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Technical Product Managers combine deep technical knowledge and experience with product leadership capabilities to enable Riot Games to deliver key products and supporting systems to players. You will develop and execute product strategies on Riot's products and technologies while leading diverse teams to deliver creative solutions to our most difficult technical challenges.

As a Senior Technical Product Manager on Project L’s Build, Readiness, and Shared Technology (BuRST) team, you will work with a set of technologists, representing a broad set of disciplines, to deliver technology products and services that help the game development team move faster and do more, with higher confidence. The technical foundations team of Project L, BuRST provides build, testing, and release automation tools, data engineering services, and solutioning around cross-cutting technical problems faced by the game developers. This role will need to partner across the breadth of Project L’s development team to learn from customers, identify opportunities, prioritize, and execute in partnership with the production and technical leadership of BuRST. This role will report to the Product Engineering Lead of Project L. 


  • Build and maintain the long-term vision and strategy for the products and services offered by the group, continually educated by the state of the game’s development
  • Define and measure goals for the group’s impact 
  • Work with Production and Engineering to determine product and technical delivery requirements, establishing and documenting the key architecture and technical criteria for development
  • Engage with our customers and partners to learn about their needs of our ecosystem and to balance effort across multiple streams of work
  • Manage multiple essential customer and partner relationships, including within the game development team, external partners, and other internal Riot teams
  • Lead collaboration across our teams, customers, and partners to guide product priorities, multi-team development of features, and stakeholder engagement

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 6+ years professional experience in product management, operations analysis, or engineering, particularly in devops, liveops, or infrastructure
  • Strategic vision experience including defining a comprehensive strategy and product roadmap, and gaining support from partners at all levels
  • Experience working directly with engineering teams to ensure the products they build meet the needs of the partners and customers that use them
  • Understands the technical effects of decisions and product change impact
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, with demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with the technologies, processes, and operations of game development teams
  • Familiarity with game DevOps problems - CI/CT/CD of game clients and services, internal and external release management, multiregional and multilingual deployments, live service delivery pipelines
  • Experience supporting distributed development teams (both leading such a team, and having such a team as your customer)
  • Experience working with data engineering, analysis, and science functions

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about players' experiences, this could be your role!

Our Perks:

Riot focuses on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy and 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.


  • (Los Angeles Only) Base salary range between $178,500.00 - $249,900.00 USD + incentive compensation + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.
It’s 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 (LAMC 189.00).