Development Manager (6 month contract)

May 23, 2024
Stockholm, Sweden
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Contract
... Office work

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

The Battlefield Technology is home to remarkable technical talent building Battlefield tools and technology on EA's proprietary game engine, Frostbite. We aim to empower engineering and content creation with a myriad of tools and workflows, while empowering the multi-studio distributed development team to create connected experiences for Battlefield fans around the world. Our people are the backbone and driving force to our creative products, and that's why we're dedicated to providing everyone the chance to express themselves and be their very best as we work towards a common cause. Join us!

 

We’re looking for a Development Manager, reporting to the lead Development Director of Atlas, our stability team in Stockholm. Primarily, you'll...

  • Understand, follow and use established development processes/practices used by their team.
  • Participates in process optimization tasks as directed by their managers. 
  • Looks for roadblocks or inefficiencies, and surfaces these as opportunities for improvement.
  • Prioritizes and updates tasks and schedules, resolving roadblocks for their team
  • Works with functional leads to prioritize short-term work for teams, updates task status and progress. 
  • Recognizes problems at an early stage, applies creativity and lessons learned to solve problems.
  • Gathers and disseminates facts across/from/to multiple teams to ensure alignment of information
  • Partners closely with counterparts at other physical locations internal or external to EA to understand the challenges and concerns being faced on their side.
  • Works on day to day tasks and is an active presence on the "floor" for all team members engaged with virtual team members
  • Identifies conflicts and escalates with proposed solutions.
  • Not afraid to ask for help and does so in a timely manner.
  • Consistently demonstrates active listening skills and allows other members of a team to provide input.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years experience in software project management
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Agile certification preferred
  • Excellent spoken and written communication in English
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