EA2D: Web Platform Engineer – EA2D

Posted by | March 10, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Redwood Shores, CA (SF Bay Area)

URL: www.ea2d.com

EA2D is setting a new standard for blockbuster, cross-platform, social games. Join our emerging studio, forging a new era in game development for EA.
To do this, we are building a platform that scales to millions of concurrent players, has developer-friendly APIs, and can crunch tons of data in real time.
We have a crack team of Java developers on the job, but there are only so many hours in the day. We need someone who is comfortable to jump right into the deep end and is ready to push out tons of high quality work fast to make our platform awesome.
Our ideal candidate is a web services ninja with deep Java expertise. You’ve written customer-facing APIs and scaled them to thousands of requests per second. You’re passionate about new technology and open source. You know when to choose MongoDB over Cassandra. You’re excited about small teams, fast-paced environments, and continuous deployment. You love games.
The job is based at EA’s headquarters in Redwood Shores, CA. This means you’ll enjoy sweet perks like an on-site cafeteria and gym, CalTrain shuttle service, and more…
Key Responsibilities:
Build a suite of shared services to power large-scale, web-based and mobile games
  • Design, develop, write, test and implement quality code and tools
  • Write server-side code for distributed, cloud-hosted systems
  • Design and expose APIs for developers (both internal and external) to build on top of our platform
  • Produce and maintain technical plans
  • Help define, establish and enforce best practices for the team
Requirements:
  • 2+ years building scalable web services
  • Strong Java experience
  • Commitment to clear, well-tested, maintainable and extendable code
  • Experience with large client/server projects
  • Experience with Python, Ruby, or similar
  • Team orientation balanced by the ability to get the job done as an individual
  • Demonstrated experience with NoSQL
  • Demonstrated experience with AJAX and JavaScript
  • Bonus points for AWS (EC2, SQS, EMR, etc.) experience and a love for DevOps
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
  • Passion for playing video games!
Pluses:
  • Development and operation experience with large scale social network games
  • Development and operation experience with large scale MMOs
  • Development and operation experience with mobile games
  • Experience with git version control system
 
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To apply: Apply here: https://jobs.ea.com/myEA/profile.aspx?action=apply&postid=a0z50000000q0mv

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