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Programming Team Lead - Technology Group

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🇨🇦 Montréal, QC

Job Description

As a team lead within the technology group of Ubi Montreal, you are the guide of a team of talented and inspired programmers, responsible for the development of technologies essential to the creation of the games long awaited by Ubisoft fans. Your team successfully achieves its ambitions thanks to your technological know-how, your leadership and your ability to make informed decisions when facing challenges. You are proud and passionate about the systems you create together.

Your global vision and your understanding of the role of each member of your team allow you to coordinate the work and multiply the result of each person's efforts. When your team is motivated, collaborative and together, you deliver quality systems that interact in a coherent way, you know that you are helping to provide a rich user experience. Supervising your team really motivates you.

What you'll do

A typical day is to bring your team together to discuss the progress of the assigned tasks. You review notable bugs and see how best to approach them. You communicate regularly with heads of other disciplines to plan, assess risks and deliver on time. You are sometimes called upon to actively participate in the programming process with your team.

You keep your project manager up-to-date on the evolution of your mandates and you meet other managers, both from your project and from others, to discuss ways to improve processes and share technologies. You are also responsible for supporting each member of your team in improving their technical and interpersonal skills. You have their well-being at heart and you actively participate in their development within the organization.


What you bring

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering
  • A minimum of 8 years of software development experience
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in managing a team of programmers (task distribution, performance evaluation, etc.)
  • A good command of different programming languages (C ++, C #, SQL, WPF and others)
  • Excellent communication and strategic leadership skills
  • The ability to stay calm in difficult situations (you know there is always a solution)
  • The ability to put yourself in the shoes of other trades and users of your systems
  • Strong interest in the video game production process

What to send our way

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills

A real live person will review your application. In this case, it’s our talent acquisition specialist Karin. As she learns more about you through your profile, get to know her through the video below.

About the Technology Group (TG)

The TG provides tools and middleware tailored to our production needs. From front-end to back-end services, our projects are diverse but share a common goal: improve the efficiency of our gaming pipelines and the quality of our games. In a collaborative and innovative environment, we explore ideas, test concepts, and try new technology to find solutions that help developers deliver the best player experiences possible.

About us

At Ubisoft Montreal, a preeminent developer of video games located in Montreal’s dynamic Mile-End neighbourhood since 1997, we offer a work environment unique in the industry for allowing you to build and cultivate games that are part of critically acclaimed, iconic AAA franchises of international repute.

When you join Ubi Montreal, you enter a community of passionate, extraordinary developers connected by their need to innovate, to be creative and to work with the latest technology. You’ll discover a world where employees enjoy constant career advancement, a supportive learning environment, and competitive compensation packages.

More than anything, at Ubi Montreal, you will regularly ship a variety of big, quality titles – Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Rainbow Six, Watch_Dogs, For Honor and… well we can’t disclose all our secrets just yet… – and work with some of the most talented people in the industry.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.