Manager Engineering - Android

Engineering Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh


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Description

  • We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia, China and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling financial district in San Francisco. This role is located in our new, state-of-the-art, office in Hyderabad and will be a part of our global team. To learn more about Glu, follow this link: http://www.glu.com/

    As the Manager, Software Engineering you will be a balance between a tech/engineering subject matter expert, technical project manager and people leader/coach as part of a mobile gaming team. Reporting directly to the Head of the Android / Cross-platform team, you will work with QA testers and engineers to meet project deadlines, ensure that our tech solutions and processes remain the best in the industry. You will also partner with our global studios and central teams to ensure excellence in our Android porting and delivery of special projects

    Responsibilities:

    • You will be highly technical, hands-on coder and effective people manager
    • Work closely with various departments across the company, including game development teams and central technology and engineering leaders, who are responsible for many of the dependent systems required to deliver high quality games
    • Ensure that the team is meeting quality requirements on time
    • Hold your own in technical discussions, be a subject matter expert, and have strategic influence in processes and deliverables
    • Coach junior and senior members of the team to continuously improve their software development skills
    • Able to manage / motivate the team to ensure that they are meeting deadlines and goals
    • You will understand and align with the Head of the Android / Cross-platform team on designing and implementing efficient process/procedures for the tech team
    • You will understand and communicate technology and changes in the market (e.g. tech, gaming, Android, Amazon, local market changes, etc)
    • Work across engineering and QA to resolve issues and blockers so the team can meet goals efficiently and on time
    Requirements:

    • 5+ years professional game development experience
    • 2+ years working in Unity
    • Prior experience of managing a team of 4-8 engineers
    • Shipped multiple lived products Lead Developer or Lead Programmer
    • Knowledge of the technical pipeline and all the processes needed to make a game
    • Proven ability to develop and ship high quality mobile games
    • Experience with cross-platform app development with an emphasis in Android
    • Excellent programming skills in a relevant language (C, C++, C#, Java)
    • Experience in mobile game client development
    • BS Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • MS in Computer Science is a plus
    • Experience is a fast paced, agile, ever changing work environment is a must
    • Experience in gaming is a plus
    • Prior experience with a global team is preferred
    • Ability to work flexible hours and work with a global team is a mus