Senior Software Engineer

Jun 21, 2024
Melbourne, Australia
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Senior Software Engineer

Frostbite is EA’s state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. Our global team develops creative engine features and modern tools that let our game makers create stunning games. We’re honoured to have thousands of game developers worldwide using Frostbite as they create some of the industry’s best-known titles and amazing player experiences. Join us as we help shape the future of gaming with Frostbite.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Frostbite Foundation team. The Foundation team is responsible for the lowest-level systems in the Frostbite engine. A role in Frostbite's Foundation team allows you to have a wide-reaching impact across multiple areas within the engine, and gives you the opportunity to directly contribute to some of EA's biggest franchises such as EA Sports FC, Battlefield, and Dragon Age. You will be a part of daily interactions with many of the most experienced engineers in the company to help solve some of our most engaging problems.

You will report to an Engineering Manager and work in a hybrid capacity, local to the Melbourne office. Our hybrid employees will enjoy the flexibility to work from home up to 4 days a week.


  • You will build testable, performant, and maintainable low-level systems used by other Frostbite or EA partner teams
  • You will provide architectural guidance, technical direction, and oversight for complex system-level features
  • You will collaborate with Foundation leadership, and EA partners, to understand and plan our technology roadmap
  • You will help improve team productivity, code quality, and sustainable development by being a mentor to others on the team
  • You will support those using Frostbite Foundation’s technologies by providing documentation, clarification, recommendation and bug-fixes


  • High level of proficiency with C++
  • Multithreaded programming and debugging experience
  • Profiling and optimisation experience
  • Understand memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimisation.
  • Experience using source control systems (such as Perforce or GIT) on code bases with a high number of active developers
  • Experience developing on multiple platforms (e.g., Windows, Consoles and Mobile)


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