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Engineering Manager - Team China Tech Riot Games
Los Angeles, CA

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About Riot Games

Job Description

Riot Games was founded in 2006 by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill with the intent to change the way video games are made and supported for players. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to worldwide acclaim. The game has since gone on to become the most played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports. Players are the foundation of our community and it's for them we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience. Riot Games is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA and has 23 offices worldwide.

Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As an Engineering Manager, you'll offer creative solutions to organizational design. You'll also serve as a mentor for a wide range of engineers, overseeing performance management, growth opportunities, and instilling balanced accountability models for performance.

As the Engineering Manager in our Los Angeles office, you'll build + lead an Engineering team delivering value to Riot's largest player base, China. You'll drive 2 key strategic initiatives that require deep technical skills and the ability to drive cross-company collaboration between Riot + Tencent:

* Deliver high-quality products + experiences for millions of CN players
* Engineer products that support + scale our China business

Responsibilities:

* Lead + develop a team of Engineers to a premier standard (People Leadership)
* Ensure the team has a sound technical vision + roadmap (Craft Leadership).
* Use your gamer empathy to inform strong technical decision-making (Product Sense).
* Be responsible for the health + performance management of your team.
* Actively recruit + interview the best talent for your team.
* Participate in Code Reviews for technical work.
* Mentor and Lead your team in developing mature and professional engineering practices.
* Hold your team accountable for delivering + maintaining the high quality of their software.

Desired Qualifications:

* Technical prowess: Broad theoretical knowledge + practical application of Software Engineering and Site Reliability Engineering principles to global-scale distributed systems. You've spent 7+ years taking on serious engineering challenges, both as a developer and as an operator of critical Production systems.
* Experienced engineering leader: You have 5+ years of experience in Engineering Management, and are passionate about growing your team's capabilities + impact. You use a systematic approach to coach your team, and hold them accountable for their growth. You've effectively participated in the full hiring manager lifecycle, from hiring + recruiting, to performance management, to comp and performance planning.
* Problem solver: You're able to quickly resolve issues with people, process and technologies. You use empathy to build and repair relationships across teams and products. You remove roadblocks for your teams, and give them the tools they need to be effective.
* Clear communicator: You drive clarity in communication, by being concise and articulate. You listen well, you build positive relationships with partners, and bring visibility to technical decisions made on your team to the broader company. You're fluent in Chinese and English, and can drive effective collaboration with Chinese-speaking engineers.
* Strong decision-maker: You have a rigorous framework for making decisions in ambiguity. You make trade-offs explicit, when balancing the long-term strategies and short-term tactics. You know when to call for help.

Applicable Technologies:

* Modern programming language (Go, Python, Java, Ruby, ...)
* Building + designing RESTful API interfaces
* Common data persistence + communication technologies (SQL, NoSQL, Message Queue)
* Best practices for building large-scale, highly-available distributed systems

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).

About Riot Games

Riot Games is a global company that develops online games.

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