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Development Director - FIFA Software Quality Assurance

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
2 days ago
Requisition Number: 168425

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

Join us in driving the next revolution in games.

We are looking for a very experienced person who is passionate about driving software and game quality to lead our FIFA products based in our Vancouver studio.

You will provide operational leadership for the Quality Verification (QV) department, made up of Management, Quality Design, Engineering and Analytics. This multi-discipline department is a component of the development and live services for our FIFA franchise. You will report to the Supervising Development Director for FIFA QV.

Your primary responsibilities will be:
  • Manage planning in all development stages from pre-pro, production, launch, and live.
  • Scope and Capacity Management across QV.
  • Overall project risk assessment and status communication to FIFA leadership.
  • Create scenarios and guide the decision-making process
  • Improve operational effectiveness of team effort by assessing current practices and incorporating new strategies.
  • Promote evolution of QV practices across FIFA products.
  • Identify opportunities to share practices, tools and analytics across Vancouver, EA Bucharest and the rest of EA.

Your primary People Management responsibilities will be:
  • Mentor and support other leaders across all disciplines; build and mentor teams.
  • Identify resourcing needs, guide and develop changes to talent, skills and practices to accomplish operational and strategic goals.
  • Coordinate talent management and succession planning.
  • Monitor and evolve talent skill mix, using training and active recruitment plans and strategies.
  • Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Experiences and Capabilities:
  • 5+ years project management or team leadership experience.
  • 3+ years of experience managing people, including managing managers
  • 3+ years of experience leading and growing large multi-discipline teams.
  • 3+ years of experience with automated testing.
  • 1+ years experience with Continuous Delivery or Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment.
  • Excellent partner management skills.
  • Understand software quality assurance and software development practices.
  • Project management skills.
  • Education requirement University degree Bachelors or equivalent professional experience.


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Company Profile:

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

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-09-16 13:52:56.557

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams' careers.

We put our people first, and we make sure they're taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn't end at the workplace-we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more.

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we're doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We're looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers-people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren't just keeping up-we're staying ahead of the game.

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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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