Support Programming Team Lead – SRE Pipelines (Harbour)

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Harbour: online solutions at Ubisoft
As Ubisoft’s online platform developer, Harbour helps bring high-quality connected experiences to millions of players worldwide. Working alongside production teams, we leverage state-of-the-art solutions to enable value-filled features in all our online games – throughout their development and while they’re live. With a view of Ubisoft’s entire digital ecosystem and a long-term approach to online gaming, we focus on finding the right solution for the right purpose. And if the solution we need doesn’t exist yet? That’s just an opportunity for us to create it.
 

As a Support Programming Team Lead within Ubi MTL’s Harbour team, you’ll create a new team to extend our SRE Pipelines offering.

Together with existing support groups, your new team will support our products while working with a community of back-end and front-end developers who are responsible for building and maintaining web services, managing cloud infrastructure, and overseeing the monitoring tools necessary to keep the entire ecosystem afloat.

Sharing your technical know-how, you'll guide new members in their day-to-day support tasks. Plus, you'll occasionally be hands-on, performing support duties alongside your team members, all the while maintaining a keen understanding of the products at play.

With a holistic view of processes and procedures, you'll identify improvement opportunities and put long-lasting changes to keep things running smoothly for the long term.
 

Job Description

What you’ll do

·       Develop and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders (like video game production teams, partners, and other Harbour development teams).

·       Assess technical problems encountered by developers and operators when using our CI/CD pipelines and cloud infrastructure.

·       Propose robust solutions and minimum-impact workarounds + ensure that we're addressing the right problems at the right time.

·       Coach and guide a new team of support agents to share in the responsibilities for the new team.

·       Make sure that integrators follow Harbour’s guidelines when using our products + identify improvement opportunities for our platform offering.

·       Manage and prioritize a variety of support issues in tandem.

·       Monitor team performance using KPIs.

·       Collaborate with other Harbour support teams to provide a unified support process for our large online ecosystem.

Qualifications

What you bring

·       Experience managing support teams (or other relevant experience)

·       Knowledge of:

-         SRE and DevOps practices

-         RESTful APIs

-         Cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, etc.)

-         CI/CD pipelines (Gitlab, etc.)

-         Containerization and orchestration (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes, etc.)

·       Attention to detail and critical thinking

·       Flexibility in the organization of your work, allowing you to adapt to changes and balance a range of tasks and obstacles in parallel

·       A degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science (or related training)

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills + the ability to break down complex information for various audiences

·       A proactive approach to problem-solving: you can anticipate issues and come up with solutions to overcome them 

 

Additional Information

About us

At Ubisoft Montreal, a preeminent developer of video games located in Montreal’s dynamic Mile-End neighbourhood since 1997, we offer a work environment unique in the industry for allowing you to build and cultivate games that are part of critically acclaimed, iconic AAA franchises of international repute.

When you join Ubi Montreal, you enter a community of passionate, extraordinary developers connected by their need to innovate, to be creative and to work with the latest technology. You’ll discover a world where employees enjoy constant career advancement, a supportive learning environment, and competitive compensation packages.

More than anything, at Ubi Montreal, you will regularly ship a variety of big, quality titles – Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Rainbow Six, Watch_Dogs, For Honor and… well we can’t disclose all our secrets just yet… – and work with some of the most talented people in the industry.

 

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.

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