Electronic Arts Inc Director of Engineering, Frostbite Continuous Development in Seattle, Washington
We are FrostbiteFrostbite is EA's state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine, powering games such as Battlefield, FIFA, Madden, Plants vs. Zombies, Need for Speed, Anthem, and Star Wars Battlefront II.We are looking for a Director of Engineering for the Frostbite Continuous Delivery team.The mission of the Continuous Delivery team is to help all developers in Electronic Arts to contribute high-quality changes to the Frostbite engine and for game teams and other partners to rapidly adopt those changes. The Continuous Delivery team achieves this by developing and operating state-of-the-art tools, workflows, partnerships, and services.What you will do as a Frostbite Director of EngineeringReporting to a VP of Engineering, you will manage the Continuous Delivery team, a culturally diverse and geographically distributed (Canada, Stockholm, Melbourne,..) team of software engineers..You will develop the tools to allow rapid, high-quality iteration of the Frostbite engine.You will develop and run a continuous delivery process and technology as a live service, including our engineering workflows, and build and test farms and release strategies.You will build a team that can sustainably deliver and improve its ability to deliver. Hiring, mentoring, performance management, training, and rewarding your team.You will work in distributed/remote development across multiple locations and manage people remotely.You know how to get the best out of a diverse team of people even when delivery pressure is high.You will use contractors, vendors, and internal partners to help the team scale.You lead your team to accomplish agreed-upon commitments, including features and performance measuresYou will work with game teams to agree on development and release strategies, including work on or close to our active development lines.We're looking forExperience in enterprise size companies developing software at scaleExperience developing for multiple platforms15+ years leading teams in one or more of software development, quality and DevOpsSomeone understanding the value of a healthy work environmentProfessional interactions expectedReport to the VP of EngineeringWork with other Frostbite Directors of Engineering, Game Team Partners and Quality Assurance to ensure that we have a the engineering workflows to deliver quality changes.Work with the Program & Product management team to help build solid plans for the next iteration and track the progress of commitments for this quarterWork with the Frostbite Architecture team to influence and align with Frostbite's technical strategyWith IT for dependent systems including hardware farms, source control systems, build, and test automation.Manage directly senior technical leaders and Engineering Managers#LI-NS1EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.