Technical Project Manager

Guildford, UK
Engineering & Programming

Job Overview

How would you like to be part of the tech team that delivers the technology and infrastructure that supports the launch of the next big F2P game from Wargaming, the maker of juggernauts like ‘World of Tanks’ and ‘World of Warships’?

The game is being created here at Wargaming’s brand-new UK studio, located in the heart of Guildford. It is aimed at the North American market, is based on a completely new IP and differs significantly from the existing Wargaming products. It’s a truly unique chance to be at the forefront of the next generation of PC and console F2P games!

As Technical Project Manager, you’ll be part of planning and managing the development of all the technology and infrastructure we will need to launch, and later operate this game for years to come. The Technical Project Manager will work closely with the Technical Director and Technical Lead to manage all the engineers on the project.

Reports To

This position reports to the Development Director. 

What will you do?

  • Responsible for technology deliverables part of the product roadmap

  • Work with product owners to manage quality, time and scope of the deliverables

  • Work as part of development management team to

    • Facilitate and refine studio’s development processes

    • Identify and refine tech pipelines across all disciplines

    • Track and report quality, progress and velocity

  • Manage onsite as well as distributed development teams by

    • Handling scheduling and resource management

    • Ensuring teams follow tech procedures and policies

    • Ensuring code documentation is written and well maintained

    • Coaching and mentoring team members in project management

  • Support Tech Director and Tech Lead to

    • Identify and mitigate technical dependencies and risks

  • Highlight efficiency improvements in development

  • Manage implementation of high-level technical vision

  • Planning, budgeting and reporting on projects

  • Help with presentations to Executive team about project status

What are we looking for?

  • Proven track record in management roles, especially project management.

  • Great verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Solid knowledge of project management software

  • Some game development experience

  • Logical problems solver

  • Focused on delivering tech that fulfils the customer needs

  • Experience with agile teams

  • Technical background

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Experience working with highly distributed teams

  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, MS Teams

  • Fluent excel skills

  • Experience working on a free-to-play game during production and live

  • Programming experience in the gaming industry

  • Familiarity with Unreal 4

About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!


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