Senior Software Engineering Manager, Defence
7 days ago
At Improbable, we’re bringing together technology and games to create new opportunities and experiences. In order to achieve this, we need unique perspectives from diverse people, empowered to revolutionise how online games are made, delivered and paid for.
We believe one of the biggest, most impactful changes to the way we live our lives is going to come from the medium of games. Realising new communities, societies and vocations through virtual worlds is what drives our people and gives them purpose.
Is to provide engineering leadership directly to the UK engineering managers (2) and broader body of engineers (22) in the core engineering heart of the Defence unit of Improbable. You will be key anchor point for growth in 2020, with these teams set to grow significantly as the Defence business doubles in size.
Reporting to the UK-based Director of Engineering, you will play a significant role in developing our leaders of tomorrow, shepherding delivery and contributing to our vision.
Ultimately you will guide these teams towards our multi-year mission and goal; combining our distributed compute technology, massive-scale simulations, advanced probabilistic modelling and AI to help selected governments meet the threats they face.
Areas for Impact
We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following:
- 3+ years as a senior manager, building and leading rapidly scaling multiple engineering teams or groups.
- Passion for developing, mentoring and coaching managers.
- Relevant software and/or systems engineering background.
- Previous experience working with customers, both internal and external.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Experience developing hiring strategies & goals and aiding recruitment process.
While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!
The best ideas are often the least expected and require new ways of thinking; that’s why our teams at Improbable are made up of an incredible range of talented people. Improbable is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.