Full Time Job

Technical Program Manager - Infrastructure Platform

Riot Games

Dublin, Germany 11-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
As the Technical Program Manager III for the Cloud Infrastructure Engineering team on the Core Infrastructure team, you will oversee the development and improvements of Cloud platform services supporting Riot infrastructure, enabling internal and external teams to operate cloud environments with tools that ensure reliable and repeatable processes to be executed through automation. You will work with the engineers on your team to plan and deliver to commitments while handling emergent requests. You will assess needs from and help bridge gaps between other teams, both technical and nontechnical, inside and outside of Riot, having to interact and plan with external vendors on dependencies and deliverables.

You will plan deliverables for Riot Infrastructure using project management skills with passion to ensure game teams and internal customers will have their requests fulfilled with quality and on time. You will report to the Core Infrastructure Leadership Team, making sure you and your teammates have the resources, time, and support necessary to be successful.

Responsibilities:
• Manage and Implement work Agile systems to ensure successful and sustainable delivery
• Manage delivery schedules and emergent tasks, while mitigating risks and managing tradeoffs and eliminating blockers
• Create transparency and predictability with roadmaps, planning, and partner management
• Promote alignment on technical decisions, and ensure teams are staffed for high-quality results
• Improve the scalability and repeatability of delivery pipeline for the Riot infrastructure
• Set and embody the team culture and standards consistent with Riot values
• Build relationships across the Production discipline, including personally and for the team
• Support Engineering Managers with team performance indicators to access teams needs and capacity.
• Additional responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications:
• 5+ years experience managing technical projects focused on Software development or IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)
• Broad technical understanding of common development and automation challenges
• Experience with cloud technologies and projects (AWS)
• Experience working with distributed teams and facilitating virtual meetings
• Excellent knowledge of Agile work systems (Kanban, Scrum, Agile at Scale) and measuring success through metrics
• Experience managing multiple stakeholders and dependencies
• Bachelors in CS, Math or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with cloud infrastructure, containerized services, and microservice architectures
• Experience with continuous integration & deployment flow.
• Certifications in project management (PMP, SCRUM, SAFe)
• Prior success developing productive working relationships with team members, colleagues, and all customers.
• Can promote collaboration across geographically distributed teams with different cultures
• Experience with JIRA

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position.
Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

Let's Thrive Together:

Because together we are better

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games. We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we're excited to hear from you. Don't be discouraged if you feel you don't fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there's always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you! Don't forget to include a resume. We receive many applications, but we'll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you Dare to Dream and Execute with Excellence.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7k519-54-227-97-219-42 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.