Senior IT Operations Manager

Los Angeles, California, United States
12 days ago

About Skillz:

Skillz is the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition.

The gaming industry is larger than movies, music, and books, with more than 2.7 billion gamers playing monthly and 10 million developers worldwide. Mobile is the fastest-growing segment of the gaming market, expected to increase from $77 billion in 2020 to $150 billion in 2025.

As the first publicly-traded (NYSE: SLZ) mobile esports platform, Skillz has pioneered the future of the gaming industry. The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide, and distributes millions in prizes each month.

Through its philanthropic initiatives, Skillz has harnessed the power of its platform to transform the way nonprofits engage with donors, enabling anyone with a mobile device to support causes such as the American Red Cross , Susan G. Komen , American Cancer Society , and NAACP by playing in Skillz tournaments.

Skillz has also earned recognition as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies , a two-time winner of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 , one of Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups , and the #1 fastest-growing company in America on the Inc. 5000.

Who We’re Looking For:

Skillz is looking for a Sr. Manager IT Operations responsible for managing the IT Service Desk, End User Computing, Mobile Devices, Video & Voice Telecommunications technologies, and all related processes to meet business and service level expectations. Works closely with business departments, peer tower leads, vendors, strategic partners, and studio support organizations to help identify, evaluate, and operationally support the technology solutions.

Provide technology leadership and day-to-day management in the design, implementation, and operations of Skillz information technology systems. Collaborate with peer tower leads to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture, system design & development, application support, network, security, and program delivery goals. Possess a solid understanding of information technology platforms that supports the media, entertainment, and mobile gaming industry.

This role will help the company mature our organization by building and implementing secure and scalable processes and procedures to support end users. The Senior IT Operations Manager at Skillz will be responsible for adhering to security policies and procedures throughout our enterprise ecosystem. This role will report to the Head of Enterprise Systems within our operations team but will partner with team members throughout the business to identify needs, architect solutions and resolve issues to support the growth of our rapidly scaling business.

What You’ll Do:

Your Skillz:


Skillz embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to diversifying our workforce, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability status, and we operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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