Full-Time

Head of Product – Director/Lead

Developer Services

Updated on 5/21/2024

Zynga

Zynga

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops social mobile gaming experiences

Consumer Software

Senior, Expert

Canada

Required Skills
Communications
Management
SQL
AWS
Linux/Unix
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • 6+ years of product management in video games, mobile app development, or enterprise software experience
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • BS degree in Computer Science preferred and/or equivalent software development experience
  • Solid understanding of developer needs and familiarity with the tools & processes development teams use to develop, build, test and release code
  • Working knowledge of AWS cloud computing (EC2, RDS, Redshift, DynamoDB)
  • Some familiarity with source control, operating systems (basic Linux commands, etc), data analytics, and SQL experience preferred
  • Familiarity with DevOps, development architecture, and service teams is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills & ability to present work to executive staff
  • Experience negotiating and coordinating 3rd party vendors
  • Outstanding organizational and analytical abilities, and attention to detail
  • A self-starter, a great teammate, and driven to succeed
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and partner management skills
Responsibilities
  • Define the vision for Developer Services by understanding customers' needs
  • Provide developers with efficient and reliable tools, frameworks, and infrastructure
  • Partner with multidisciplinary team leads to develop and implement the product vision and strategy
  • Define how to measure the success, effectiveness, and quality of products
  • Evangelize offerings and achieve roadmap alignment
  • Guide and mentor a team of product managers
  • Monitor industry trends and competitive landscape
  • Collaborate closely with other leaders to drive practices and positive team culture

Zynga is a leading developer in interactive entertainment, specializing in mobile social gaming with a portfolio of games that are widely popular worldwide. This company excels in creating games that not only engage but also connect millions of users daily, making it an exciting workplace for those interested in innovative game design and development. The focus on accessible and social-oriented gaming within a collaborative and dynamic environment provides a unique opportunity for professionals looking to impact the global gaming community.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$2B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2007

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

25%

Benefits

Compensation - Competitive salary, performance bonuses, opportunities for equity participation, retirement/pension savings support programs

Health - Medical, Dental, Vision covered for employees with participation for employees eligible dependents as well as Disability and life insurance program

Family - Generous parental leave for birth parents, partners and adoptive families. Infertility support, emergency child care and flexible time-off policies

Wellness - Gym benefits, wellness programs, employee assistance programs and generous time-off policies

Food - Food and snacks made in-house or delivered, healthy snack kitchens with drinks and treats, coffee bars, regular social gatherings and happy hours

Work & Life - Flexible time-off policies (DTO), office rest areas, gaming spaces, employee discounts and more

Transit Benefits - Shuttle service in select locations, commuter/parking benefits, secure bicycle storage, business travel assistance

Resource Groups - Women at Zynga (WAZ), zCares charitable giving, zParents, zEndurance adventure club, BZU, zPride LGBTQ+ inclusion and belonging