This is an expansive role that reports directly to the Head of Development Operations and partners closely with numerous other stakeholder partners: Head of Game, Netflix Product and Engineering teams, Executive Producers, External Production, and our Internal Studios, such as Night School Studios, Next Games, and Boss Fight Entertainment.
- Provide insight into the platform by reproducing complex engineering and production issues, and improve our developer offering through documentation and visibility.
- Build strong, trusted relationships with technical leaders and development partners. Creating a whole-platform, prioritized, advisory function that feeds into our future roadmap.
- Ensure confidence in our partner offering by using our SDKs and toolchains in their own projects, as a customer, and providing rapid feedback and evaluation to the platform teams.
- Deeply understand our partner titles, and provide guidance on how to best integrate our platform with our content.
- Support our developers through collaborations with our Partner Engineering group and platform teams.
- Significant experience in positions directly on multiple simultaneous gaming titles.
- Demonstrated experience in working through influence across organizations large and small
- Ability to identify risks early and often and suggest mitigation strategies that are thought through and consider multiple paths to a solution
- 8+ years of technical leadership experience in the AAA, indie, casual, and/or mobile gaming industry
- Suggestion for the above: Extensive experience with a breadth of programming languages, tools, game engines, and game technologies with an understanding of various development methodologies.
- Experience with defining and leading platform initiatives
- Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
- Technical and product judgment required to improve product quality as well as technical productivity
- Experienced in managing a team with a strong focus on performance management.
- Exceptional communication and leadership skills
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Los Gatos, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A