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Manager, Software Engineering

Riot Games

Shanghai, China 04-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
As a Manager, Software Engineering on the Riot China team, you will lead a team of engineers delivering software solutions for our players in China. You'll organize, grow, and develop the team to address unique challenges that are foundational to Riot's success in our largest market. These include technical requirements for launching + operating new games in China and game-centric experiences that engage our fans wherever they are.

You'll be part of a matrixed organization with dual accountability to our Game Studios and Worldwide Publishing organizations. The role requires strong stakeholder management, both within Riot as well as with our China publishing partner, Tencent.

• Drive clarity on the team's vision, and each person's role in achieving that vision
• Support that vision with discipline in strategic planning + resource allocation
• Lead and be accountable for your team's technical design and implementation
• Set clear work expectations for your team via alignment with stakeholders
• Communicate clearly and often to your stakeholders and team
• Identify, recruit, interview, and hire software engineers
• Mentor the team, by holding a high bar for performance, ensuring every person has a personalized career growth plan, and finding stretch opportunities for them to grow
• Resolve team health issues quickly and effectively
• Uphold software engineering best practices, including design + code reviews, coding standards, tool improvements, and test/build/deploy processes
• Provide technical expertise throughout the product life cycle, including design, implementation, and delivery, while improving quality and efficiency

Required Qualifications
• BS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
• 5+ years experience in Software Engineering
• 2+ years experience managing engineers
• Strong decision-maker, who can balance long-term and short-term strategies
• Fluent in Chinese and English

Desired Qualifications
• Experience working with geographically distributed teams
• Experience working with Product, Design and Process teams
• Experience with Game Development technologies, like C++, Unity or Unreal

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0yyj6-3-236-231-61-42 in your application.

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Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, we released our debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.