UPDATE - There are now 3 positions open in my group at EA fitting this description. Send in those resumes, people!
Get in the Game with EA!
Electronic Arts (EA) is the world's leading independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for personal computers and advanced entertainment systems. EA produces over 50 game titles a year netting 2.5 B in revenue for FY 20032. We are 4000 employees strong and traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange as part of the S&P 500. Most recent honor Fortune's 100 Best Places to Work. For additional details, visit www.ea.com
Senior Java Software Engineer, Online Game Development
You will be part of a small, focused team that develops multiplayer Java games and their supporting infrastructure, which will be deployed through the EA Online network, including the AOL games channel and pogo.com. You will take the lead on key projects and will create solid, flexible, reusable frameworks that can be used as the basis for future development efforts. You will be expected to serve as a mentor for your teammates, in order to help them refine their software engineering skills. Your work will be enjoyed by millions of people on the stickiest game network on the Internet.
A BS in Computer Science or related field (MS a plus) and 5+ years of experience is required. The candidate should have professional experience in Java development and a thorough understanding of object-oriented principles and design patterns. Must have familiarity with graphical programming, multithreading/synchronization issues, and client/server development. Experience developing a 3-D rendering engine is a plus.
Must have worked as a technical lead on a previous software project through the entire development and release cycle. Prior game development experience is required. Java client/server development experience, comfort with Java Server Pages, and familiarity with the cross-platform, cross-browser portability issues of Java applets are definite pluses.
Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer.
If your skill set and interest align with the above then Get in the Game. Forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org