Engineering Manager

Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

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Requisition Number: 157320

Position Title: DD II

External Description:

We are Frostbite

 

Frostbite is EA’s state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. We empower creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing leading-edge engine features and world class tools. Our talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building innovative technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry along with deep player experiences, such as FIFA, Battlefield, Star Wars Battlefront, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Need for Speed and Plant vs. Zombies Garden Warfare. Thousands of game developers all over the world are using Frostbite to create some of the best-looking games in the industry!

 

Engineering Workflows

The Engineering Workflows team is responsible for supporting hundreds of engineers around the world to be productive and effective.  The team works on a diverse range of problems including supporting hardware platforms, authoring build solutions, managing software deployment, supporting package workflows, supporting engineer accelerators, and making sure the development environment meets the needs of a diverse range of developers.

As an Engineering Manager, you will hire, motivate and manage engineers to execute the Frostbite product roadmap while keeping the team’s results, retention and health front of mind. You will also focus on growing engineers in the teams but we believe you will also take on additional responsibilities. These can include coding, product ownership, program management, and agile coaching; we are open to tailoring these based on your strengths.

 

The role will also include:

People Management

  • Mature experience in people management and working with diverse global teams.
  • Responsible for team health (stress awareness and managing employee well-being).
  • Provide long-term career growth assistance to team members. The individual bolsters their career progress.
  • Mentoring and coaching to improve software engineering skills/practices, where skills are specialist, ensuring the coaching is done by experts in the domain.

 

Team, Domain & Tech Leadership

  • Engineer Productivity - drive for continuous improvement in effective workflows, equipment, tools and iteration loops.
  • Fostering an agile engineering culture that values delivery, quality and good craftsmanship.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest developments in engineering and technology, including attendance at key conferences, seminars, and meet-ups.
  • Strong hands-on leader having led at least one team using an agile methodology.

 

Skills and Experience

Software Engineering Leadership - Know how to develop quality software and know if we are on track to do that with the current plan/work.

People Leadership - must be effective people managers. Must be able to get the best out of a diverse team of people even when delivery pressure is high.

Deep domain knowledge – In most cases we will look for managers to be deeply knowledgeable in the technology space of their team to allow them the best chance of being able to determine if the team is making quality software for the purpose requested.

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? GLAD YOU ASKED!

At Frostbite we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a competitive compensation package we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, wellness benefits like a massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer and provide our employees with occupational pension. Although we enjoy working hard at Frostbite, we respect and value our employees’ personal lives. A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods.

 

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-08-28 16:28:34.08

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