Technical Product Managers at Riot combine deep technical knowledge and experience with product leadership capabilities to enable Riot to deliver key products and supporting systems to players. 

As the Principal Technical Product Manager for the Tech Vertical team, you will develop technical foundations, processes and tools that help deliver the League of Legends: Wild Rift experience to mobile players on a global scale. You will direct efforts to increase the efficiency of development, operations, and testing across Wild Rift. You will partner with Tencent and Riot stakeholders to ensure that we’re making excellent decisions for players in order to enable a global launch, sustainable global operations and a cross platform future. 

This role will require occasional travel to China.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage process for the Technology Vertical team
  • Define and drive a strategy and roadmap for the Tech Vertical team, taking into account product and technical compromises between multiple teams
  • Deliver on roadmap collaboratively with teams across Riot and Tencent in both LA and China
  • Own the problem space of cross initiative technology (client and server) and continued technical investment in development efficiency on Wild Rift 
  • Collaborate with technical subject matter experts to drive best practices in the technology that is built and the software development lifecycle
  • Define and run rituals across Riot and Tencent to ensure clear quality bars are set and technical goals are met 
  • Manage and inform stakeholders in both Riot and Tencent

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of relevant industry experience 
  • Experience developing and operating a live game service 
  • Excellent teamwork, team leadership, and communication
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Broad understanding of operational and development challenges
  • Worked with and led agile teams

Desired Qualifications:

  • Engineering background
  • Experience with mobile platforms, consoles, and/or Unity
  • Experience with DevOps, Infrastructure Operations or SRE
  • Experience with systems/services that operate at global scale
  • Mandarin fluency is a plus 
  • Experience working with geographically remote teams

Our Perks:

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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