We are looking for a highly talented, motivated, and experienced person to work with us on XDefiant, a new multiplatform online multiplayer action game based in our San Francisco studio. XDefiant is a free-to-play, fast-paced arena shooter that combines intense gunplay with personalized loadouts and specialized factions, as teams of gunfighters battle for domination.

Job Description


Working with the Online Technical Director, you will help in managing delivery of the game’s online features including design, scope, planning, production, validation, quality assurance, and build delivery.

  • Create and maintain short and long term roadmaps with the online engineering team, and communicate these effectively to key stakeholders

  • Track and report progress of various features and ensure timely delivery

  • Manage the team's time efficiently by task prioritization, resource coordination, risk assessment and proactive problem solving

  • Coordinate thorough testing and quality assurance of technical features as they are delivered

  • Ensure technical validation is conducted at all stages of feature development

  • Develop, maintain and improve internal processes to support the online team and increase their efficiency

  • Run daily scrum standups for the online team, plan and track sprints, and create sprint retrospectives

  • Support the game's continuous development philosophy and help co-ordinate and prioritize fire fighting tasks across teams and team members

  • Apply leadership in motivating everyone to solve key technical issues, especially during time-sensitive situations



  • Strong experience in production, project management or product management

  • Experience working directly with online engineering teams

  • Understanding of the various systems required to support an online multiplayer game (matchmaking, load tests, social/compliance, micro services, etc.)

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Good communication skills (spoken and written), and ability to communicate and understand technical details

  • Good leadership skills

  • Good knowledge of MS Office, Jira, and Confluence

  • An interest in technology, and the tools used to build video games

Additional Information

Additional information


  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Employer HSA contribution to fully cover your deductible (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)

  • 401k match

  • Paid vacation, holiday and wellness time

  • Fitness, physical challenge, and eSports competition reimbursements

  • Ginger emotional support app for you and your adult dependents with up to 10 sessions per year of video-based therapy and psychiatry services

  • Membership to One Medical

  • Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer

  • Pawternity – paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet

  • Sabbatical leave available after 5 years of employment

  • Access to all of the latest Ubisoft games for PC

  • Generous discount on new Ubisoft games

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guideline


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Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on iconic brands including Assassin's Creed®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege®, Tom Clancy's The Division®, For Honor®, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more. Ubisoft is a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry.

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Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine, and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

The San Francisco base salary range for this full-time position is $114,000 – $148,000. The base pay offered may vary based on a candidate’s geographic region, qualifications, skills and experience among other factors. Compensation details reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, stock options, or benefits.

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

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