Senior Director of Engineering -
Stockholm, Sweden | Leading Media / Entertainment Company
Industry:Media / Entertainment
IT / Information Technology
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Lead the Frostbite Stockholm engineering team in developing and deploying EA’s FrostbiteTMgame engine that’s at the heart of EA’s top HD games.
Execute & deliver new Frostbite engine innovations at scale for EA games
Utilize your extensive software engineering knowledge and management skills as your team develops new features and game development tooling workflows for advanced 3D graphics and other core game engine technologies.
Work closely with product managers to influence the future roadmap for Frostbite.
Shape people’s careers as you mentor your team to help them build great products and reach their full potential.
Build and nurture our world-class game engine team in Stockholm, Sweden, by driving engineering culture and best practices
Be reporting directly to the Frostbite GM,.
Required Skills / Experience
At least 15+ years of experience leading junior to senior level software engineers, in a professional software engineering team that uses the DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and/or Agile development practices
At least 3+ years of experience in managing managers, influencing through others to grow talent, build culture and drive change
Substantial technical background with a proven track record of leading teams to develop and deploy large-scale software with commercial production quality. Experience with game engines, game development tools and/or related game technology development is a plus.
Demonstrated ability to take high-level direction, work through ambiguity under tight time constraints, and manage team execution within an iterative software development model
Experience with software application lifecycle management (ALM) suites, e.g. Jira, MS Project, AgileCraft, etc. for tracking software engineering deliverables
Excellent communication skills, outstanding integrity and charisma as needed to inspire engineers to follow your lead on challenging projectsas well as diplomacy and collaboration skills to effectively represent the Stockholm team globally within Frostbite and EA
Willingness to collaborate across time zones, with an openness to international travel as needed, to support the globally distributed development team and contribute to the business strategies
MS Computer Science or similar technical undergraduate degree