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Senior Director of Engineering

Company: 2K Games
Location: Novato
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Who We AreFounded in 2005, the 2K label includes some of the most talented game development studios in the world today including: Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Hangar 13, 2K Czech and Cat Daddy Games. Our world-class team of engineers, developers, graphic artists and publishing professionals are stewards of a growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, NBA 2K, Sid Meier's Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today's most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment.Our vision at 2K is to create a diverse and inclusion environment to "Come as You are and Feel Equipped to do Your Best Work!" We are dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and equality in all that we do. Our communities are focused on increased access and personal growth, and their greatness depends on a diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and perspective. We're an equal opportunity employer, and we're excited to build the future of co-living with the world's most hardworking and passionate people!What We NeedAs a Senior Director of Engineering, you will be leading multiple directors and technologists. We are looking for someone who has experience in leading and building platforms as a product/service. We also would need for this leader to have solid experience in budget management and leading an offshore team. It would be considered a huge plus if you had some gaming experience, but that is not a requirement for the role.What You Will DoOversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projectsMonitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvementsEnsure compliance with security regulationsManage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelinesPrepare and manage the engineering department's budgetDesign strategies for future development projects based on the company's overall objectives and resourcesHire, retain and develop engineersImplement innovative technologiesCoordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and toolsReview and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipmentWho We Think Will Be A Great FitWork experience as a director of engineering or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department (preferable in building platform)Extensive experience in scaling engineering organization with people, processes, and technologyHands-on experience in back-end development and cloudGood understanding of agile methodologiesLeadership abilities with a strategic mindExcellent project management skillsBSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant fieldThe pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $195,000 and $290,000 per year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.#Li-onsite #LI-BN1

Keywords: 2K Games, Novato , Senior Director of Engineering, Executive , Novato, California

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