Head of Software Engineering - GOG Galaxy

  • GOG.com
  • Warsaw
  • Any contract
  • 11.01.2019

Requirements

Experience level: Senior
Requirements:
  • 7+ years’ experience in software engineering (C++).
  • Previous (and successful) experience in managing others.
  • Proficiency in project management, as well as excellent organization and coordination skills.
  • Experience with work in an agile environment.
  • Adaptiveness, as we always seek for the best ideas and ways of doing things, which means changes.
  • Great communications skills helping you to bridge the gaps between business and programmers.
  • Ability to easily communicate in English.
  • An overwhelming desire to code the best software on the Internet.
  • Passion for video games, apps, online technologies and geek culture.
Nice to have:
  • Experience in the gaming industry.

Technologies

Necessary on this position:
  • People management
  • C++
Nice-to-have:
  • Knowledge of client-server software architecture.
  • Experience with online multiplayer games.

Project you can join

Gamers are the pillars of everything we do and thus we want to offer them the cosiest environment to take the advantage of their games. Imagine you can connect with other fellow-gamers regardless of the platform on which they buy and play games. Behind constantly growing ecosystem of GOG Galaxy services there is a team of brilliant engineers who are expecting us to hire talented Head to lead them. Would this be you?

Work time division

New features
45%
Meetings
35%
Self-development
20%

How we code?

  • Style guide
  • Code review
  • Pair programming
  • Static code analysis
  • TDD
  • BDD
  • Code metrics
  • Knowledge database

How we test?

  • Unit tests
  • Integration tests
  • System tests
  • Pentests
  • Performance tests
  • Manual testing
  • Test automation
  • CI

How we manage our projects?

  • Methodology: Agile
  • Who makes architectural decisions? Architect + Team
  • Who makes technology stack decisions? Architect + Team
  • Concurrent projects per team member?: 1
  • Project management software: Jira
  • Team line-up:
  • Developers: 15
  • PMs: 1
  • QAs: 3
  • Designers: 2

Toolset

  • Laptop
  • PC
  • Additional monitor
  • Headphones
  • Personal container
  • phone
  • Freedom to pick your tools
  • Operating system

Work environment

  • Tech supervisor
  • Open space
  • Separate rooms
  • Dress code
  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid vacation: 20/26
  • Office hours: 8.00 - 18.00

Bonuses

  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
  • Financial bonus
  • Equity
  • Cold beverages
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Snacks
  • Lunches
  • Adaptation tips
  • Language courses
  • Temporary housing
  • Help finding an apartment
  • Visa Services
  • Sign up bonus
  • Flight ticket
  • Money for moving expenses
  • Conferences
  • Trainings
  • Books
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Shower
  • Chill room
  • Playroom for children
  • Integration events

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