Software Engineer I - DRE



Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Software Engineer I - DRE

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada


Requisition Number:181630
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.

DRE - Software Engineer I

DRE is EA’s continuous integration and build experts. We are a team of over 100, located in EA studios across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. We pride ourselves on providing automation services to our internal customers - EA's game, engine, product, and content teams. We seek someone to join the Development and Release Engineering team (DRE) in Vancouver, Canada or remote hybrid as a Software Engineer and provide excellent services to our internal partner development teams. This engineer will report to the DRE Mobile Engineering Manager.


  • You will implement internal CI/CD improvement initiatives

  • You will maintain build automation pipelines

  • Collaborate with partner teams to expand and maintain build infrastructure environments

  • You can identify gaps/toil within build & automation workflows and implement automated scalable, reliable and repeatable solutions

  • Monitor and address automated systems issues

  • You will contribute to internal frameworks


Engineering skills:

  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer

  • Proficient in object-oriented/scripting languages (e.g C#, Java, Groovy, Python, Ruby)

  • Proficient in implementing CI/CD pipelines (e.g Jenkins, GitLab CI)

  • Configuration management tools (e.g Chef, Ansible, Terraform)

  • Cloud platforms (e.g AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Containerization technologies (e.g Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Secrets management tools (e.g Vault)

  • Artifact repositories (e.g Artifactory, NPM, NuGet)

  • Source control management tools (e.g Perforce, Git)

  • Virtualization environments and tools (e.g VMs, vSphere)

Soft skills:

  • Desire to collaborate

  • Familiar with Agile methodology and Jira

  • Manage tasks responsibilities

  • Learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions

  • Be the point of contact for one or more titles


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 $63,350 - $108,550 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.