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Technical Project Manager, Information Technology Services

Thatgamecompany

Remote / United States of America / Canada
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Product Mangement
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 01/20/2023
  • Website: thatgamecompany.com
  • Company Address: , Santa Monica, CA
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About Thatgamecompany

thatgamecompany designs and develops artistically crafted, broadly accessible video games that push the boundaries of interactive entertainment. They strive to contribute meaningful, enriching experiences that touch and inspire players and create timeless interactive entertainment that makes positive change to the human psyche worldwide.

Job Description

thatgamecompany is best recognized for creating award-winning, enriching, and meaningful game titles such as Journey, Flower, and flOw.
Our most recent game, Sky: Children of Light, is our most complex undertaking to date. It is a social network built around the values inherited from a powerful humanistic story. It is a live experience continuously evolving inside a global online theme park. 

We are seeking a detail-oriented and passionate technical project manager to join us in managing the development of game backend technologies, analytics platforms, and player support applications. These services and platforms are the core technology supporting our current and future game titles, as well as enabling our company to live-operate Sky: Children of Light with millions of active users generating terabytes of data per day. 

As a TPM, you will report to the Senior Project Manager, managing multiple technical projects in software and game development that serve millions of players and internal customers.

Responsibilities

  • Manage projects for thatgamecompany’s ITS teams, including:

    • Data Engineering/Analytics, Online Engine, Support Applications

    • DevOps, Infrastructure, Security, Enterprise Operations

  • Oversee development to ensure the on-time completion and quality of all tasks and deliverables

  • Facilitate requirements gathering and backlog management

  • Anticipate, identify, communicate, and help resolve issues that may compromise quality or schedule

  • Work with senior management to build and refine processes that:

    • Enhance cross-functional communication

    • Foster sustainable development practices

  • Provide feedback, advice, project updates and encouragement to team members

  • Foster and manage collaboration with third-party technology vendors and contractors

  • Work closely with the CIO, Senior Project Manager, and Technical Leads to create a strong long term vision planning and roadmap for the ITS department

  • Contribute to thatgamecompany’s unique culture and vision

 

Must Haves

  • 3+ years of software project management experience and technical leadership roles

  • Proven experience with IT infrastructure development, platforms, and tools

  • Strong people management, communication skills and ability to design and facilitate sessions that lead to clear outcomes

  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills

  • Expertise with information security and secure engineering practices

  • Passion for games and belief in thatgamecompany’s vision

 

Nice to Haves

  • Scrum Master certification

  • Experience with software engineering

  • Experience with Atlassian Development and Collaboration Tools

  • Experience in the video game industry

  • Experience with data science and AI/ML


We look forward to meeting you!