Chief Technology Officer

Mar 27, 2024
Kraków, Poland
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Chief Technology Officer

Requisition ID:

R022824

Job Description:

Your Mission

Activision is seeking a Chief Technology Officer to oversee all aspects of technology in development of AAA games. This person will build and lead an engineering team to create the next generation of technology. They will inspire the team to maximize our players’ enjoyment, and they will be the face of technology – both internally and to their peers across Activision. They will have full responsibility for all technology developed.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:   

  • Engineering background in AAA games in the console and PC space.
  • Experience in engineering leadership of game development.
  • Deep understanding of multiple areas of development, including runtime, tooling, and online services.
  • A track record of delivering technology in a shared authoring environment.
  • Excellent and persuasive communicator, able to represent the studio in both private and public spheres.
  • The capacity to build trust in a large organization with many independent units.
  • A desire and ability to mentor and grow a team of software developers.
  • An interest in spending some portion of time hands on, building technology directly.
  • A love of games.

Player Profile

  • Experience growing a game engineering team from scratch.
  • Strong knowledge of C++ programming and practices.
  • Experience with Lua and Python.
  • Excellent debugging and performance analysis skills.
  • Experience architecting and debugging threaded systems.
  • Strong design sensibilities in UX and/or game design.
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