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(Expired) Technical Director

4 months ago by Forte Labs

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Software Engineering, Operations

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Forte, a provider of blockchain-based platform technology for the games industry, is seeking a Technical Director to support our mission of accelerating the adoption of blockchain technology in the games industry by creating a host of decentralized products and solutions brought to market through a combination of building, incubating, and funding promising teams and projects.

We are looking for an veteran technical director with experience building enterprise tools and technologies utilized in large scale live service games. You will play a key role in hitting deliverable dates and ensuring that the development team is creating new products and features as efficiently as possible. Your role will be critical in organizing, scheduling and documenting tasks, features and functionality for our dev teams and end-users. Achieving stability of the product through confidence inspiring testing and planning is a major part of the role. You will be managing multiple engineering teams working in parallel on a complex technology that will influence the success of the Forte Platform. You are comfortable with communicating to remote teams and know how to provide critical feedback in a constructive way.

Requirements

In this role, you will...

  • Manage the technology development process of plan, build, release, test, and improve
  • Analyze sprints to optimize development performance and focus on driving efficiency
  • Organize all project tasks, assets and documentation for all stakeholders
  • Work with engineers on creating high quality features and functionality
  • Coordinate multiple regional offices, set expectations and meet project deadlines
  • Play a key role in organizing and consolidating developer feedback and learning

To be a good fit, you have...

  • 5+ years experience successfully running complex projects using Jira, Confluence and scrum-like methodology
  • Love of organizing and presenting data
  • Proven experience in processing and planning system design and architecture
  • Understanding of QA testing cycle and putting together test plans
  • Experience in juggling multiple projects and context switching
  • Practiced ability to communicate schedules and progress, celebrating success and flagging critical issues, to multiple teams and stakeholders
  • Familiarity with enterprise solutions and offerings in a game related market
  • Experience working with technical and product design teams to communicate requirements and execute them

Bonus if you also have...

  • Experience with the fundamentals of blockchain technology, developer platforms, game design, and / or token economics
  • Shipped an online enabled live service game that achieved revenue targets defined by stakeholders

Benefits

  • We believe in treating people right to build a great team for the journey ahead. If there’s something important to you that’s not on this list, talk to us! :)
  • Competitive salary and meaningful long-term incentives commensurate with this leadership role
  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Commuter benefits + 401k plan
  • Macbooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required.

About Forte

Headquartered in San Francisco, Forte is developing blockchain technology platforms and products built for the games industry. By tackling hard technology problems behind the scenes, Forte is forging a more collaborative future between game developers, players and creators. The founding team of Forte is comprised of experts in game platform development, game design and publishing from leading companies such as Kabam, GarageGames, Unity, Linden Lab, and Gen.G Esports.

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