Electronic Arts, Inc Software Engineer II in Burnaby, British Columbia

Electronic Arts is home to a collaborative group of integrated marketing, engineering, web and digital services professionals who build meaningful relationships with players around the world across an expanding array of touch points. We strive to create personal, curated journeys that help EA deliver on its commitment to putting Players First.

We are looking for a Software Engineer (in Publishing Tools) to develop and provide technical expertise to a team of talented engineers, helping to drive innovation in our online game distribution and subscription services across PC, console, Mac and mobile devices though offerings including Origin, EA Access and more.

In this role, you will work closely with a talented group of engineers with similar skills. You will be delivering new features and support areas of our products. You will collaborate with other scrum teams to co-ordinate feature delivery, manage dependencies and risks. You will work closely with the Technical Lead other technology leaders to contribute to and adhere to technical standards and direction.


  • Delivery: Deliver first in class game publishing tools focusing on streamlining cumbersome processes and scaling game publishing needs. Participate in best practices and various testing standards, including peer reviews.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with team members in an autonomous scrum, with cross-functional responsibilities and expertise. Work with other feature scrums teams and central technology teams across EAX. Interact with stakeholders to gather inputs for publishing needs and translate them to actual functional tools.

  • Support: Take operational responsibility of the publishing tools your team owns.

  • Engineering efficiency: Code quality & technical risk, sustainable software development, with the tools, technical processes and best practices needed to develop in an agile and efficient way

What you bring to the role

  • 5+ years, with experience working on large-scale multi-user, multi-host, web-based media/content management tools. Full stack engineer, able to build tools end-to-end.

  • BS/ MS degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Ability to speak to technical conversations with other Product and Business staff, in addition to Engineering and Support/Operations teams.

  • Conveys highly technical concepts and information in written form to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • The ability to work on multiple concurrent projects is essential. Strong self-motivation and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be a team-oriented individual, energetic, result & delivery oriented, with a keen interest on quality and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Expert in Java/J2EE/JSP - minimum 3 years experience developing large multi-tier system applications.

  • Experience with dependency management, build & release and automation tools (Maven/Ivy, Jenkins/Bamboo, Chef/Puppet).

  • Working knowledge of: JavaScript, jQuery, Angular JS, ReactJS, AJAX, JSON, HTML, CSS.

Pluses to have

  • Experience with managing media in CDN.

Want to learn more about EAX?

EAX is a high performing team within EA that manages a number of digital distribution and subscription products including EA Access. The EA Access Hub is a digital distribution application from Electronic Arts that allows users to purchase subscriptions and games specifically for console platforms. Users can stay connected to everything EA Access, take their pick of all the great games in The Vault and play as much as they want. In addition, they can put upcoming EA games to the test before the release date with exclusive Play First Trials.

EA Access Xbox hub and subscription service: www.ea.com/eaaccess

Origin client and subscription service: www.origin.com

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.