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Director/Head of Technology, Stadia Games and Entertainment

13 days ago by Google

Montreal (Québec), Canada

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: IT, Operations

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Minimum qualifications:

  • 15 years of experience in technology/engineering, including game development engines, networking, game development pipelines, and rendering or gameplay.
  • 5 years of experience as a leader in the technology/engineering space, leading teams in different geographic locations.
  • Experience in cloud and game engine architecture.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience growing and scaling organizations to meet the needs of the business.
  • Experience in automating build/test/release processes and live service operation constraints and considerations.
  • Highly collaborative with experience leading through influence.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in project management, prioritization frameworks, and guiding investment strategies in people and systems.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to effectively present and share information across a wide array of technical expertise and seniority within the organization.

About the job

As the Director and Head of Technology, you will lead the technology vision behind Stadia Games and Entertainment development tool chain, including Engine strategy, content creation pipelines, and middleware partnerships. You will oversee the mechanisms to ensure the most seamless experience for internal developers as well as external second-party studios. You will utilize the best of Google technology to innovate new ways to deliver excellent quality games to players so that development teams are empowered to drive the future of the gameplay experience.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices & Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user's interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices & Services team is making people's lives better through technology.

Responsibilities

  • Build a global studios structure by recruiting a team of technical leaders and defining a collaboration model that will scale with the number of games in development.
  • Act as Stadia Games and Entertainment’s technical expert by demonstrating in-depth understanding of key aspects of game development, including networking, 3D graphics, optimization, workflow design, etc.
  • Develop partnerships with the Stadia Platform team as well as other teams across Google to deliver true innovation to customers, content creators, and developers. Partner with the Stadia Platform team to develop technology that will be a differentiator for developers working on our platform.
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners, Google Leadership, and the Stadia Games and Entertainment organization.
  • Define the engine and content pipeline strategy for internal first-party studios.

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