Electronic Arts, Inc EAX DevOps Systems Engineer II in Burnaby, British Columbia

At EA, we thrive on outrageous thinking. It’s the fuel that inspires the best games in the world. We’re innovators and great storytellers. But it’s not just about amazing your peers – it’s about amazing yourself. Take risks. Collaborate with brilliant minds and dare to dream big. Together, we can change the way millions play every day.

Our Team

We are a group of DevOps engineers who collaborate with our development engineers to provide online services that enhance the gaming experience. We support EA’s Subscription products, online game sales, and game delivery products. We are looking for someone who has taken some hits, have found ways to quickly recover and is always looking to improve things. The successful candidate will enjoy the challenge of dealing with constant marketing promotions, games launches, and security threats as well as continuous delivery of new features and products. We are passionate about automation and ensuring we deliver our products and features with the high standards.

Who You Are

You thrive in a collaborative team environment.You are passionate about efficiency and automation.You love solving problems.


  • Respond to outages and alerts quickly to ensure public availability of our online services.

  • Refine processes to develop a culture of quality and high availability.

  • Automate processes to increase efficiencies wherever possible.

  • Help architect and implement solutions that solve complicated application challenges around performance, scaling, and security.

  • Instrument monitoring solutions to gain insight into application performance and understand emerging issues.

  • Maintain deployment software and tools (Jenkins, Chef, etc.)

  • Work closely with developers to ensure on time delivery of services.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • 8+ years experience in system administration/engineering

  • Working knowledge of system administration/engineering in the video gaming industry

  • Experience with Cloud and/or Virtual technologies such as AWS(EC2, S3, RDS), Google and Vmware based solutions

  • Understanding of middleware, proxies and application integration.

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent engineering experience.

  • Working knowledge of databases (MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.)

  • Experience managing a LAMP stack.

  • Working knowledge of networking (load balancing, TCP/IP, Virtual IP, etc.)

  • Understanding of Content Distribution, Proxies, and HTTP Caching.

  • Experience administering Java based technologies: Spring, JBOSS, Jetty, Tomcat.

  • Working knowledge of storage (NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, etc.)

  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery tools like Chef, Puppet and Jenkins.


We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, pension with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.Health, Dental, Financial offered (ESPP and RRSP matching); Bonus and relocation assistance also offered. Eligible for pay increases resulting from good performance

More about our location: http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/burnaby-eacContact me: Shenell Raphael, Senior Technical Recruiter, 604-456-1398, sraphael@ea.comAddress: Electronic Arts Canada, 4330 Sanderson Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4X1Salary offered: $80,000 – $110,000 Full time, permanent position