Software Engineer
Electronic Arts Inc.
Dublin, Ireland
47d ago

Summary :

The Software Engineer (Web), as a part of the Online Engineering team, is responsible for developing robust and highly scalable web services and associated tools for our web and mobile games.

Responsibilities :

  • Develope highly scalable and robust web based game services for our flash games hosted on Facebook.com, or for our iOS and Android games.
  • Design, develop, test, maintain and / or contribute to PHP based modular framework being used for developing the services.
  • Prototype, develop, test and maintain tools and applications to aid and access the game services.
  • Analyze technical requirements for periodic project cycles and implement code accordingly.
  • Evaluate and learn about external tools, technologies, SOA and other services to keep self updated as well as for possible internal integrating.
  • Conduct review of code, specifications, project plans and processes with team members.
  • Required Skills / Personal Requirements :

  • 5+ years in professional software developement
  • Expertise in PHP, including extensive use of OOP and unit testing frameworks
  • Proficiency in database design and development in MySQL, MongoDB
  • Experience with Front End Web Development technologies such as Javascript, AJAX, CSS and JQuery
  • Experience with Facebook PHP APIs is highly desirable
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms and technologies is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Python and Ruby is a plus
  • Familiarity with Apache and Unix / Linux
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with remote teams and with minimum supervision
  • Education and / or Certifications :

  • Degree in Science or Engineering and / or any related field preferred but not required
  • PopCap Games (www.popcap.com) is the worldwide leader in casual video games : fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to everyone from age 6 to 106 and are available anytime, anywhere.

    Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000 and has a worldwide staff of more than 400 people in Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Vancouver, B.

    C., Dublin, Seoul, and Shanghai. Its games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and its flagship title, Bejeweled, has sold more than 50 million units across all platforms.

    Constantly acclaimed by consumers and critics, PopCap’s games are played on the Web, social platforms, desktop computers, myriad mobile devices (cell phones, smartphones, PDAs, Pocket PCs, iPod, iPhone, iPad and more), popular game consoles (such as Xbox and DS), and in-

    flight entertainment systems. PopCap has been one of the most innovative companies in the video game industry since its inception a decade ago.

    Pioneering new game mechanics, sales models, and platforms ranging from mobile devices to online and location-based games of chance, PopCap is the only video game provider in the world with leading market share across the entire spectrum.

    SPECIAL NOTE : The company requires that each applicant for employment submit to a criminal background check as part of the process of verifying a prospective employee’s background

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