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Job Description:

Who you are:

  • Attentive Leader: Passionate about people management. Set career growth expectations for individuals on your team and mentor them to meet those expectations, including writing and delivering reviews.
  • A Force Multiplier: You understand how to empower engineers on your team to learn, grow, and scale.
  • Calm under pressure: You exude calm in even the toughest of situations. When things get spicy, you work as a cooler to help the team reach a solution.
  • Immersed in platform building: You have experience with and a passion for building backend services in support of data driven, scalable gameplay systems.
  • Adaptable: You are comfortable with switching gears between optimization, break/fix, and development and understand the need for rapid re-prioritization.
  • Quality Aware: You know and care how your team’s code affects cost, reliability and maintainability.

Some of your role:

  • Manage a team of 3-6 engineers through a combination of coaching, mentoring,  direction-setting, and hands-on engineering
  • Performance management including writing and delivering reviews
  • Work closely with Product Owners and Project Managers to prioritize, break down, and select  work for your team
  • Work closely with gameplay and systems engineers and transform their feature requests into well specified deliverables.
  • Architect, plan and review implementations of web services and tooling written in Golang and Python.
  • Create detailed and highly-accessible documentation for both technical and non-technical stakeholders

Essential Traits:

  • 6+ years of professional programming experience in systems languages (Golang, C++, Java, Rust)
  • 6+ years working on scaled backend services and infrastructure.
  • 2+ years as a manager or in a similar leadership role
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, observability, software development lifecycle and cloud infrastructure.

Bonus Traits: 

  • Experience working with Agile delivery
  • Experience growing a team through hiring & performance management
  • Experience managing expectations of stakeholders within large organizations
  • Experience working on Games-as-a-Service (GaaS)

Experience Level: Senior
Work From: Remote from Anywhere

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