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Destiny Senior Production Engineering Discipline Manager

Bungie

Production Engineers are force multipliers who use their expertise across Bungie systems and their passion for supporting others to increase the studio's effectiveness at shipping high quality content.

As the leader of the Production Engineering organization, you will build and drive strategy that guides the team to delivering the most impactful developer support. You will use your empathy and your high-level analytical skills to understand problems affecting large groups of developers and then work with your cross-discipline peers and your PE team to resolve them. You will write and upgrade Job Profiles and facilitate the people development process for the Production Engineering group including direct management and coaching for growth. You'll also ensure that the PE organization is healthy and lead by example with your sustainable work habits.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership/Strategy

  • Build strategy and lead implementation for production engineering support across multiple business units
  • Make predictive staffing decisions and participate in annual process for headcount and resource planning
  • Oversee the health, culture, and effectiveness of the Production Engineering organization
  • Guide delivery on product, management, and craft of being a PE
  • Align with cross-discipline peers to ensure our processes are collaborative and well-integrated
  • Lead as an extension of company leadership and actively support company-wide change management
  • Develop a talent strategy for the PE org that supplies the company with the right amount of support with the right capabilities on a reasonable timeline

Management

  • Directly manage a group of PE managers and leaders
  • Provide performance management, coaching, and career guidance for your direct reports and the organization
  • Build and upgrade Job Profiles and role descriptions
  • Act as a role model and provide through your inclusive leadership an example of management excellence that promotes participation and respect for others across the organization
  • Oversee hiring, training, and onboarding of new PE hires
  • Facilitate the annual people development sync process for your organization

Craft

  • Design and lead the craft strategy for the Production Engineering Team
  • Equip Production Engineers with tools and training for supporting healthy and effective teams
  • Develop training initiatives and mentorships that grow capabilities across the team

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Service-oriented Mentality
  • Ability to wield influence to gain alignment across large groups of stakeholders
  • Proficient at translating strategies into plans of action with clear success criteria
  • Excellent collaborator and partner who responds well to feedback
  • Growth mindset and curiosity
  • Exceptional communicator with the ability to clearly present high-level strategies and implementation details to varied audiences
  • Expertise in mentorship and helping others grow within their craft
  • Proven ability to Identify and drive workflow and process improvements
  • Experience successfully managing multiple Senior leaders or managers and leading an organization of at least 20 people
  • Experience interviewing, hiring, and onboarding full time employees
  • Experience developing or upgrading job profiles and role descriptions
  • High levels of autonomy and proactivity
  • Aptitude to quickly become proficient with proprietary game development toolsets

NICE-TO-HAVE SKILLS

  • Experience working on a AAA game
  • Technical Art or Computer Science education or applicable work experience
  • Desk-side technical support experience
  • Familiarity with Digital Content Creation applications (3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, Wwise)
  • Familiarity with game development suites (Unity, Unreal)
  • Familiarity with end user UR or UX best practices
  • Experience with source control software, especially Perforce
  • Technical Writing and documentation experience
  • Demonstrable scripting or object-oriented programming experience
So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
 
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion. 
Location: Hybrid / Bungie-Approved Remote Locations
Date found: 2022-11-03

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