Director of Engineering

Vancouver

Our client is the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition.

 

The gaming industry is larger than movies, music, and books, with more than 2.7 billion gamers playing monthly and 10 million developers worldwide. Mobile is the fastest-growing segment of the gaming market, expected to increase from $68 billion in 2019 to $150 billion in 2025. 

As the first publicly-traded mobile esports platform, our client has pioneered the future of the gaming industry. Their platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, our client hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide, and distributes millions in prizes each month.

Our client has also earned recognition as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, a two-time winner of CNBC’s Disruptor 50, one of Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups, and the #1 fastest-growing company in America on the Inc. 5000.

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for leading a group of top-talent engineers to build and deliver highly available, scalable cloud services.

  • Effectively collaborate with all project stakeholders i.e. Product Management and Mobile Client Engineers, resolve conflicts and manage competing priorities, to provide a complete solution.

  • Drive quarterly team’s OKRs around company goals.

  • Own the organization structure and its internal processes, define and ensure quality standards.

  • Grows and develops the competencies and skills of team members, with particular focus on developing managerial talent.

  • Defines departmental culture and mission.

  • Mobilizes team(s), establishing the tactical plans and objectives needed to accomplish these goals and ensure they are aligned with company goals and objectives.

  • Proactively advises business units regarding the development of new services and products that further support and strengthen the capabilities of the business unit. 

  • Partners with and integrates across other areas of the company, resolving conflicts and managing competing priorities, to provide a complete solution.

  • Encourage and drive initiatives which promote innovation and technical excellence

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master degree (preferred) in Computer Science or equivalent related experience in software industry 

  • 8+ years of experience managing and growing a high-performing engineering team 

  • Excellent people management skills - communication, teamwork, and leadership 

  • Ability to coach and motivate team members for their ongoing career growth 

  • Proven success leading projects in fast-paced, growing-organization environment 

  • Strong cross-functional organizational skills 

  • Experience in containerization, Kubernetes, cloud services frameworks, design and develop successful large scale distributed systems on public clouds (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Experience in operations, include running and maintaining software, operating a large public cloud deployment, creating and triaging alerts around the health and security

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

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