VP Engineering

Manticore Games is working in stealth mode on a unique and innovative form of AAA multiplayer gameplay, leveraging user-generated content and modding. We are looking for a dynamic self driven leader to spearhead this key initiative.

The VP of Engineering is a key role for Manticore as it will help our CTO manage the engineering roadmap, technical leadership, and team. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will develop a strategy to build and scale our platform technology and the team.

This role will require you to have a strong technical background to participate in technology direction and decision making, along with having a product, developer, and people management focused mindset.

To apply, please send a short cover email, including your resume or a link to your updated LinkedIn profile and a link to your portfolio (for art positions) to: JOBS@MANTICOREGAMES.COM

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a growing engineering team focused on building our service platform
  • Collaborate closely with Product Management, Art, Production, Finance, and other business stakeholders to develop and then execute on roadmaps that drive the business forward
  • Provide technical and managerial leadership on various potential topics including architecture, live services, security, scalability, backend, etc.
  • Implement an intentional method for developing the talent in the engineering organization
  • Source, vet, and hire full-time engineers and contractors
  • Ensure the engineering team has the resources and capacity to meet the company’s ambitious goals
  • Further build accountability and excellence in our engineering culture
  • Potentially handle all DevOps/LiveOps with live platform
  • Lead search for DevOps team if needed

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience building and managing engineering organizations
  • Experience with taking a service to scale and/or running it at scale a plus
  • Strong management expertise with proven experience developing senior technical talent
  • An ability to develop productive relationships across the entire organization that drive tangible business value
  • Possess outstanding communication skills with the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proven success driving value in a fast-paced and evolving industry
  • Expertise in delivering software using agile methodologies
  • History of recruiting outstanding developers in competitive markets
  • Ability to build distributed engineering organizations
  • Experience delivering highly scalable platform or multiplayer gaming software
  • Experience with cloud technologies, especially Azure a plus
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field from a top academic institution