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Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Los Angeles, CA
30 Jun 2020

Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the chance to work in many broader domains. As a Senior Manager, Software Engineering in Live Services, you will oversee the health and performance of the Engineering Discipline across Riot's Live Services group. You will work with other discipline leads in leading various teams of developers in pursuit of our product goals. You will also be accountable for the organizational leadership of all engineers working in Live Services. You will hire to grow the team as Riot matures in operating multiple games and will coach managers on the team to create an effective and inclusive work environment.

Manage a group of over 20 software engineers ranging from associate to people managers
Partner with your Tech Lead to provide technical direction to Live Services engineering teams
Create a diverse and inclusive team where all members feel they have a voice and are welcome
Be a supportive career coach for the engineers on your team
Partner with recruiting in hiring outstanding engineers
Partner with product and delivery leads to ensure your team is delivering on time and at high quality
Represent your team's point of view and priorities to other teams and products
Hold your team accountable to Riot's engineering and performance standards and Riot Values

Required Qualifications
BS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
Experience as a Senior Software Engineer or higher
10+ years of software industry experience
4+ years of people management experience

Desired Qualifications
5+ years of video game industry experience
2+ years experience managing managers
5+ years hands on experience with Java or Python
5+ years distributed systems experience
Demonstrated experience developing a team and holding them accountable to many of the responsibilities above
Experience leading teams in live operations settings
Experience leading remote teams

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