Principal, Engineering Operations Manager at Microsoft

Principal, Engineering Operations Manager Details

Feb. 22, 2019, 3:58 p.m.
Engineering
People Manager
Full-Time
Redmond, WA
Live Operations team Engineering Operations, you
As Manager of Engineering Operations, you will lead the Minecraft Engineering and Live Operations teams. You will be part of a global leads team and provide top level operational focus and people management to our teams in Release Management, Systems Engineering and Live Operations Support. Working closely with our gameplay, publishing, online teams and more, this role is at the center of our live service products. You will drive strong collaboration across internal and external stakeholder and build consensus across a wide variety of partner teams. As you participate in building new capabilities for our franchise, you will be a driving force for strategic change across the future of our franchise. In this role we are looking for an individual who is comfortable being hands on while taking on the exciting challenge of standing up new capabilities and creating a function that focuses among many things, our quality and stability commitment to our players. We are looking for a highly motivated

Capacity and cost planning against live operations, tied into development planning and financial goals for the game Drive development changes to improve live game with a balance against financial targets and longevity of game Define and drive continuous improvements in how we structure and operate our engineering operations around service automation, release management and dev ops Build strong collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders Execute strategies to hit key metric targets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis Skilled in directing large-scale operations, comfortable
7+ years of live operations director/lead experience. Game industry experience is a plus. Working on free to play mobile games with a preference for a top grossing game. Computer Engineering Degree or equivalent demonstrated hands on work experience Ability to define a clear vision and strategy with clear articulation of immediate, mid-term and long-term goals. Creative problem solver who can balance aspiration and reality to achieve the most optimal result Strong player focus, you care about the commitments we make to our players and community Strong understanding of game economies and free to
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