Software Engineering Manager/ Lead – Game Tech

Job Overview

Wargaming Sydney is seeking a Software Engineering Manager to join our studio. We are looking for experienced managers who have an ability to work in a fast moving environment and adapt to working with different technology stacks as required.


What will you do?

You will bring key experience and skills to help us build technology for AAA free-to-play games that scale to millions of players, and the technology that powers them. You will have the opportunity to influence the direction of the product and collaborate with teams in numerous international game studios. You will join and lead an established cross-functional development team that’s agile, open, fun, and driven to build high quality products. This is a rare opportunity to apply your engineering expertise and leadership skills in the video game industry. You will provide technical guidance to the team and will be hands on when required as per the needs of the team.


What are we looking for?
  • You’ve got a solid foundation as a software engineer, bringing best practices of development and delivery to the team

  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • You thrive in an agile development environment

  • You’ve got a track record as a skilled and empathetic people-manager

  • You can satisfy and collaborate with stakeholders and sponsors while understanding and meeting the needs of the team

  • You are proficient with C++


What additional skills will help you stand out?
  • You are a servant-leader who has helped teams to be high-performing

  • You have experience with the game engines like Unreal Engine (UE4)

  • You have knowledge or experience with AI/Machine Learning

  • You’re passionate about game and/or engine development

  • You have experience designing and building large, distributed systems

  • You are proficient with Python

  • You have experience working with Agile/SCRUM


    About Wargaming:

    Wargaming Sydney is one of the largest AAA development studios in Australia, and is the Aussie branch of We are the creators of the award-winning BigWorld Technology which powers Wargaming’s massively popular online games. The team currently works on new IP, established titles, and advanced technologies.

    We are a group of highly talented individuals who have come together to create the Wargaming Sydney family.

    At Wargaming Sydney we offer all our employees a unique bespoke benefits package which includes options for subsidised private health care, fitness/gym memberships and entertainment budgets. We also offer breakfast every day, a weekly company-provided lunch, fully stocked gaming room and much, much more…

    We’ve been voted a Great Place to Work, and are endorsed as an Employer for Women by Work180. We believe in equal opportunities for all and have created a workplace where all of our team can feel supported and included. Likewise, we’ve zero tolerance for workplace bullying, discrimination, and harassment. We encourage applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and all applicants will receive consideration equally.

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    Sydney, Australia



    Software Engineering