Gaming and Software Engineering Manager in Raleigh, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    10/6/2018
  • Job ID:
    130368
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919/829-1660

Job Description

Volt has been a leader in the Staffing Industry for 60 years and currently has more than 100 branches nationwide to serve both our clients' and candidates' needs. We connect office professionals with leading employers in the area. Whether you are looking for a contract/temporary position or a direct hire, we are here to serve you. Find out more about us by visiting www.volt.com.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Duties

- Manage personnel and tasks across multiple projects; enabling Engineering Leads to focus on developing and leading the greater technology vision

- Assist the Production team and Engineering Leads in overseeing a robust project management process and delivery timelines to ensure projects meet schedule and budget requirements

- Assist Engineering Leads with planning and technical goals

- Identify skills, experience, and organizational talent required to continuously improve the processes and quality of the solutions and technical teams

- Confront and solve performance/operational issues to improve development efficiency

- Work with Production/Engineering/Design/Art to make detailed plans to accomplish goals and monitor continued progress towards those goals

- Work with engineers to ensure that technical documentation is updated and that Test Plans are created for new features for QA

- Develop the engineering team to be an efficient, conflict-free, and motivated group

- Work with members of the engineering team to make sure they are have the information, equipment, and software they need in order to accomplish their assignments and goals

- Create career progression paths starting from Intern to Lead Engineer

- Handle quarterly and end-of-year direct report reviews

- Work with direct reports to identify annual goals as well as encourage those reports to continually strive to improve their skillsets

- Propose training and development programs/courses

- Responsible for approving vacation requests as well as work from home requests, and following up to make sure appropriate work is being accomplished

- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member with other members of management

Qualifications

- A history of strong team building, people management, and leadership skills

- Deep familiarity with agile development in game development, including processes and pipelines

- Experience sourcing and managing external engineering partnerships and teams

- Exceptional written and verbal communication

- Ability to recognize employee skillsets and make recommendations for staff allocation on projects

- Experience with personnel skill evaluation and assessment

- Experience working in a setting where multiple projects are ongoing and resource allocation may overlap