Development Manager

Apr 15, 2023
Seoul, South Korea
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

EA Sports DevOps Project Manager (Development Manager)

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including EA SPORTS Madden NFLFCNHLNBA LIVE, and UFC.

The Challenge Ahead: 

We are looking for a Project and People Manager who will play an important role in our leadership team. You understand that development and operations are one entity, and that DevOps is all about making the business successful by delivering value to the customer faster and in a reliable way. You will manage project and resource planning, balance scope with capacity, track progress, implement and improve processes, mitigate risks, and manage the careers of your direct reports. You are a master of operations capabilities and aim to ensure that the Player experience is excellent. You know how to nurture a healthy team and can inspire and motivate team members to make a difference. You know how to build collaborative, high functioning relationships with development teams and central services partners.



  • Manage a team of DevOps engineers which is part of a global team in a “follow-the-sun” setup
  • Lead project planning sessions and follow-up on progress using Agile best practices
  • Create project schedules and align with the development and central teams from one project phase to the next while ensuring quality, collaboration, and communication
  • Ensure deadlines are met and regularly communicate status and risks with the project team and project partners
  • Mitigate risks for areas of ownership, be the point of escalation for conflict management, risk identification and develop mitigation strategies
  • Build and evolve a team; identify resourcing needs, provide challenges and developmental opportunities to ensure that all employees reach their potential

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of operations and leadership experience with the ability to challenge and inspire (including team motivation, development and performance management)
  • You will have in-depth knowledge of project management acquired from 4+ years experience in project management ideally on AAA game franchises or similar software development projects.
  • Experience in managing a large project by applying Agile principles and practices.
  • Experience in solving complex problems where analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation of several factors
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