Engineering Manager - Application Platform & Gateway

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development
Region:
Ireland
Area:
Dublin
City:
Dublin
Posted:
20-Nov-17
Company:
Demonware
Job Ref:
PRO0001TA

Details

Demonware creates and provides the online services behind hugely popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty and Skylanders. We provide matchmaking, microtransactions, storage, and account management services for almost half a billion users. Demonware has offices in Dublin, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Shanghai, China, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.

Team Summary:


Demonware's Platform department builds and operates a robust game service platform for Demonware and Activision Publishing. Teams in Demonware depend on the platform to build, deploy and operate their services. For them to meet their commitments not only does the platform need a rich feature set, it also needs to be stable and reliable.


Responsibilities:



Provide direction and strategy for our app platform, gateway and client code teams. Understand what the big picture is and how to get there



Own the relationship with customers and game studios in relation to our core client code.



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 and tech leads to map out and deliver team objectives and priorities



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



Contribute to the leadership of the platform department, contributing to strategy, department structure, inter-departmental relationships etc.

Requirements:


At least 5 years of experience in a leadership role



Experience designing, developing, and supporting scalable services in production



Ability to own the day-to-day fundamentals of engineering projects with minimal supervision



Ability to engage, develop, motivate and retain high-performing engineers



Willingness to travel and accommodate a flexible work schedule that may include being on-call



Ability to own and steer technical direction for multiple technology projects with minimal supervision



Previous experience building and leading multiple high-performing software development teams



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



Proven experience in personnel management



Experience in Python, C++, Erlang or MySQL is a plus

What Demonware Offers:


An excellent salary



25 days holidays



Annual bonus program



Annual pay review



Pension matching contributions



Top-tier healthcare for you and your family



Life insurance coverage



Free Activision Games



Snacks 24/7



Flexible working practices, based on the belief that the quality of your work is not dependent on the number of hours sitting behind a desk



A culture that emphasizes continual learning and improvement, with opportunities for career progression, travel, and a commitment to open source

Demonware by the numbers:


469+ million gamers


3.2+ million concurrent online gamers



100+ games



300,000 requests per second at peak



Average query response time of



630,000+ metrics a minute



132 billion+ API calls per month

Contact Details:
Demonware
Tel: -
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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