Technical Director - Cloud Services

Seattle, WA
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Posted By:
Stephen Charles-Kendall

Job Description:

Tech Director – Cloud Services
Seattle, WA

Running a real-time service is a critical ingredient to our success. Come join our mission to
create the future of entertainment. On this team, you will design, direct, and operate the service
offerings that are the foundation of our game. You’ll be empowered and given autonomy. Your
ideas will matter.

The Job
 Build, enhance and maintain new and existing services.
 Set and maintain product(s) technical vision and technical roadmap for our service
 Define and drive stability and reliability requirements into engineering efforts.
 Identify technical opportunities within the studio to innovate and / or become more
 Research and assess technologies.
 Prototype to support products, tools and processes.
 Instill a devops process mindset and rigor into the team. 
 Consult with external technology providers.
Who Will Be A Great Fit
We welcome your uniqueness. Research shows that diverse teams do the best work. Our
customers are all over the world, and from all walks of life. It's important that we’re not all the
same, so that we can draw on our differences, what we’ve experienced, and how we think.
 At least 10 years of experience.
 Expert services programming skills, including Node.js, Rust, Go, C++, AWS

 Strong understanding of full stack development for games (Client & Server).
 Deep knowledge of common data structures and algorithmic solutions.
 Deep knowledge of software design practices including modular architecture, event-
driven architecture, and software design patterns.
 Strong performance optimization experience
 Strong problem solving / debugging skills.
 Ability to define, direct, and assess work for yourself and others.
 Passion for making games.
Nice to Have
 Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
 Office365 and Google Suite proficiency.
 A mindset of continuous improvement; humble and ambitious.
 Prior experience in a startup environment or small business.
 Adaptable, with a good sense of humor.
The Perks
 Competitive Salary and excellent Benefits.
 Flexible hours, with the potential of remote working.
 Visibility and input to business strategy, including technology and creative partners.
 Autonomy and latitude within your role.
 Seattle’s healthy living and vibrant city culture.
 Tight knit, highly experienced, fun-loving team.