Requisition Number : 182952Can this position be remote? : Yes

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve.

At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Empower players to create content, limited only by their imagination. At Electronic Arts we have many examples of players creating content, whether it be a skateboard park in Skate or fantastical mansions in the Sims 4.

To enable players to become creators, we are looking for a Back End Software Engineer to shape the technology that powers creation.

If you have experience with building services for user generated content through modern techniques connecting multiple services together we want to hear from you.

Reporting to a Technical Director, you will work with an experienced team that has collectively built and worked on games and backend services for more than two decades.

You will work with multiple developers to bring the next game services to life. This is a remote based role.

As a Back End Software Engineer you will :

  • Develop responsive, resilient, massively scalable, and globally available services that support millions of players
  • Embrace and apply vision of SRE principles and Best Practices.
  • Apply and improve service deployment and troubleshooting strategies that maximise uptime
  • Design, review and implement APIs that are consistent, and testable
  • Work with client engineers and designers to iteratively add features and improve APIs
  • Maintain a suite of automated tests that validate the correctness of backend services

Qualifications :

Please note that you do not need to qualify for all requirements to be considered. We encourage you to apply if you can meet most of the requirements and are comfortable opening a dialogue to be considered.

  • Bachelor / Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years of job experience in a hands-on development role
  • Shipped and supported scalable web services hosted in the cloud
  • Experience with development, deployment and live support of large systems and features
  • Experience with at least one of the following programming languages : Java / Kotlin, TypeScript
  • Knowledge of platforms, architectures and the CNCF landscape with an understanding of Kubernetes, Kubernetes API and CRDs.
  • Experience with public cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Developed APIs for products that release new updates with zero downtime strategies and tools
  • Experience with load testing, troubleshooting, and optimising performance of web services
  • Experience communicating updates and resolutions to customers and other partners


  • You’ve worked in the games industry before
  • You’ve shipped web services that scale to millions of daily users
  • You have experience working in large data-driven services

LI-Remote, #Flexiblework

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us.

We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life.

We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more.

Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Tagged as: Apis, Aws, Azure, Cloud, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Content, Imagination, IT, Java, Kotlin, Kubernetes, Load Testing, Public Cloud, Requisition, Service Deployment, Software, Typescript, Uptime, Web Services

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