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Manager, Software Engineering - Teamfight Tactics - Tools & Pipeline

Riot Games

Sydney, Australia 05-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As Engineering Managers, we gain organizational alignment by building a strong engineering vision and offering creative solutions to organizational design. We also serve as mentors for a team of engineers, overseeing their performance and trying to find stretch opportunities for their growth.

As a Manager, Software Engineering of the Tools & Pipeline team within Teamfight Tactics, you will work with a diverse leadership team to lead a passionate team of engineers in the development of internal and shared tools that empower all developers and collaborators to make the best game experiences for our players. In addition, you will be driving efforts toward improved workflows and efficient content creation. Teamfight Tactics is a multi-platform game; supporting PC, Android, and iOS; so cross-platform experience would be beneficial.

Responsibilities:
• Create an engineering vision with the team and key stakeholders including the Technology, Product, and Process Leads.
• Support the vision with a solid strategy including the reallocation of resources to focus on priorities.
• Operate with an emphasis on efficiency, productivity, and prioritising of the highest-value work on the team.
• Identify, interview, and hire software engineers to help teams scale.
• Mentor engineers identifying stretch opportunities for them to grow.
• Manage the health and performance of the engineering team with empathy and authenticity, building trust, and inspiring them to overcome challenges.
• Seek different perspectives to solve problems, encouraging engineers and others to contribute ideas. Ensure that decisions are grounded in thorough analysis and are free from biases.
• Provide technical expertise throughout the product life cycle including design, implementation, and delivery of features while continuously improving the software engineering quality and efficiency.
• Regularly engage with the codebase by participating in code reviews and non-critical tasks.

Required Qualifications:
• 5+ years experience as a software engineer.
• 2+ years experience directly leading an engineering team as an Engineering Manager.
• Experience with software development, including shipping one or more products on large code bases that span a range of platforms and tools.
• Experience collaborating across departments to create solutions.

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with one or more of the following technology stacks: Game/C++
• Mobile and/or multi-platform development experience.
• Experience working with other disciplines e.g. Tech Artists, Artists, Game Designers.
• Experience working with AWS Device Farm.

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about players' experiences, this could be your role!

Working closely with Riot teams globally, Riot Sydney is a powerhouse of talent, and experts in global development. Our team works on VALORANT, League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics, alongside exciting R&D and Tech projects.

If you believe that the Player Experience comes first, we want to hear from you. Our players are a diverse group from different backgrounds, and we want to see that reflected in the people who make our games, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment
Our Perks:

At Riot we strongly believe in work/life balance, and we encourage that with our open paid time off policy, paid parental leave (for both primary and secondary carers) and flexible work schedules to fit your lifestyle.

We also believe that work should be fun, we have a LAN gaming room, the latest consoles, a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your knowledge of our players and community, and all the snacks you would ever need to power through your day (even healthy snacks!).

And that's not all we offer, there's also:
• Medical, Dental and Vision Stipend
• Wellbeing Reimbursement
• We will double down on your donations of time and money to non-profits
• Employee Assistance Program
• Learning and Development opportunities

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6y4w8-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile
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.