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Director, Engineering - OMEN Gaming and eSports

Company: HP Inc
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Are you interested gaming? HP OMEN is changing the lives of gamers world wide by creating a virtual worlds and communities. In this role, you will be leading engineering for one of the most strategic and fastest growing products at HP. With HP scale, every feature your envision can better the lives of millions of gamers worldwide.

Innovation is in HP's DNA. From our origins in a Palo Alto, CA garage in 1939, to our current position as one of the world's leading technology companies, HP has grown to become a leader in technology and corporate culture, inspiring innovators and entrepreneurs around the globe.

HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software and services to serve more than 1 billion customers in over 170 countries. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that attracts exceptional talent and to supporting our employees to succeed at all levels. We dream in over 35 languages and share one mission: to engineer experiences that amaze.

At HP Inc, our Personal systems and our gaming product line, have become a necessity (from a luxury) over 2020. This is a massive responsibility as well as an opportunity for HP. HP is on a mission to make lives of gamers better by improving their game experience, community and fun from wherever they play.

As a Product Engineering Leader in the Personal System Software R&D division, you will be responsible for generating differentiated gamer value through innovation. You will need to scale and track every feature you release. We have an exceptional team of incredibly talented engineers at HP and the OMEN gaming team has grown year on year massively. We are looking for leader and a nurturer as well as a subject matter expert to coach our growing engineering team.

About you - We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated leader who is passionate about gaming, communities and our engineers too.

  • Strong "Technical Knowledge" in Product Development
  • Strong "Business Acumen" with some successful products under your belt
  • Compelling "Leadership Style" to groom and engineers towards success
  • Ease of "Leading cross-geography teams"
  • An "Entrepreneurial Attitude" and full understanding of what it takes to operate in a very dynamic, fast-paced and results oriented environment
  • Personality and Cultural Alignment to influence right decisions - without breaking bridges and adhere to the HP way
  • Good "Analytical Thinking" to make majority of right judgement calls

Responsibilities - As the Director, Engineering - OMEN Gaming and eSports you will be responsible for driving product success:

  • Envision Products - with differentiated customer value
  • Estimate Investment needs
  • Define and Publicize Roadmaps
  • Direct software execution on various products
  • Manage engineers and help them develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, personalities, and work styles
  • Work on strategy and help set direction while staying on top of the day-to-day software development
  • Track product usage and metrics and suggest/drive course corrections
  • Contribute ideas to product
  • Manage dependencies from peer-groups and 3rd parties


  • Windows Product Engineering Experience
  • Cloud Development Experience (Java/Go/AWS)
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited university
  • 12+ Years of experience in software industry
  • 5+ Years of experience as a software developer, tester or equivalent
  • Experience developing Software subscription products
  • Experience in Big Data

About HP

You're out to reimagine and reinvent what's possible-in your career as well as the world around you.

So are we. We love taking on tough challenges, disrupting the status quo, and creating what's next. We're in search of talented people who are inspired by big challenges, driven to learn and grow, and dedicated to making a meaningful difference.

HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world united in creating technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.

Our history: HP's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion - it's just who we are.

From the boardroom to factory floor, we create a culture where everyone is respected and where people can be themselves, while being a part of something bigger than themselves. We celebrate the notion that you can belong at HP and bring your authentic self to work each and every day. When you do that, you're more innovative and that helps grow our bottom line. Come to HP and thrive!

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