Bethesda Softworks is looking for an exceptional engineering leader to be accountable for the technical direction and implementation of an enterprise level digital distribution and gaming platform. The successful candidate will make strategic decisions on the technologies being used and the manner in which they are being implemented. They will also manage the engineering organization and be responsible for driving technical standards and capabilities to a higher level and ensuring that the platform has a coherent and world class technical underpinning. The position will hold a key place on the platform leadership team.
Accountable for enterprise technology choices and implementation strategies in order to deliver business and gamer value through the platform.
Communicate with technical and non-technical business leaders on risks, roadmaps, and strategy.
Manage the technical development, architecture, deployment and launch of a large-scale game platform with functionality ranging from account management, e-commerce, community and marketing, web services and game specific functionality.
Lead and manage the technical team to build it into a high performing group able to operate in an evolving technology environment.
Consult widely across the corporate business units and game studios in order to ensure technology adoption in line with the vision of the Bethesda Softworks platform.
Set and implement engineering standards and best practices across the team and drive through improvements where necessary.
Embrace and build upon a culture of continuous improvement in all engineering processes and teams.
Extensive, successful experience working in the games or digital platform industries in a senior engineering capacity with strong skills in enterprise level technology service development.
Proven capability operating and working with Board level stakeholders.
Proven success leading large teams of engineers and their leads.
A strong drive to develop adoption of automation/release-management in a 24/7 environment.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple technical projects with changing priorities in an agile environment.
Demonstrated ownership of multiple projects through a full development life cycle.
Extensive understanding of browser, CDN, caching, backend services, and deployment technologies.
Experience with public cloud and private datacenters and application deployments.
Passion for learning new technologies and trends, and the ability to choose appropriately between time-tested and emerging technologies.
Experience dealing with both on-site and remote engineers.
Ability to communicate risks, strategies and plans to non-technical leaders.