Development Director II

Montreal/Toronto (And Nearby Locations)

Data and Analytics (DnA) is seeking a Development Director with a background in Software Development. As a direct report to the Development Director II, you will formulate the strategy and oversee the execution of a project within one of our specialized sectors, supporting an analytics project for a live gaming title. This role presents an exceptional opportunity to spearhead a live project centered around data analytics, providing support to games, and collaborating with an outstanding team.

Role of a Development Director at EA: A Development Director leads many disciplines, such as Data Architects, Product Managers, Software Engineers, Quality Assurance, Analysts, and other collaborators. As the custodian of the project schedule, you will liaise with our partners to ensure the project is delivered punctually, to the highest quality, and within budget.


Lead scrum ceremonies and lead teams to meet commitments.

Help us create the project plan supporting our internal or external teams.

Develop a roadmap by partnering with our teams and partners and bringing it through to completion.

Identify resourcing needs.

Manage resource allocation, and forecasting for financial submission.

Manage risks, understand the impact, and delineate urgency/severity.

Provide regular status reporting on progress.

Develop and maintain project key performance indicators that track project quality, delivery, and predictability.

Motivate the team and promote collaboration.

Build processes and efficiencies.


You have experience managing large programs in a distributed team environment (6+ years).

You have experience managing pods

You have experience in Atlassian Suite (Jira, JAAS)

You are a pro in Google Suite

You love working with teams; you value diversity, equity, and Inclusion

Enthusiasm for sharing knowledge and a hunger for learning new techniques

Tagged as: Analytics, Collaboration, Enthusiasm, Forecasting, Indicators, Jira, Quality Assurance, Resource Allocation, Resourcing, Software Development

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