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Gaming: EA needs a WinCE software engineer

August 27, 2008 12:55 IST

What: EA Mobile has an opportunity for a WinCE Software Engineer. You will work with the EA studio engineering team to develop high quality mobile games, deploying and localising existing games for the Global markets. In this role, your demonstrated technical skills and game industry experience will be called upon to help deliver highest quality mobile games.

Primary responsibilities

~ Work with the deployment team leader to ensure compatibility of developed games with a selected set of Windows Mobile devices

~ Work with the deployment team leader to ensure our games correctly handle various localisations and prepare them for this if necessary

Role requirements

~ Engineering/ Computer Science Degree

~ 3+ years software development experience

~ 2+ years software development experience within the video game industry (or related) with a broad understanding of game development practices

~ Excellent C/ C++ programming skills

~ Programming experience on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0

~ Experience in network programming

~ Experience in designing, coding, supporting complex software projects

~ Strong debugging ability, able to detect defects and bad software practices and to propose improvements

~ Experience in improving and maintaining existing code, while following coding standards

~ Knowledge of design patterns

~ Highly proactive with an ability to think outside of the box

~ Detail-oriented and driven by results

~ Effective time management

~ Excellent problem solving skills

~ Excellent communication skills

Experience with any of the following is a plus

~ Knowledge of Pocket PC and Smartphone SDKs

~ Programming experience with eVC

~ Development experience with Symbian or BREW

~ Development experience with C# and its .NET Compact Framework on Windows Mobile 5.0

~ Development experience with VC++ (MFC & Win 32), J2ME or eVB

~ Creating development tools

~ OpenGL ES and rendering techniques, plug-ins / exporters for 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max, etc.)

Location: Hyderabad, India

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