Engineering Manager

Why Zynga

Our mission at Zynga is to connect the world through games by building games around core social experiences to deliver deep player engagement, organic acquisition and long term retention. Our portfolio of games - CSR Racing 2, FarmVille, Hit it Rich! Slots, Words With Friends and Zynga Poker – span some of the fastest growing mobile gaming categories including Action Strategy, Casual, Social Casino and Invest Express. While we invest in our live games, we are also proud to be one of the first gaming companies innovating in emerging platforms like Facebook Messenger and Google Play Instant.

Come join us, thrive, take risks and dream big to shape the future of the fastest growing gaming platform – mobile.

We take phenomenal pride in our craft, delivering a high quality service to millions of players every single day. Teamwork is a critical part of how we get there. We believe that with an all-in approach we can deliver a better product, make better decisions, and nurture a better work environment. Everyone here is committed to making our games the best experience for our players.

You will be part of the Live game team with Millions of player base. You work will involve solving challenging problems around scalability, performance, exciting features, adopting new technologies and driving innovation. You will work in a fast paced, data driven decision culture.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a talented Engineering Team of 8+ members.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members and assist them in their career progression. Set OKRs, progress checks and do performance evaluations.
  • Manage the development pipeline to deliver features on schedule while maintaining high bar for quality. Closely Interact with other functions such as PM, Design, UI/UX, Art, QA, and deliver planned features.
  • Create a solid Tech backlog that involves modernizing tech stack, set goals for performance improvements, game stability and improvements.Establish Best Process and Development Practices and drive the centre of excellence for the teams.
  • Perform Design reviews, Code reviews and deliver high quality games.
  • Updates with new technology trends and constantly and adopts them to improve the games.
  • Improve productivity of the team with better CI, CD and Automation
  • Facilitate and create problem solving culture in the team.
  • Demonstrates strong execution skills, decision-making skills, data driven.
  • Be obsessed about players and giving the best experience to our players.

Requirements

  • Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • Should have 10+ years of professional experience in mobile, desktop or web application development using C++, JAVA,C#,PYTHON,GO
  • Should have 2+ years of experience in managing teams, including hiring, mentoring and building strong teams.
  • Shown ability to motivate teams and operate effectively in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. Exposure to using Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Good communication skills, interpersonal skills with experience in building strong internal relationships
  • Good Analytical, Problem solving and Debugging skills.
  • Hands on experience in Designing, Coding and release management.

What we offer you?

  • Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games
  • Competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme and Zynga RSUs
  • Full medical, accident as well as life insurance benefits
  • Catered breakfast, lunch and evening snacks
  • Child care facilities for women employees and discounted facilities for male employees
  • Well stocked pantry
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Active Employee Resource Groups – Women at Zynga
  • Frequent employee events
  • Additional leave options for most employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Casual dress every single day
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players!

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