Engineering Manager - Unpublished R&D Product

About the Employer

Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the chance to work in many broader domains. As an Engineering Manager, you’ll predominantly offer creative solutions to organizational design. You’ll also serve as a mentor for a team of engineers, overseeing performance management, growth opportunities, and accountability.

As an Engineering Manager within Research & Development, you will report to the Engineering Director, overseeing a team of engineers on an early stage unpublished R&D product. You will be accountable for all technical decisions and help shape the product from the ground-up. In addition to leading the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with discipline and product leadership to develop strategies for improving team health and effectiveness
  • Be accountable for the technical health of product and taking an active part in its implementation
  • Build healthy relationships with other engineering teams at Riot to foster cross-team collaboration
  • Mentor engineers in best practices for the current product phase
  • Champion your sourcing and hiring processes to identify and hire engineers

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years professional experience as a software engineer working in a game development team
  • 5+ years as an Engineering Manager leading engineers
  • 3+ year(s) as a tech lead guiding the direction and implementation of a game
  • Experience recruiting candidates and growing an engineering team
  • Experience participating in technical discussions such as technical design reviews and code reviews

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with game engines (ex. Unity, Unreal Engine)

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!

Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

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