EA Mobile: Senior Multiplayer Engineer Network Engineer, Los Angeles, CA

Electronic Arts (EA) MOBILE

Senior Multiplayer Engineer Network Engineer
Electronic Arts (EA) is the world’s leading independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for personal computer and advanced entertainment systems such as the PlayStation®2, Xbox video game console from Microsoft, the Nintendo GameCube, the Game Boy® Advance, and next gen gaming platforms like PSP or XBox2.
Electronic Arts (EA) MOBILE is the world’s leading publisher of interactive Mobile entertainment software for cell phones, smart phones, and advanced handheld devices. With the worldwide market rapidly approaching 1 billion handsets, how would you like to join a team committed to staying at the bleeding edge of interactive entertainment? EA Mobile is a true leader within the EA family, with the business model that dominates the wireless entertainment market.
Position Summary:
Located just a few miles from the beach, Marina Del Rey, and Santa Monica, California, the EA Los Angeles Studio has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Network Engineer with EA Mobile, where you will work on the EA Mobile MMOG server technology with an emphasis on the global market. Your natural problem-solving ability will have a direct impact on the performance and scalability of our mobile client/server technologies. You will help the architectural level of technical obstacles and help build the network solution to provide EA Mobile a competitive edge in the foreseeable future.
• Apply your deep knowledge and experience with modern hardware and software solutions to provide optimal redundancy and scalability.
• Utilize your deep understanding of modern routing and switching technologies to network solutions
• Analyze, recommend, and implement network equipment and configurations according to established standards and processes
• Act as a technical project manager as needed on projects. This will require tracking deliverables on own and dependant projects
• Participate in defining and developing long-term Network strategies for EA Mobile.
• Act as a technical project manager as needed on projects. This will require tracking deliverables on own and dependant projects
• Develop and maintain positive working relationships with software engineers and production teams globally
• 8+ years programming experience
• Expert Knowledge of Database driven, highly scalable server architectures
• Experience deploying large scale web sites (think Amazon.com) or massively multiplayer game services (World of Warcraft, etc)
• Socket level programming expertise
• Experience with several enterprise grade J2EE application servers (Weblogic, Websphere, IPlanet)
• Development experience on mobile phones (J2ME, BREW, Symbian, etc) a definite plus
• Demonstrate a solid understanding of structured and object-oriented programming
• Exceptional analytical and creative problem solving skills; solution oriented individual
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Effective communications skills
• Comfortable working with people to resolve challenging problems
• Self motivated with strong work ethic and ability to work with limited supervision
• Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
• Attention to detail
• A positive, “can-do” attitude
EA…It’s in the game.
Interested yet? Good. We’re pretty sure you’ll want to know we offer one of the most generous benefits packages around including great benefits like 3 weeks of Paid Time Off, an onsite arcade and a company matched 401(k) retirement plan, casual work environment, and a host of other perks. Our high-spirited, entrepreneurial environment offers substantial growth and opportunity to those who desire a fast-paced, technology driven environment.
If your qualifications and interest align with the above then “Get in the Game” and log on to http://www.jobs.ea.com and click on “careers” to submit your resume. While you’re there, you can set up a career agent, search additional opportunities, and even create your own candidate profile. EOE M/F/D/V.
To apply immediately please submit your MS Word resume, indicating position of interest and salary requirements, to: eamobilejobs@ea.com
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