Engineering Manager - Frostbite



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Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Engineering Manager - Frostbite

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada


Requisition Number:181831
Can this position be remote?: No

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.


Frostbite is EA's state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. Our global team empowers game creators to shape the future of gaming by developing creative engine features and outstanding tools. We are honoured to have thousands of game developers all over the world using Frostbite to create some of the most amazing games and player experiences in the industry.

As an Engineering Manager, you will work with other Frostbite leaders in solving challenges across teams. You will help coach engineers on the team and develop their careers. You will be part of a team that is passionate about creating industry-leading software and help push our technologies forward while having fun. You can work in a hybrid fashion (part-time WFH, part-time in office).

You will manage engineers within North America within a team co-located between there and Australia. The team is responsible for the core technologies behind Frostbite's tool suite, including its game level and object editor, data analysis package, and other content creator-focused applications. This opportunity is ideal for an experienced team leader who wants to help plan projects and tracking our program management.


Reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager within the team, you will:

  • Hire, coach, motivate, and foster the growth of engineering talent

  • Work with Program Managers to help build solid plans, monitor workload, and track the progress of commitments

  • Ensure production work has a well-defined scope and that any local and global architecture effects are understood

  • Be accountable for and improve your team's code quality, productivity, and team health by implementing software development best practices

  • Foster a culture of diversity and psychological safety by encouraging an inclusive environment where all opinions are heard

  • Collaborate with Engineers, Technical Directors, Product Owners, Program Managers, Quality Designers, and other Engineering Managers across multiple worldwide locations


  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role

  • Passion for solving challenging problems

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies

  • Servant-leadership mindset

  • Familiarity working within a large company


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $93,700 - $153,900 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts 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 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.

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