Senior Software Engineer

Jan 16, 2024
Melbourne, Australia
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Frostbite is EA’s state-of-the-art, multi-platform game development engine. We empower creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing creative engine features and excellent tools. Our talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building new technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry along with a deep player experience.

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 impact 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 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, as well as 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, and bug-fixes


  • High level of proficiency with C++
  • Multithreaded programming and debugging experience
  • Profiling and optimization experience
  • Understand memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization.
  • Experience using source control systems on code bases with a large number of active developers


  • Modern studio, located next to Southern Cross Station
  • Subsidised health care program and gym allowance
  • Excellent employee benefits, bonuses and share options
  • Subsidised games and consoles, with additional games available to take home to play
  • Stocked kitchen for breakfast, lunch, fresh fruit and hot drinks
  • Friday night socials and regular team-building outings
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