Manager- Software Engineering – EA/Bucharest

Job Category: Manager- Software Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bucharest

The Information Technology group (EAIT) works as a global team to empower EA’s employees and business operations to be creative, collaborative, and productive. As a digital entertainment company, EA’s enterprise technology needs are diverse and span across game development, workforce collaboration, marketing, publishing, player experience, security, and corporate activities. Our mission is to bring creative technology services to each of these areas, working across the company to “ensure better play.”

You will report to the Senior Manager, Software Engineering based in Bucharest, and you will have a team of supportive colleagues that would be happy to work with you in a flat organization structure where you will be encouraged to be part of a diverse team.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team to create the solution and software architecture for high-volume, high transaction applications specifically targeted to support the game development teams across the entire global enterprise
  • As a people manager, leads a team with a culture of trust and collaboration
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of game development team goals that guide technology requirements and design deliverables.
  • Have and develop knowledge of trends, relevant software development technologies, design patterns and methodologies
  • Work with other engineers and architects to create guidelines, methodologies, and documentation
  • Be a hands-on person leading the team from the front and a coach for software engineers in accomplishing architecture, design and implementation goals
  • Provide architectural guidance to quality assurance on all new code from launch through integration, staging and production environments
  • Participate in code reviews provide feedback on design and implementation to help others improve coding skills
  • Document the requirements and the architecture and design proposed to provide the software solution
  • Take part in any negotiations or discussions regarding the necessary requirements, and provide feedback to all parties involved
  • Report progress and status through regular email or face-to-face communication with appropriate leads/managers

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience building enterprise level software solutions
  • 5+ years of broad experience working with development technologies including Microsoft .NET (C#), ASP.NET/MVC, WCF/Web API/REST, JavaScript frameworks, HTML+CSS3+Javascript
  • 5+ years of experience in database development using Microsoft SQL Server or similar RDBMs and related programming data access technologies (ADO.NET, ORMs, OData)
  • 5+ years of experience applying design patterns, methodologies and recognized practices like unit testing, dependency injection, test-driven development, continuous integration and delivery
  • 2+ years of experience to architect cloud-based applications using PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) offerings from leading vendors such Amazon’s AWS and Microsoft Azure

Additional qualifications

  • 3 years leadership experience
  • Experience with development methodologies including waterfall and agile
  • Conduct complex systems analysis and translate user requirements into solutions
  • Solid experience with DevOps in a cloud environment, including automation experience, cloud computing and configuration as code
  • Deal with all levels of management and staff

If interested, please apply at Manager, Software Engineering (EA.com)

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