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Software Engineer Manager


Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  6318

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 


IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.


IGTs Global Technology Organization builds the most reliable Lottery & Gaming systems and platforms in the world. We are looking for inquisitive, hardworking, and innovative people to join our close-knit team that spans six continents. Due to our global footprint and flexible working style, you’ll find an authentic culture championed by some of the most caring and dedicated people around. With an average tenure of over 10 years, personal and professional growth is abundant. Come join us at this pivotal time as we play a lead role in redefining the Gaming and Lottery industries.

Position Summary

As a Game Platform Engineering leader, you will be responsible for helping us drive new features and innovations that enable world-class games on the IGT Ascent platform. The software you will be working on is for our casino product line, managing everything from Dev Ops, OS, Production support tools, and much more. Because of the broad scope of responsibility, you will have lots of opportunities to work on many different areas of the software stack and help us improve and modernize existing systems.


•       Manage and prioritize the workload of your engineers
•       Actively promote the on-time completion of projects
•       Work closely with product management to determine the feasibility of product features and provide alternatives when necessary
•       Keep interest and excitement levels high, inside and outside of the department
•       Set measurable objectives for the team and individual reports and guide to achieve them
•       Constantly look for better processes for projecting and improving project profitability
•       Encourage innovation of process and creative development methodologies by all
•       Actively lead or participate in resolving key issues that impact the performance of the team
•       Contribute to sales activities, customer development, proposal development, and closing sales
•       Present creative solutions to internal teams when possible
•       Design and implement critical components of the product
•       Acts As an advisor to team members to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems. Develops and administers schedules, performance requirements;
•       Provides guidance to team members within the established company policies.
•       Empower and focus on team engagement
•       Willing to mentor and coach with a servant leadership style

Skills / Experience

•         Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related discipline, or equivalent experience
•         8+ years of experience software development experience
•         Knowledge of the implications of developing software in an enterprise organization
•         Working knowledge of Windows/Linux
•         Experience with Agile development methodologies
•         Experience with the continuous integration process.
•         Working knowledge or broad experience with C# programing language, C++, Perforce, Jira, and Confluence
•         Excellent communication skills - able to communicate effectively with technical / non-technical personnel
•         Team management & Leadership skills with cross-functional technical teams (Engineering, QA, Operations)
•         Able to pass a Security Background Investigation


•         3+ years of management experience
•         Experience with PowerShell, Windows OS authoring, embedded systems, and driver development
•         Experience with AWS, TeamCity, and Docker.
•         Gambling software development experience. 



IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

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