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Sr. Engineering Manager - Unpublished Fighting Game

Company: Riot Games
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As an Engineering Manager, youll pioneer innovative ideas around product strategy. Youll also serve as an advisor to other managers, supporting plans to improve organizational design and structure.

Project L is Riot's League-IP take on a competitive fighting game. As a Senior Engineering Manager on the R&D team responsible for helping Riot build and deliver a brand new fighting game, you will report to the Engineering Director, overseeing a team of engineers responsible for the build systems, release readiness activities, and shared technology used by the rest of the game development team. You will manage all technical decisions within your scope and help shape the product.


  • Manage teams of 6-10 engineers ranging from associate to principal.
  • Support a team working collaboratively with product, delivery, technical, and quality leads.
  • Help us with design, code and release processes for the products and solutions produced on your team.
  • Mentor software engineers, building career paths with them to help meet their goals.
  • Design the team makeup so that it has the skills and staff needed for our goals.
  • Ensure what we are building is serving our customers long-term goals.
    Required Qualifications
    • 5+ years as an Engineering Manager/Director of Engineering
    • 6+ years professional experience as a software engineer.
    • Expertise with continuous development and deployments of large-scale systems.
    • Expertise in project management, prioritization frameworks and guiding investment strategies in people and systems.
      Desired Qualifications
      • Experience in game development
      • Experience leading an engineering team operating a high-traffic game or other consumer product
      • Experience leading DevOps, SRE, architecture and/or data-related efforts
      • Experience leading content/game engine support teams
      • Familiarity with working with central technology teams, influencing central technology roadmaps, and contributing tech to central stewardship
      • Experience managing external vendors and technology partners
        Our Perks

        Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

        Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

        Its our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.by Jobble

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