primarily in Vancouver, BC.
  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks and optimize gaming applications for a variety of devices and platforms.
  • You will focus on simplicity, delivery automation, and a truly excellent developer experience


  • 10+ years of experience in a technical role focused on development and operation of complex live services.
  • 8+ years of experience in front-end development, with a strong focus on React,  HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Typescript and modern frameworks/libraries.
  • Proven experience in architecting and designing complex front-end systems in the gaming industry.
  • Experience with GraphQL, NodeJS, and Kubernetes
  • Experience with backend technologies and RESTful API.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and automated testing frameworks.


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $133,400 - $193,200 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity. 

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.


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