Technical Project Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Production
Region:
Ireland
Area:
Dublin
City:
Dublin
Posted:
16-Oct-18
Company:
Demonware
Job Ref:
1089656200

Demonware provides online software and services for gaming. We design, develop, and host customized services such as matchmaking, microtransactions, player profiles, leaderboards, and data analytics for over 100 games, including some of the world's most popular video game franchises like Call of Duty, Destiny, Guitar Hero, and Skylanders.

We are a technology-driven company with a commitment to openness. This means collaborating to solve problems, the freedom to talk to anyone, and that the best idea wins. As an independently-run subsidiary of Activision-Blizzard, we have the freedom to maintain the feel of a startup culture, but one with the resources and backing of a multinational corporation.

Position Summary:

The senior project manager at Demonware will take ownership of multiple large scale, complex projects/initiatives. They are responsible for ensuring our teams deliver features to our customers on schedule while achieving the necessary requirements for functionality and quality. They are a primary point of contact for internal and external project stakeholders and executives, while also champions for quality of life and well-being of their project teams.

Responsibilities:


Lead your team: Inspire and motivate your engineering team to achieve the deliverables you help them plan, scope and execute. Encourage an environment of ownership and accountability. Support our customers: Establish rock solid relationships with studio customers and ensure their requirements and timelines are properly accounted for in our planning. They should feel like you and your engineering team are an extension of the studio


Work effectively: Apply and adapt Demonware tools and processes to ensure project standards, grow and improve these tools to suit your needs


Mentor your peers: Contribute to Project Management best practices and tools, provide mentorship and guidance to other project managers


Stay one step ahead: Pro-actively manage project issues, risks, and change, keeping team on-task, projecting milestones & deliverables to spec. Be able to easily quantify the impact of changing requirements and timelines


Manage up: Represent the team's project plan and timelines to senior management and effectively escalate up when blockers or resource demands require it


Skills requirements:


5+ years of project management experience, preferably in a dynamic and technical environment


Scrum Master certification or equivalent educational degree or certificate


Comfortable working in engineering environment, understands terminology and can clearly communicate technical information to stakeholders and customers


Highly skilled in project management methodologies, especially Agile, and able to apply and adapt process to suit team, organizational, and project necessities


Experience in dealing with senior levels in organizations both internally and externally to report risk and get resolution to issues


Excellent communication and problem solving skills


Positive, professional attitude and strong interpersonal skills


Strong time management and organisation skills, with ability to focus on priorities & risk assessment


Ability to fit into a dynamic, creative team environment


Ability to travel multiple times throughout the year


Gets things done


What Demonware offers:


An excellent salary, with annual performance reviews and discretionary bonuses


5 weeks of vacation, standard


Pension matching and contributions


Top-tier medical, dental, and life insurance coverage


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
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Contact: Recruitment Team
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