Manager Software Engineering

United States
$147,520 / Year 
Senior level

Job Description

At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre-defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in!

As Manager Software Engineer working on DD you will lead a new team responsible for rebuilding the core game data and rules actualization services for Wizards of the Coast’s (WotC) DD digital toolset and marketplace, DD Beyond.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead the end-to-end development of DD Beyond's new game data and rules actualization services, including design, development, testing, and deployment, ensuring a smooth process throughout.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to a team of software engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, UX designers, business intelligence and multi-functional teams to define requirements, develop product roadmaps, and ensure successful project delivery.
  • Advise on architecting and implementing scalable and efficient web app solutions, ensuring efficiency, reliability, and maintainability.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies and provide recommendations on standard processes and tools.
  • Collaborate with partners to gather feedback, iterate on features, and continuously improve the flexibility of the rules actualization services and tools.

What You'll Bring:

  • 4+ years demonstrated ability managing software engineering teams of 5 or more engineers.
  • 2+ years prior experience as a software engineer using web stack technologies and building web apps in the cloud (e.g., AWS, Azure).
  • Strong knowledge of web app architecture, design patterns, and standard processes.
  • Solid understanding of web app performance optimization, security, and usability principles.
  • Experience driving operational excellence processes and using observability tools for monitoring, logging, and tracing.
  • Experience working in agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum).
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical partners.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with JavaScript, TypeScript, and Next.js.
  • Familiarity with AWS (e.g., Lambda, Gateway, DynamoDB, SNS, SQS, Event Bridge).
  • Familiarity with C# and .NET framework.
  • Prior experience breaking down monolithic framework architectures, built using .NET and C#, into smaller distributed services.
  • A passion for Dungeons Dragons (DD).

Compensation Range, Currency USD:

  • Starting Pay Range: $147,520
  • Pay Range End: $249,600

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. If you are selected to move forward in our application process and need to request an accommodation, please let your recruiter or coordinator know.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation range for this role. The range listed is just one component of Wizards of the Coast’s total compensation package for employees. Employees may also be eligible for annual and long-term incentives. In addition, Wizards of the Coast provides a variety of benefits to employees. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation Time Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Volunteer Program, Employee Giving Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Product Discounts, and more.


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