Engineering Manager

Jul 07, 2022
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Engineering Manager

Requisition ID:


Job Description:

Want to be responsible for the awesome gaming experience of hundreds of millions of players? How about building a scalable platform that enables key revenue-driving and player engagement features in world-renowned games? 


We're looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to join up with the development team in Vancouver that designs, builds, runs, and evolves our in-game social, progression, rewards, and monetization services platforms for the Call of Duty franchise and other popular Activision titles. 


The Titles department is responsible for delivering large name games titles, leveraging many of the existing technologies created by Demonware and developing new online services and features to support the future of the online gaming market. The development is geared towards low-latency and large-scale distributed systems that can handle millions of concurrently connected users meaning you will have a large impact on the online and multiplayer experience for AAA multiplayer games, including Call of Duty.      


In this role, you will:    

  • Provide direction and strategy for our products. Understand what the big picture is and how to get there. 

  • Own the relationship with customers and game studios in relation to your products. Understand their needs and provide an exemplary service personally and through your team.

  • Management of goals, performance, and career advancement for direct reports. Holding reports accountable to their expected contribution for their level.

  • Provide career direction for direct and indirect reports, helping them establish a personal career path and continuously develop themselves.

  • Collaborate with the project manager to map out and deliver team objectives and priorities for the year based on company goals and studios’ requirements

  • Organize and coordinate team members to effectively work on features together and with other teams in Demonware

  • Ensure the software produced by the team achieves the quality bar we expect for our products

  • Collaborate with HR and recruitment on various people and recruitment needs


Your profile:

  • 2+ years of experience in similar leadership role (other combinations of technical skills and experience may be considered)

  • Experience working in a game studio or providing online services to game studios is a plus.

  • Ability to engage, develop, and retain high-performing engineers.

  • Willingness to travel and accommodate a flexible work schedule that includes being on-call.

  • Previous experience building and leading high-performing software development teams.

  • Expertise in effective project management processes, software development methodologies, and their application

  • Experience in Python, MySQL or Cassandra is a plus


What Demonware Offers:   

Relocation Support, generous paid vacation, RRSP matching program and top-tier medical, dental and life insurance coverage for you and your dependents and perks.    

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