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Job Description

Your life at Ubi

Are you interested in disrupting the gaming industry with cloud technology? Do you love to direct and improve how programmers work? Are you interested in being on the forefront of what cloud tech can contribute to the industry? Then we have a great opportunity for you!

We are looking for a director to join us and play a significant role in the technical steering of our programming team for Scalar, an innovative technology leveraging cloud computing to enable unprecedented scale to vastly detailed game world simulations that would not be possible otherwise.

Your main mission:

  • Define and own the technical vision of the programming team; work on the technical roadmap by establishing relevant KPIs and milestones

  • Anticipate and assess complex issues and propose solutions

  • Assure the quality by designing and validating the architecture; set the best practices and popularize them to the team

  • Work and set the direction from a long-term perspective, not only focusing on the immediate next milestone or current hot topic

  • Work closely with the team to ensure we have the best engineering processes, methods, and tools to improve our pipeline and achieve our targets

  • Help the programmers develop their skills, coach, and mentor them, empowering them to innovate and perform at their best

  • Stay up to date on technological advancements and industry standards to define our best practices and share them with the teams


The professional value you bring:

  • Professional expertise in cloud platform development (Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, or Azure)

  • The ability to influence change, anticipate obstacles and find creative solutions to resolve them

  • A good understanding and professional experience of working with modern C++, including package management, refactoring, optimization, debugging and testing

  • Knowledge and interest in DevOps, focused on automation and containerization

  • Experience working with networking protocols, client-server architecture, (RESTful) web services

The personal value you bring:

  • A genuine interest in creating scalable online systems that can serve millions of players

  • Flexibility to adapt; you can change any part of your plans according to new situations

  • You are comfortable with working in an international environment and have excellent communication skills in English

  • Excellent mentorship, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • You seek improvement opportunities constantly, take initiatives, challenge yourself and the team

Additional Information

What do we offer benefits wise?

  1. Meal tickets with the value of 20 RON/day

  2. Studio offered free days, confirmed on an annual basis for different events

  3. Bonus scheme based both on individual and company’s performance

  4. World Class Bronze free subscription

  5. Access to private medical system and special subscription rates for family members

  6. On site medical support

  7. Life insurance

  8. Specific financial support for different events in your life

  9. Study leave

  10. Christmas/ Easter celebration with a special gift

  11. Partners’ discounts

  12. Video games and consoles to borrow

  13. Access to Ubisoft games via own Uplay account

  14. Annual development opportunities and access to multiple career paths and technical certifications

  15. Access to specialized training and books on various related skills

  16. Opportunities for international mobility and assignments

  17. Wellbeing program (including physical fitness, mental health, financial education and internal communities)

  18. A great working environment, with an impressive place to work in our offices in Jiului 8

  19. In-house free French classes

  20. Hybrid work (from home/ from office)

  21. Bookster (borrow books for free, delivered at home or in the office)

  22. Free fruits and coffee in the office

  23. On-site cafeteria with special discounts

  24. Ubisoft bikes, free rental

  25. Parking spaces for cars, bikes, motorbikes

About us

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to 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. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on any basis, such as race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, health status, age, disability or all the other characteristics that make us different.

We are committed to providing a safe and respectful working environment and foster learning and creativity.