Senior Engineering Manager
Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Requisition Number: 157320
Position Title: Sr Manager Engineering
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 new engine features and outstanding tools. Our talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building new technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry along with a 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!
The Engineering Workflows team supports hundreds of engineers around the world. 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 and motivate engineers to fulfill the Frostbite product road-map 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.
You will report to the Technical Director.
- 5+ years experience in people management and working with diverse global teams.
- Oversee team health (stress awareness and managing employee well-being).
- Provide long-term career growth assistance to team members. You will bolster their career progress.
- 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 - achieve improvement in workflows, equipment, tools and iteration loops.
- Foster an agile engineering culture that values delivery, quality and good craftsmanship.
- Keep up-to-date with the latest developments in engineering and technology, including attendance at important conferences, seminars, and meet-ups.
- Hands-on leader having led at least one team using an agile methodology.
People Leadership - Can 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 knowledgeable in the technology space of their team. This knowledge allows the manager 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?
At Frostbite we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a great 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.
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Date Opened: 2019-08-28 16:28:34.08
EEO Employer Verbiage:
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.