AVAILABLE POSITIONS Engineering Manager – Tech Enablement- Central Technology
Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga’s franchises including CSR Racing™, Empires & Puzzles™, Merge Dragons!™, Merge Magic!™, Toon Blast™, Toy Blast™, Words With Friends™ and Zynga Poker™. Zynga’s games are available in more than 150 countries and are playable across social platforms and mobile devices worldwide. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with locations in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, India, Turkey, and Finland. For more information, visit www.zynga.com or follow Zynga on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or the Zynga blog.
Zynga India is Zynga’s largest studio outside USA with 500+ people and growing rapidly. It manages some of Zynga’s biggest global games in the Casual Gaming, Action Strategy, Match-3, Slots, and Invest Express genres. The game teams are responsible for the long term-vision of the game, its entire Game Design & Tuning, Product Roadmap, Features, Content & Creative decisions, Art work (2D, 3D, Animation), Development, QA/Testing, Analytics & Performance Tracking, User Acquisition & Live Operations.
The Zynga India team is full of passionate gamers, who love to play, build great products, and have fun doing it. Studio I expects continued growth and is looking for strong leaders to expand the studio into this next growth phase.
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Come join the team at Zynga making an impact across all of the company’s games – Central Technology! On the TechEnablement team, we focus on shared client & server tech that drives the social gameplay, compliance and messaging solutions for games. We’re looking for outstanding leaders with a passion for technology and the ability to work with a diverse team. The Engineering Manager position will play a key role in leading teams supporting the development of services/tools for our games.
Manage and lead a team of software engineers across different time zones working on various shared products/services for Zynga’s games
Drive technical excellence by validating technology choices, architectural design, and code quality, diving deeper when needed
Write technical documentation and architecture designs for review with engineering leadership
Review code, design specifications and contribute to coding as needed
Enable the team to succeed by identifying gaps, improving engineering process, and providing growth opportunities
Be the voice of the team in interacting with various partners across fields both inside and outside of the organization
Act as a conduit from executive leadership down to the team, distilling strategic direction into tactical action
Collaborate with other technical leaders at Zynga to foster best-in-class development
Coordinate closely with other fields (especially Production and Product Management) to ensure alignment against larger organizational goals and shape the roadmap
Mentor and coach the engineers in the team helping in their career growth.
Desired Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent.
2+ years of engineering management experience and/or experience as a principal/senior engineer mentoring junior developers
6+ 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
Knowledge of the mobile landscape and emerging technologies
Experience with multiple programming languages and platforms (Java, C#, C++, and/or Go)
Familiarity with agile development methods and tools
Experience with iOS, Android, Unity, or Unreal a plus
Experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Kubernetes, serverless, etc.) a plus
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
What we offer you:
- Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games
- Create next-gen games that will be played and loved by millions of players around the world
- Work in a collaborative team that invests in your development and growth on-the-job
- Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take-Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units)
- Extended Health coverage, disability, critical illness and life insurance
- Child care facilities for women employees and discounted facilities for male employees
- Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
- Family planning support program
- Additional leave options for most employees
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Frequent employee events
- Flexible working hours on many teams
- A diverse team of friendly, fun and supportive co-workers
- Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups that connect Zyngites through culture, lifestyle and fun
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Careers Category: Engineering
Careers location: Bengaluru, India
Connected Worker Type: Connected, Onsite, Offsite
Requisition Id: P211888
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