We are looking for a Technical Delivery Manager to lead the delivery of high-quality Riot experiences to our players in China. You’ll drive effective collaboration between Riot (LA + Shanghai) and Tencent (China) throughout the full software lifecycle, ensuring new products are designed, delivered, deployed, and operated effectively in our largest market. This role requires a unique combination of 5 competencies: business sense, technical knowledge, project management experience, interpersonal skills, and EN/CN fluency. 

As a Rioter in China, you'll join a team of internationally and culturally diverse professionals that share our prioritization of player experience, rejection of convention and maniacal passion for gaming. 

Responsibilities:

  • Align highly autonomous Riot and Tencent teams towards a shared vision and roadmap
  • Manage and track development schedules, while mitigating risks and managing tradeoffs
  • Implement agile work systems to ensure successful and sustainable product delivery
  • Create transparency and predictability via roadmaps, planning, and stakeholder management
  • Drive consensus on technical decisions, and ensure teams are staffed for high-quality results
  • Continually improve the scalability and repeatability of Riot’s delivery pipeline to Tencent

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience managing technical projects, through the full software lifecycle
  • Bachelors in CS, Math or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Fluent in Chinese and English, and can drive effective collaboration across language and culture
  • Broad technical understanding of common operational and development challenges
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong technical acumen and problem solving skills
  • Excellent teamwork and team leadership
  • Willingness to travel to China or LA, several times a year
  • Adaptable to change and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Worked with and led Agile teams

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience shipping games to China and/or collaborating with Tencent
  • Experience working with distributed teams + facilitating effective virtual meetings
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile worksystems (Kanban, Scrum, …)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project/task prioritization, and development schedules