As a team leader at Online Services - Account, you will lead a talented and inspired programming team responsible for developing and improving the services used on Ubisoft games related to player identity. Among our catalogue of services and tools, we support various authentication systems (Ubisoft Connect, PSN, Xbox, Nintendo, and many others), the profile authorization service, the Ubisoft account, and many others. As these services are at the heart of many strategic aspects of the organisation's future, the incumbent will be responsible for collaborating on the development of robust, scalable and secure solutions. He or she will have to use their creativity to find simple solutions that fit into a complex ecosystem.

Driven by a desire to see the members of your team flourish, you will support them in their professional development by looking after their well-being, acting as their spokesperson with other teams and management, and ensuring that each person occupies a position that stimulates them and makes the most of their talents.

Your global vision and understanding of the different roles within your team will enable you to coordinate the work optimally and multiply the results of each member's efforts. Your greatest motivation: to see your team develop and deliver high-quality, consistent systems that will help provide the rich gaming experience our players are looking for.

The incumbent will work with the latest technologies (.NET Core, Docker, AWS RDS Aurora, AWS Redis ElastiCache, Infra as Code, CI/CD, GitLab, SonarQube, Grafana, Kibana, React, etc.). If you are passionate about solving complex problems through the design of RESTful APIs using the microservices architecture on AWS, as well as working with the DevOps culture, we have the ideal job for you.

Team Lead (Programming)

  • Montreal, QC, Canada

  • Full-time

  • Flexible Working Organization: Hybrid

Job Description

As a team lead, you will guide a group of talented and inspired programmers who develop technologies needed to create the games that Ubisoft fans have come to expect. Your technological know-how, leadership skills, and ability to make informed decisions will help you fulfill your ambitions. Your work will be filled with passion and pride.

Driven by a desire to see your team members flourish, you will support them in their professional development by seeing to their well-being, acting as their spokesperson in meetings with other teams and management, and ensuring that each person is in a position that stimulates them and lets them shine.

Your global vision and deep understanding of what everyone does on your team will allow you to coordinate the work and multiply the results of everyone’s efforts. What motivates you the most is to see your team grow and deliver quality, consistent systems that will help provide the rich gaming experience our players are looking for.

What you'll do

  • Bring your team together to discuss the progress of assigned tasks.

  • Examine the problems and think about how to solve them.

  • Equip your team properly so that they can work independently.

  • Communicate regularly with your project manager to plan ahead and identify risks.

  • Communicate with other team leaders to share tips, best practice and technological advances.

  • Keep abreast of the latest technological advances in online services, gaming and the web in general.

  • Offer you and your team high-quality support for productions.

  • Code alongside your team members.

  • Meet individually with each member of your team to discuss performance, well-being and career advancement.


What you bring

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering (or equivalent)

  • At least 3 years' experience managing a programming team

  • Excellent command of the C# language

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Excellent communication and strategic leadership skills, combined with great empathy and diplomacy

  • The ability to remain calm in difficult situations (you know there's always a solution)

What to send our way

  • Your CV highlighting your education, experience, and skills

Additional Information

About us

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission: enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come.

Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves.

When you join Ubi MTL, you discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection. We offer a collaborative space that provides career advancement, a host of learning opportunities, and meaningful benefits centred on well-being.

If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, harnessing cutting-edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join us on our journey and help us create the unknown.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.