As a Manager on the Wild Rift Data Team, you will shape the data architecture and systems that help provide an amazing Wild Rift experience to millions of players around the world. You will work on many different projects with many different teams on Wild Rift, from improving game design with our in game team to helping improve matchmaking with the around game team. You're a communication expert able to create efficient and clear messages to any size group or situation. You'll wrangle processes and organize teams to keep momentum building, promoting teamwork and continuous improvement across the organization. You will report directly to the Sydney Dev Studio Engineering Manager for League teams. Wild Rift is just beginning its journey, it will be your mission to make sure we understand the player experience through data and use that data to make it better!
Partner with our game development teams in our Shanghai and Shenzhen offices to maximize the value of data
Transform raw data to datasets that end-users can easily query
Work with your team to ship data powered products to players
Demonstrate a high bar of craft excellence for your team
Advocate for best practices and identify opportunities for the team to improve the sustainability of our portfolio
Manage a small group of engineers, coaching them, holding them accountable to best practices and their growth plan
4+ years of experience as a software engineer
Excellent teamwork, team leadership, and stakeholder management skills
Experience working with Agile teams and the software development lifecycle
Experience developing operational processes from the ground up
Experience managing a small sized team of 2-8 individuals
Experience working with cloud computing and cloud technologies (AWS, Google, Azure)
Experience leading the technical direction of projects
Experience with related data processing (e.g., Spark, BigQuery, DataProc), storage (e.g., S3, Google Cloud Storage), transport (e.g., Kafka, PubSub), and orchestration (e.g., Airflow, Luigi)
Experience building large-scale backend systems (e.g. game services, data)
Experience developing an enterprise data warehouse spanning across multiple teams.
Experience with Databricks, Spark, and Airflow
Experience with Python
Fluency in English and Mandarin
For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about players' experiences, this could be your role!
Working closely with Riot teams globally, Riot Sydney is a powerhouse of talent, and experts in global development. Our team works on VALORANT, League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics, alongside exciting R&D and Tech projects.
If you believe that the Player Experience comes first, we want to hear from you. Our players are a diverse group from different backgrounds, and we want to see that reflected in the people who make our games, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment
At Riot we strongly believe in work/life balance, and we encourage that with our open paid time off policy, paid parental leave (for both primary and secondary carers) and flexible work schedules to fit your lifestyle.
We also believe that work should be fun, we have a LAN gaming room, the latest consoles, a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your knowledge of our players and community, and all the snacks you would ever need to power through your day (even healthy snacks!).
And that’s not all we offer, there’s also:
Medical, Dental and Vision Stipend
We will double down on your donations of time and money to non-profits
Employee Assistance Program
Learning and Development opportunities
Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.