Engineering Manager

Treehouse Games
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Posted
March 7, 2022
Full Time
United States
Remote
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Treehouse Games is looking for amazing people who are excited to create games that are the best way for friends to spend time together.

We are seeking a technical manager to help our engineers thrive in our quickly evolving engineering culture. In partnership with the technical director, you will directly level-up the company by leading the engineering team to excellence through effectiveness in coaching, motivation, and support. You will also strive to ensure company’s production success by boosting effective coordination, communication, and operation of engineers and the rest of the production team.

We are open to remote working and already have team members across North America.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a high performing team of 8+ engineers by building relationships and shepherding their career goals and aspirations
  • Maintain engineering team health and morale by managing work/life balance and addressing conflicts head on
  • Establish mature performance evaluation metrics with clear objectives and actionable feedback
  • Advise the leadership team on company growth with a long-term engineering staffing strategy
  • Coordinate engineering resources along with production leads to meet production targets on time
  • Forecast and advise on potential technical risks to the company's content production schedule
  • Strategize on processes to improve the company's operational efficiency in technical areas such as DevOps, Release Management, and Business Intelligence
  • Create visibility by bolstering communication and alignment amongst engineers and key stakeholders

Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience as an engineer or software developer, with at least 4+ years in a lead or management role
  • Participated in the full production cycle of at least one shipping game title
  • Well-practiced in employee performance review and dealing with difficult conversations directly
  • Experience guiding teams through phases of significant company growth or change
  • Outstanding communications skills (verbal and written) and organizational skills
  • Efficient at bridging communication gaps between engineering and other production disciplines
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at managing, mentoring, and coaching technical developers
  • Versed in various project management methodologies and practices
  • Online availability during our core hours of 11am to 4pm PST

Who You Are

  • Proficient at working in a fully remote team environment. We balance synchronous and asynchronous communication across multiple time zones to get things done.
  • Proactive at identifying areas of concern and relentlessly pursuing it. We're a small team and the impact of each person is huge!
  • Approachable and empathic. We value building trust in each other through considerate communication and respectful discussions.
  • Excited to further our company mission of co-operative games with a focus on fun experiences with friends. We're making games we want to play

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company sharing in the form of equity options.
  • Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental, Life)
  • Relocation Assistance Available
  • Flexible work hours and vacation policy.
  • Fully Remote

About Treehouse Games

We’re a development studio focused on building collaborative games for a growing, global audience of players who use games as their favorite way to hang out together. Based in Los Angeles, Treehouse is venture-backed and built by industry veterans - half of the team comes from gaming powerhouses including Microsoft, Riot Games and the original DotA mod, and half comes from successful indie startups like Sirvo Studios and Industrial Toys.

Treehouse is making cooperative experiences that are all about quality time spent with friends. Games that do this well today see amazing engagement among audiences all around the world - we’re looking for diverse candidates with unique backgrounds to bring these and other meaningful perspectives to our team.

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About Treehouse Games

We’re a development studio focused on building collaborative games for a growing, global audience of players who use games as their favorite way to hang out together. Based in Los Angeles, Treehouse is venture-backed and built by industry veterans - half of the team comes from gaming powerhouses including Microsoft, Riot Games and the original DotA mod, and half comes from successful indie startups like Sirvo Studios and Industrial Toys.

We named our studio “Treehouse” because the world needs games that create an inviting hangout space where players spend time with their friends. We focus on the player impact we create through our work, we value feedback from players, and we believe the best teams are built on a culture of trust and respect.

Treehouse is making cooperative experiences that are all about quality time spent with friends. Games that do this well today see amazing engagement among audiences all around the world - we’re looking for diverse candidates with unique backgrounds to bring these and other meaningful perspectives to our team.

If you’re passionate about cooperative games and finding quality time with friends, we hope you’ll on the adventure.

We're currently hiring across art, design, marketing, programming, and QA. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

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