• Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Requisition Number: 184283
  • 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.

Technical Program Manager – Social Platform

EADP

The EA Digital Platform (EADP) group provides central services that help game teams tap into the power of the global EA ecosystem. Compatible across multiple platforms and devices, our platform empowers teams to foster deeper, more meaningful relationships with our players. The EADP is the foundation on which EAs games are built. By providing reusable capabilities that game teams can easily integrate into their games, we allow them to focus on making incredible games. These building blocks are made up of high-level service platforms including Cloud, Commerce, Data and AI, Gameplay Services, Identity, and Social.

Our Team

The EADP Social Platform focuses on online services that promote the next generation of capabilities to make gaming a more social, inclusive, and collaborative experience. We are a large, distributed group of engineers, program, and product managers building backend systems for finding and communicating with people in our games, and creating safe and healthy play communities.

You will report to Sr Manager Program Management.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the development plan, schedule, and process for multiple simultaneous projects, including tasks, resources, quality, time, priorities, and costs.
  • Report on progress to management.
  • Coordinate releases, including tracking bug/quality metrics, and ensuring agreement of schedules with customers, our testing group, and other technology groups.
  • Engagement: Lead large programs across digital platforms engineering, game studios, services, and digital platform teams for solutions needed to run connected games efforts.
  • Balance goals and roadmaps from Product Management with estimates and capacity constraints from Development to provide measurable milestones.
  • Resolve risks to the delivery of quality products.
  • Support Product Management by working with the engineering team and partners (central teams, game teams) to refine requirements for development.
  • Manage cross-group considerations needed for delivery.
  • Pursue continuous improvement efforts based on the feedback from our partners related to performance indicators.
  • Data: Use data and our requirements to provide important insights on vision, requirements, and service improvements.
  • Create new process improvement protocols to address persistent program problems.

Experience / Education

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or equivalent experience.
  • 5 years program management experience running medium to large software programs.
  • 4 years of experience with modern project management and SDLC processes and artifacts.
  • Experience with documentation and work tracking tools like: Confluence, GitLab, JIRA, Teams/Sharepoint, Workfront, Hansoft.
  • Experience working with multiple teams and partners across organizations.
  • Delivery track record across multiple large-scale cross-group programs.

Skills

  • You understand the difference between detail and minutiae.
  • You create enthusiasm and an environment where everyone can do great work.
  • You understand how to prioritize.
  • You are risk-conscious.
  • You bring imagination, original ideas, and excitement to everything you do.
  • You back up proposals and decisions with data.
  • You act with the curiosity and courage to experiment and try new things.
  • You understand the technical architecture of API-driven web services.
  • You can explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

Bonus

  • Experience with the digital gaming space.
  • Previous programming experience.

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: Business, Cloud, Computer Science, Ecosystem, Engineering, Imagination, Indicators, process improvement, Product Management, Program Management, Project Management, Requisition, Service Improvements

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