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Team Kaiju - Senior Engineering Manager

    Seattle, WA

Full Time
Remote

The Role

Team Kaiju seeks a Senior Engineering Manager who can help us both grow and mentor a best-in-class engineering team, and shape a creative studio culture.

Team Kaiju is a recently formed AAA game development studio looking for someone who wants to make fun games to be played and enjoyed for years to come. We are passionate about players and about listening to their feedback to create new, compelling experiences.  Are you someone who is engaged with players, understands what keeps them captivated, and cares deeply about gaming as a medium? Are you ready to channel your passion and energy into creating long-lasting fun games for global audiences? Then, come join us in our ambitious endeavor to create extraordinary games.

As the Senior Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for managing the engineering team – from coaching and career development, to establishing and executing the team’s talent strategy. You will work closely with other studio leaders, craft directors, and HR.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the career growth of a top-tier team of engineers
  • Coach, mentor and develop the engineering team
  • Champion and evolve studio culture
  • Develop talent strategy and staffing plan for engineering discipline through all phases of production, past shipping
  • Participate in continuous improvement of studio recruiting, hiring, and onboarding practices
  • Help craft an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued
  • Collaborate with other project leads to ensure engineering team is delivering effectively
  • Grow the next generation of engineering leaders
  • Proactively identify opportunities and risks to improve the work of the team, the quality of the project, and studio knowledge as a whole
  • Occasionally own and work on a small amount of code on projects

Requirements:

  • At least 8 years of professional AAA game development experience in engineering or as a creative lead
  • Significant experience as a people manager, managing and developing a team
  • Demonstrable, outstanding management and communication capabilities
  • Proven ability to define, refine, and improve people management processes
  • A team player who knows how to get the best out of everyone on the project and not just within engineering

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Tencent:
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important, interdependent components of our workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we firmly believe that diverse voices fuel our innovation and allow us to better serve our users and the community. We foster an environment where every employee of Tencent feels supported and inspired to achieve individual and common goals.

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