Engineering Manager - SDK

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.

As an engineering leader responsible for our mobile product you will drive community growth, discovery and engagement for our growing e-sports platform of developers and eAthelets.

You will own both a pair of new and growing React.js / React Native applications, both of which are set to drive innovation in the ecosystem for many years to come.

About You:

You are a proven technologist with a background and passion for engineering and have leveraged your experience to mentor and guide a team of engineers. In this role you will lead engineering delivery as you partner closely with our Mobile SDK, QA and Product organizations. 

Your work will have an impact on millions of players and developers around the globe. You are a customer focused leader who values collaboration and team empowerment. You understand the value of progress over perfection balancing strategic direction and tactical execution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire and motivate a world class team of engineers. 

  • Partner with Product to set the roadmap and drive the delivery of mobile experiences.

  • Lead and Mentor a team of talented mobile and full stack developers.

  • Partner with product owners and program managers to help plan releases and schedule development. Provide feedback and feasibility insights for proposed development features.

  • Define and deliver against department OKRs and KPI

  • Maintain and promote an inclusive, and high-performance culture, provide support for your teams’ career growth and personal development.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field or experience equivalent

  • 6+ years of professional experience in software delivery

  • 2+ years management experience leading a team of individual contributors

  • Proven track record of being results oriented with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.

  • Experience with agile software development methodologies

  • Experience delivering and managing multiple projects through their entire lifecycle

  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following: React, Ruby, Python, Java, nodejs

  • Must have knowledge and/or experience with open source technologies and impact of build/buy decisions.

  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following: ReactNative, Typescript, React, Objective-C, Java

  • Thrive in a highly collaborative and fast paced environment

  • Proven track record of being results oriented with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals.

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