Full Time Job

IT Producer

Epic Games

Novi Sad, Serbia 05-21-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Engineering at Epic

What we do

Create and maintain a proactive and stable IT environment as well as provide IT support to our Epic people. You will be empowered to shape processes that deliver optimized IT service across our business. Work with emerging technologies while enabling IT success for everyone. By being deeply embedded as a local IT for the 3Lateral/Cubic Motion team (Digital Human Initiative), you would evaluate initiative business needs and determine how it can be supported by leveraging software, hardware or infrastructure and make sure that they are in alignment with the rest of the company.

What you'll do

We are looking for an IT project manager (producer) to provide project management guidance while creating and aligning multiple projects in parallel. This role will include aligning high profile projects across multiple stakeholders. This person will be embedded with the technical Digital Human Initiative (DHI) IT team members, working to identify and establish priorities, scope, target completion and present status on a regular basis. This role will drive DHI IT initiatives and liaise with key stakeholders to ensure closure. This individual will be actively managing and prioritizing the team's backlog in alignment with the Lead System Engineer, other team leads and Epic IT producers. This role requires the ability to work with multiple priorities in parallel while ensuring deadlines are met.

In this role, you will
• Intake of various projects that require the participation of DHI IT team
• Act as DHI IT point of contact for external teams
• Liaise with multiple stakeholders to: establish priorities, project scope, estimate delivery dates and document status updates
• Ensure that high profile DHI IT initiatives are completed within the allotted time.
• Develop and manage schedules for projects, ensuring alignment with teams parallel priorities
• Collaborate with team leads to identify key milestones, deliverables, and costs
• Effectively communicate roadblocks and milestones with management
• Create and deliver informative, well-organized, and impactful presentations
• Create project plans, reports, budgets proposals and other documents
• Coordinate with counterparts around the world to deliver DHI IT product launches and integrations
• Track action items/meeting notes from team meetings
• Manage the team's backlog and prioritize tasking based on input from the Lead System Engineer and other team leads
• Work closely with Project Owner to develop detailed project plans, monitor project progress to ensure it stays on track and meets deadlines.
• Work with project management process implementation, actively identify process gaps and improvement opportunities, participants in continuous process improvement.

What we're looking for
• 5+ years of Project Management experience
• Degree in Software Technology, Engineering, IT or Information Security
• Solid understanding in the areas of IT technologies
• Ability to effectively identify and communicate roadblocks as well as mitigating minor delays
• Ability to adapt and be effective in a highly dynamic environment
• Excellent written/ verbal communication skills
• Comfortable working on ambiguous projects or limited data
• Excellent time management and organizational skills and experience establishing guidelines in these areas for others
• Experience with the software development life cycle and the ability to manage projects using proven methodologies (Agile, Kanban, Waterfall, hybrid, etc.)
• Experience using Atlassian Jira and Confluence
• Demonstrated adaptability and capability to manage multiple priorities in parallel

Nice to have skills
• Knowledge of gaming industry terms and standards is a plus
• Knowledge of computer vision concepts is a strong plus
• Previous working experience as IT Engineer or Software Developer
• PMP Certification

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv12o7-3-236-98-69-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.