Full Time Job

Development Manager

Electronic Arts

Redwood City, CA 06-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Development Manager

At our core, Electronic Arts is a game maker that connects hundreds of millions of players from around the globe to some of the world's greatest games. As such, we're constantly improving and are now hiring for a unique opportunity at the intersection of sports, lifestyle, and culture. You will join a small, and diverse team with a bold vision! We're looking for leaders who value collaboration, and can step out of their swimlanes when needed, to help bring this opportunity to life.

In your role as Development Manager, you will manage a remote first Development team, which means you will be the scrum master managing risks and building schedules, communicating progress, partnering with both internal and external partners, supporting the team by removing roadblocks, and helping build team culture and health.

This job is open to remote-friendly candidates.

You're someone who has:

Managed teams using Agile and Scrum methodologies
Guided teams through continuous improvement
Collaborated with other disciplines to develop schedules based on project goals
Established regular communication with the team and important partners to provide project status updates
Developed and maintained project and team KPI's that track project performance
Resolved team conflict and communication problems
Worked with leadership and led teams in execution against milestones and important deliverables
Managed dependencies and priorities
Managed and communicated risks
Maintained calm. You know how to motivate and energize your teams.
Most notably you'll have a rare mix of leadership and collaboration that helps guide teams to achieve their goals

You also bring the following skills or experiences to our team:

7+ years experience working within technology industries with a technical background
7+ years experience in project management
Strong leadership skills: challenge and influence a variety of stakeholders
Excellent change management skills, i.e., comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, yet able to set priorities and build on commitments

Experience as a motivated scrum master

Experience in online services or the gaming industry is desirable

Experience with Jira and Confluence

Project and risk management
A passion for continuous improvement
In a typical week, the Development Manager could …

Play the scrum master role on one or more scrum teams
Work with team leads to build roadmap and plans
Manage dependencies across multiple teams/partners
Build plans and schedules for new releases and communicating outward
Manage team budgets and risks
Guide the team to iterate and improve process

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7nvjq-18-204-2-146-42 in your application.

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Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.