Gfinity PLC: Software Engineering Manager

Headquarters: Gfinity PLC

URL: https://www.gfinityplc.com/

Remote role – flexibility on time zones – from GMT – 5 to GMT + 2 + 3

We are Gfinity! A world-renowned esports operator & technology company serving some of the largest brands on the planet – the Premier league, Formula1, Redbull, NVIDIA, Nintendo, and many more.  Over the past 10 years, we’ve pioneered the world’s most powerful tournament platform able to serve hundreds of thousands of concurrent competitors across thousands of simultaneous events. We’re now using this foundational technology to create a fully self-serviced product for game studios and web publishers to leverage the power of competition to drive gamer retention, engagement, and value.

We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to oversee and coordinate engineering functions across sub-teams working within the same esports product.

The ideal candidate has experience leading a software engineering team, or overseeing multiple teams, has hands-on experience with Symfony framework (PHP), Vue, and Typescript, and has working knowledge of infrastructure, APIs, microservices, databases, etc. The ideal candidate also has a strong understanding of the agile workflow and experience with project management processes and tooling.

Key Responsibilities:

Collect product and project requirements from multiple sources, collate, plan, and coordinate engineering efforts across multiple teams
Liaise and collaborate with product managers, engineering team leads, and executive leadership on a regular basis
Monitor and measure engineering progress, quality, and efficiency, and work with teams to recommend and implement improvements
Assist with documenting processes and systems and developing onboarding protocols
Provide engineering support when needed
Review and approve pull requests along with team leads
Participate in roadmapping, requirements planning, and sprint planning sessions
Participate in the hiring process for future team members

 Key Qualifications:

7+ years as a software engineer in PHP, Vue, or both with 1+ year working as an engineering manager, or 2+ years working as a team lead
Demonstratable experience managing software engineering projects
Familiarity with cloud infrastructure, particularly AWS
Hands-on experience with Docker
Hands-on experience with writing tests, test tooling, coverage targets, etc.
Working knowledge of database systems
Experience with cache mechanics and systems (such as Cloudflare)
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Strong capability to work cross-functionally
Experience with data-driven decision making
Experience with software engineering KPIs – what and how to track, and how to utilize the information to maximize team productivity
Experience with assimilating outside inputs such as customer requests into core product requirements
Familiarity with project management processes and tooling such as ClickUp, JIRA, etc.

Bonus Qualifications:

Hands-on experience with PHP 8.0+, Symfony 6, Vue3, Vite, and Typescript
Hands-on experience with UI kits
Hands-on experience writing complex SQL queries
Experience with NoSQL
Engineering experience in the gaming industry
Engineering experience with SaaS/PaaS companies
Familiarity with esports

We are striving to create a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage all applicants to apply for our roles and not for a moment think that anything will make us discriminate against them. We value and actively seek diverse talent!
Get to know us better:
https://www.gfinityplc.com/

To apply: https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/gfinity-plc-software-engineering-manager

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