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Software Engineer Intern / Sports Equipment

EA Sports

Software Engineer Intern (Summer 2020)

Must be available for a full-time paid internship between May and August 2020 in Orlando, FL - USA**

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs and cross-platform digital experiences. We create connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, PGA TOUR® golf, and EA SPORTS UFC. For more information about us, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit

Role Overview: As a Software Engineer Intern, you will oversee feature development, bug fixing, maintain existing code, and implement creative solutions for our teams' daily challenges.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and test our C++ client and server-side code running on multiple gaming platforms
  • Implement and improve our online systems, services, and tools
  • Collaborate with games security team and data scientists on security features, bugs, and anomalies
  • Interface between server engineers and UI engineers to develop features and services
  • Partner with internal departments and vendors/hosting providers to manage our server infrastructure
  • Develop load/stress testing scripts and infrastructure

Role Requirements:

  • You are enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's program and are slated to graduate after Summer 2020 (i.e. Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and beyond)
  • You are proficient in a programming language (C++ is desired)
  • You have some experience implementing a Live Service or working with an e-commerce system
  • You have knowledge of load testing, stress testing, and object-oriented design and implementation (Visual Studio, Perforce, Jira)
  • You can test, debug, and extend the code of others competently
  • You are energetic and motivated about overcoming challenges and solving problems
  • You ask clarifying questions and present clear thoughts on your visions and ideas

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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