AVAILABLE POSITIONS Engineering Manager – Data Ingestion, Analytics

Are you interested in creating great products that impact millions of people? Passionate about data and building highly scalable systems that process millions of requests per minute and TBs of data per day? Zynga is looking for an Engineering Manager to join the Data Ingestion team in our Analytics organization.

The Data Ingestion team builds SDKs and near real-time ingestion pipelines to collect data for many of our analytics systems and platforms including reporting, business intelligence, machine learning, and user acquisition. We work closely with all of Zynga’s game development teams to ensure a smooth and frictionless integration of our SDKs. We also work with product managers and analysts to define and standardize taxonomies for data collection across all of Zynga’s games. As Zynga’s user base continues to grow and generate more data (currently at 65 million+ monthly active users), we are consistently scaling and enhancing our ingestion pipelines with the latest technologies for streaming and big-data.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team (3-5 Engineers) focused on building our Analytics SDKs and near real-time data ingestion pipeline
  • Build and execute development plans, create and deploy best-in-class processes, and proactively identify and resolve issues in partnership with production
  • Define engineering standards and establish processes to ensure these are met
  • Review detailed designs from others, aligning with team and Zynga-wide technical vision
  • Grow and mentor your team, earn their trust, advance their skills and their careers
  • Recruit engineering talent in partnership with our Talent Acquisition team

You will be a perfect fit if you have

  • BS, MS in Computer Science, or related technical discipline
  • Proven experience directly developing teams of software engineers
  • 4+ years of prior hands-on software development experience
  • Solid understanding of standard methodologies for engineering process, code quality, build/release pipelines, security, and live operations
  • Familiarity with multiple programming languages and platforms such as Java, C#, C++, Python, and Go
  • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Kubernetes, serverless, etc.)
  • Familiarity with agile development methods and tools
  • Experience with iOS, Android, Unity, or Unreal a plus

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Goodlife fitness annual membership
  • Open vacation policy
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Casual dress every single day
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

**Remote work from an alternate location could be considered**

HIRING UPDATE: The safety of our candidates and team members is our  top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to  working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order 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 at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.           


Careers Category: Engineering

Careers location: Toronto, Canada

Requisition ID: P210028

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