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Senior Engineering Manager - Game Systems Microsoft
Redmond, WA

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343 Industries, the studio developing titles in the Halo universe, is looking for a talented Senior Engineering Manager to join our team working on the next installment in our franchise… Halo Infinite!

At 343 Industries, our mission is to inspire heroes and deliver wonder. We strive to elevate and amplify each other. The Core Game Systems team is responsible for developing the Slipspace engine and game systems features empowering designers and engineers to deliver Halo Infinite. The team partners with many engineering groups to power our new Slipspace Engine.

While this role will not be expected to write code, we expect a candidate to have a successful history of individual contribution.

343 Industries has developed a set of key studio values which simultaneously define, shape, and drive our workplace: Candidates are expected to be familiar with these values and should be prepared to demonstrate ways in which they reflect this vision.

8+ years professional software development experience

4+ years of engineering leadership

Experience building streaming game technologies

Experience working with legacy codebases

Solid understanding of game engines, pipelines and workflows

Demonstrated history of effective communication in dynamic environments

Strong leadership and team coordination skills

A focus on enabling others


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


Manage a team of 10-12 engineers

Plan and coordinate with team to deliver essential game systems

Collaborate with engineers, artists and designers to identify requirements

Bring clarity and manage complex dependencies

Develop and manage the capacity plan of the team

Support the career and performance of those on the team

Ensure 343 and Microsoft values are followed across the team

Work with architects to establish long term development goals

Responsible for hiring goals for the team

Bring energy to driving features forward

Communicate effectively with differing audiences

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