Electronic Arts, Inc Systems Engineer - DevOps in Stockholm, Sweden

We are EA:

And we make games – how cool is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe 24/7 with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games and delivering a flawless player experience is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, resourceful and passionate people in the industry.

Our Team

We are a group of DevOps engineers who collaborate with multiple teams to provide online services that enhance the game experience. We support billion-dollar video game franchises as well as other business units within EA. Our environments are continuously challenged by marketing promotions, game launches, game updates and security threats. We are passionate about automation and ensuring high standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to outages and alerts quickly to ensure public availability of our online services.

  • Refine processes to develop a culture of quality and high availability.

  • Automate processes to increase efficiency wherever possible.

  • Help architect and implement solutions that solve complicated application challenges around performance, scaling, high availability and security.

  • Instrument monitoring solutions to gain insight into application performance and understand emerging issues.

  • Maintain deployment software and tools (Jenkins, Chef, etc.)

  • Work closely with developers and game teams to ensure on time delivery of services and tools .

    General Skills:

  • Dynamic problem solver

  • Detail-oriented

  • Quick learner

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative global team environment

  • Dependable and high commitment to projects (the team is counting on you)

    Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with VMware and working in a virtualized environment.

  • Understanding of middleware, proxies and application integration.

  • Understanding of Content Distribution Network services and configurations.

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, etc.)

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent engineering experience.

  • Experience administering Java based technologies: Spring, JBOSS, Jetty, Tomcat.

  • Working knowledge of databases (MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.)

  • Experience working with infrastructure automation tools such as Terraform or OpenStack

  • Working knowledge of networking (load balancing, TCP/IP, Virtual IP, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of storage (NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, etc.)

  • Continuous integration and delivery tools such as Chef, Puppet and Jenkins.

Who we think You Are:

  • You thrive in a collaborative global team environment.

  • You are passionate about efficiency and automation.

  • You love solving problems.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We give each and every employee the opportunity to contribute with their own ideas, how far-stretched or crazy they may seem at first. Not only does this keep our creativity high, it also helps build a climate that offers the best possible place for our staff to grow professionally, find new friends, and kick back after a hard day’s work.

We Thought You Might Also Want to Know

We take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. We offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer and also provide our employees with occupational pension.

Although we enjoy working hard, we respect and value our employees’ personal lives. A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods.

Apply online with a combined CV and introduction letter in English.

We look forward to receiving your application