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Engineering Manager, Payments

Engineering Toronto, Canada

Position at Zynga

Come join the team at Zynga making an impact across all of the company’s games - Central Technology!  We focus on shared client & server tech that drives the underlying gameplay experience.  We’re looking for exceptional leaders with a passion for technology and the ability to work with a diverse team.  The Engineering Manager will be responsible for leading a team of software engineers to design, develop and maintain Zynga’s core Payments platform, which enables seamless integration with app stores and payments processing providers. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Directly manage and lead a team of software engineers working on Zynga’s core Payments technology platform

  • Lead by example to help design, architect, implement and review code changes

  • Use monitoring tools and on-call procedures to reliably operate existing live services and leverage metrics to track improvements over time

  • Enable the team to succeed by identifying gaps, improving engineering process and providing growth opportunities

  • Handle career progression and implement development plans that keep individuals motivated and engaged

  • Collaborate closely with other technical leaders in Central Technology and across disciplines to drive best practices and positive team culture

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience directly managing teams of software engineers

  • 6+ years of prior hands-on software development experience

  • Familiarity with multiple programming languages and platforms (Java, C#, C++ and/or Go)

  • Solid understanding of standard methodologies for engineering process, code quality, build/release pipelines, security and live operations

  • Familiarity with agile development methods and tools

  • Familiarity with Compliance / Regulatory requirements a plus

  • Experience with iOS, Android, Unity or Unreal a plus

  • Experience with cloud technologies (VMs, Kubernetes, serverless, etc.) a plus

  • Proven track record to empower teams, mentor individuals and operate effectively in a fast-paced, high-energy environment 

What we offer you:

  • Zynga Stock RSUs and Bonus Plan

  • Full medical, dental, vision benefits as well as life insurance

  • Catered lunch daily

  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave

  • Open vacation policy for many employees

  • Flexible working hours on many teams

  • Casual dress every single day

  • Work with cool people!

Zynga is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of our diverse community; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome candidates, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds. Join us!

Zynga will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Zynga is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need an accommodation during the interview process, please let us know.