Engineering Director

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Technology – Internal Efficiency: Architecture /
Full time /
On-site
We are seeking an experienced Engineering Director to oversee our engineering teams in the Kuala Lumpur Office. The chosen candidate will be responsible for guiding the strategic direction, managing the execution of projects, and leading a distributed team of engineers across the Asia. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with a deep technical background, excellent management skills, and experience working with international stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Lead and manage a distributed team of engineers across various locations in the Asia.
    • Develop and execute the engineering strategy to align with company goals and objectives.
    • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of engineering projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget.
    • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the engineering teams.
    • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to engineers.
    • Ensure the implementation of best practices in software development, including security, scalability, and performance.
    • Collaborate with other departments, such as product management, Customer Success management team, Product marketing, and operations, to ensure alignment and support for engineering initiatives.
    • Manage the recruitment, onboarding, and professional development of engineering staff.
    • Monitor and report on the engineering teams' performance, using metrics and KPIs to drive improvements.
    • Work closely with international stakeholders, to coordinate efforts and ensure seamless collaboration across time zones and cultures.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Strong background in software development and engineering principles.
    • Experience managing distributed teams across multiple locations.
    • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
    • Strong management skills, with experience in Agile methodologies.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities, with a proven track record of working effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make high-stakes decisions.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
    • Ability to guide the transition from legacy codebases to modern frameworks and technologies.
    • Experience in scaling engineering teams and managing large-scale projects.
    • Knowledge of cloud platforms and services.
BENEFITS:

Convenient work tools
Latest Mac workplaces + additional hardware to make you more effective at work
Google Chat, Gmail, Google Drive, Confluence, Jira, GitLab

Professional growth
Free trainings and participation in specialized conferences
Rich knowledge exchange within the company

More perks
Health insurance (Medical, dental and optical)- Employee and dependants
Flexible hours: organize your day according to your needs and sprint & teamwork demands
No dress code
Comfortable and new office environment 

ABOUT XSOLLA

Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the video game industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes fund, market, launch and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms. As an innovative leader in in-game commerce, Xsolla’s mission is to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization to help our partners reach more geographies, generate more revenue and create relationships with gamers worldwide. Xsolla is headquartered and incorporated in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Berlin, Seoul, and cities worldwide. Xsolla supports major gaming titles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Take-Two, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, and more. 

For additional information and to learn more, please visit xsolla.com

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands for this position are sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations. 

The duties of this position may change from time to time so the individual and organization can achieve their results. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Xsolla KL Sdn Bhd takes your privacy very seriously, and will not sell or externally distribute any data received during the hiring process. Pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“PDPA”), Xsolla KL Sdn Bhd is mindful and committed to the protection of your personal information and your privacy. For more information related to PDPA 2010 please reach out to careers@xsolla.com.

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