Manager, Software Engineering - Riot Data Products, Data Operations
Job Id: REQ-0006297
As an Engineering Manager within the Data as a Service organization, you will lead and collaborate with a team of Software and Infrastructure Engineers to build, maintain and support infrastructure and systems that are used by Data teams across all of Riot. The scope of systems includes tools and services to support and enable data discovery, data visualization, data lineage, governance, auditability, security & access management for our entire data ecosystem.
You will be responsible for setting technical direction, ensuring craft growth for your direct employees, and enabling a healthy team environment.
Your customers and users range from prototype-level R&D teams to feature teams on Legends of Runeterra, VALORANT, Wild Rift, Teamfight Tactics, and League of Legends. Customers also include internally facing Riot teams, such as Finance, HR, and Data Privacy.
You will report to the Senior Manager for the Data Operations team.
- Create, review, and reframe an engineering vision with the team and key stakeholders including the Technology, Product, and Process Leads.
- Support the vision with a solid strategy including the reallocation of resources to focus on priorities.
- Operate with a strong results orientation emphasizing the importance of efficiency and productivity and prioritizing the highest-value work on the team.
- Identify, recruit, interview, and hire software engineers to help teams scale effectively.
- Mentor engineers identifying stretch opportunities for them to grow.
- Manage the health and performance of the engineering team with empathy and authenticity, building trust, and inspiring them to overcome challenges.
- Seek different perspectives to solve problems, encouraging engineers and others to contribute ideas. Base your decisions on sound analysis and avoid biases.
- Provide technical expertise throughout the product life cycle including design, implementation, and delivery of features while continuously improving the software engineering quality and efficiency.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience
- Strong understanding and experience with the entire data management lifecycle
- Strong understanding and experience building reliable, scalable, and maintainable software systems.
- Experience collaborating across departments to create solutions.
For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!
We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.
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