Development Manager

Multiple Locations: Redwood City, California, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Brampton, Ontario, Canada

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Requisition Number: 165372

Position Title: DD I

External Description:

Development Manager

At our core, Electronic Arts is a game maker that connects hundreds of millions of players from around the globe to some of the world's greatest games. As such, we're constantly improving and are now hiring for a unique opportunity at the intersection of sports, lifestyle, and culture. You will join a small, and diverse team with a bold vision! We're looking for leaders who value collaboration, and can step out of their swimlanes when needed, to help bring this opportunity to life.

In your role as Development Manager, you will manage a remote first Development team, which means you will be the scrum master managing risks and building schedules, communicating progress, partnering with both internal and external partners, supporting the team by removing roadblocks, and helping build team culture and health.

This job is open to remote-friendly candidates.

You're someone who has:

Managed teams using Agile and Scrum methodologies
Guided teams through continuous improvement
Collaborated with other disciplines to develop schedules based on project goals
Established regular communication with the team and important partners to provide project status updates
Developed and maintained project and team KPI's that track project performance
Resolved team conflict and communication problems
Worked with leadership and led teams in execution against milestones and important deliverables
Managed dependencies and priorities
Managed and communicated risks
Maintained calm. You know how to motivate and energize your teams.
Most notably you'll have a rare mix of leadership and collaboration that helps guide teams to achieve their goals

You also bring the following skills or experiences to our team:

7+ years experience working within technology industries with a technical background
7+ years experience in project management
Strong leadership skills: challenge and influence a variety of stakeholders
Excellent change management skills, i.e., comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, yet able to set priorities and build on commitments
Experience as a motivated scrum master
Experience in online services or the gaming industry is desirable
Experience with Jira and Confluence
Project and risk management
A passion for continuous improvement
In a typical week, the Development Manager could …

Play the scrum master role on one or more scrum teams
Work with team leads to build roadmap and plans
Manage dependencies across multiple teams/partners
Build plans and schedules for new releases and communicating outward
Manage team budgets and risks
Guide the team to iterate and improve process

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Company Profile:

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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-04-20 22:04:39.99

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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