Job Description Software Engineer – PHP

  • Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Requisition Number: 184505
  • Remote Position: No

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.

Role – Software Engineer

  • Location: EA Hyderabad

Electronic Arts India, a leading technology company and video game developer in India, brings together talented individuals from diverse backgrounds with a shared passion for inspiring the world to play.

Slingshot Games takes great pride in being one of the key studios for EA Mobile’s strategic growth plans. With a long track record of owning, running, and managing an extremely diverse portfolio of games across multiple genres and players, Slingshot is home to some iconic titles like Real Racing, Need for Speed, Plants vs. Zombies, Bejeweled, and many others. Slingshot partners with an expansive roster of EA Mobile studios and incubation & production teams to work on some of the biggest IPs such as Battlefield, FC, & The Sims.

The Role

We are looking for a passionate engineer to join our team. As a Senior Software Engineer focused on our backend servers and tooling, you will partake in the process of creating and operating some of the most innovative games for our demographic. Your games will be played by millions of people around the world!

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with stakeholders to gather requirements
  • Participate in the creation of technical designs
  • Participate in the monitoring and on-call rotation of a live-operating game
  • Develop high-quality systems/features on our mobile games
  • Develop and implement client/server communications
  • Profile and optimize existing code
  • Write tests for all your written code
  • Implement and maintain third-party systems
  • Constantly communicate and collaborate with team members
  • Maintain optimal game server performance and capacity

Skills and Experience:

  • 6 years experience building PHP applications / APIs in a fast-paced environment with short project deadlines
  • Strong PHP experience
  • Strong API design experience
  • Strong Object-Oriented Programming expertise/ Clean Coding practices.
  • Familiarity working with High Scale Backend Systems
  • Familiarity with Git source control
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and problem-solving skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Passionate about building games that will be played by millions around the world

Good to Have Skills or Experiences:

  • Worked with server-side Kotlin or Java
  • Worked with Perforce / Subversion
  • Familiarity with design patterns
  • Familiarity working with cache systems
  • Couchbase, Redis, and MySQL datastore experience
  • Familiarity with cloud services, particularly AWS ECS and related technologies

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.

Were 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: api design, Apis, Aws, Cloud Services, Git, Imagination, Kotlin, Mysql, Perforce, PHP, Php Applications, Problem, Production, Redis, Rotation, server, Server - Side, Software, Teamwork, Tooling, Verbal, Written Communication

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