Technical Projects Manager – Online Platform

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Production, QA and Localisation
Region:
Canada
Area:
Montreal
City:
Montreal
Posted:
24-Mar-17
Company:
Gameloft - Montreal
Job Ref:

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Join the Game!

Leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 140 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 6,000 people worldwide. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.
All trademarks referenced above are owned by their respective trademark owners.

At Gameloft Montreal, you’ll be working with the world’s best game developers. Our studio has developed, and continues to develop, hit titles that include the Dungeon Hunter, Modern Combat and Gangstar series.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will manage a team in charge of developing, supporting and maintaining in-house libraries and tools that support all the online features available within Gameloft games, such as authentication, social network interactions, messaging, multiplayer, and others. This is one of the game industry's biggest online platforms, with 17 million daily active users and nearly 10 billion requests per day across our various data centres.

The position is based at the Gameloft Montreal studio.

The main tasks consist of:

Supervising a 15-person team
Distributing work and managing multiple projects for the World Online Platform team, while collaborating with many other teams abroad
Communicating with various stakeholders (mostly outside of Montreal) about the team's issues and technical choices
Sharing information about the state of the online platform, primarily in the case of an incident
Implementing Quality Assurance: best practices for development processes, for releases on testing and production environments, as well as for general platform support
Suggesting, documenting and implementing procedures for reporting, auditing, and managing the global network

Requirements:

A minimum of 5 years of experience in technology-sector project management, combined with 3 years of experience in team management
Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and French
Excellent organisational and analytical skills, allowing high-quality projects to be delivered within tight deadlines
Creative, practical problem-solving to overcome obstacles and ensure project development
Strong ability to explain technical details to decision-makers who are less technically minded
Leadership skills, strong motivation, and bold decision-making
Client -oriented mindset
Rational and clear-headed demeanour when working under pressure
Diplomatic and able to resolve conflict

Assets:

At least 3 years of experience in software project management using agile methodologies (Scrum, Sprint)
Strong knowledge of agile methodologies
Knowledge of other foreign languages

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

What We Offer

Benefits befitting a company of our size
Vacation and personal days off
Public transportation allowances (partial reimbursement of OPUS card)
A storage room for 80 bikes
Daily snacks
A game room
A rooftop terrace

We want to get to know you!

Contact Details:
Gameloft - Montreal
Tel: 514-798-1700
Fax: 514-787-0092
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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