Software Architect - Commerce & Identity Platform
Company: Electronic Arts
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 7, 2021
The EA Digital Platform (EADP) group provides central services
that help game teams to 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
EA's 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.
Are you interested in shaping the future of interactive
entertainment? Are you excited about promoting the next generation
of games across all dedicated and mobile gaming devices and
platforms, helping consumers play any game, with anyone, anywhere,
at any time?
This is an especially great time for the video game industry
which has a vibrant community of connected players around the globe
playing on more devices than ever before. EA is transforming toward
a digital future both in the games and services we create and how
we connect and engage with our players.
EA's Digital Platform team is looking for a passionate and
hands-on online service architect to guide the architecture
decision and implementation EA's Identity and Commerce systems.
Identity systems provide secure and easy-to-use online system for
games to build a strong player relationship. Commerce system is the
backbone service that provides e2e commerce service on PC and web,
including catalog, checking out, payments and fraud detection.
Identity and Commerce services serve more than 600 million players
and requires high availability, scalability, and maintainability.
You will report to a Sr Director of Engineering.
- Champion Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Set and drive
goals for availability, scalability and maintainability.
- Promote the new tech adoption and design reviews for the
- Oversee the team's engineering standards such as API
interfaces, design doc template, test plan template, integration
- Partner with architects in other organization to better serve
gamers and gamer developers.
- Engage with online tech communities to make sure team's tech
stacks are modern and effective.
- Work with operation engineers and other components owner to
trouble shooting and apply quick fix for live site issues.
- Bachelor's Degree in computing science or equivalent
- 7+ years software engineering experience
- 5+ years of experience on online service
- 2+ years of architect or similar roles
- Experience with most online techs such as web-frontend,
messaging, SQL and NoSQL.
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