Build Engineer – AAA Games – Sheffield, UK

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23648 Posted: 1 month ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Job Title: Build Engineer

Job Location: Sheffield, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Project: AAA Games

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OPM are excited to be working with one of the UK’s most prolific independent game developers, with multiple UK studios and many fantastic new opportunities on the horizon. This successful developer has had a string of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners that include Microsoft, SEGA, Sony and many more. They are now looking for an enthusiastic and talented Build Engineer to join their team in Sheffield.

 

As a Build Engineer you will be responsible for maintaining the stability of the project builds across all platforms. You will be responsible for the design and implementation of systems to automate building and testing a title, and for delivering regular builds to QA teams and customers. You will be capable of identifying the cause of any build problems, and for either resolving those problems yourself or communicating with other staff members to help resolve them. You will be helped in this and report to the lead programmer on the team who will be your line manager.

 

In a typical day you will be required to maintain systems for existing projects, while developing strategies for improving and automating the build and test processes for existing and future projects. You know how to use the tools required, including systems and scripting languages for automating building and testing. You may also have the skills to develop and refine tests to improve the quality of the testing process. You will have excellent communication skills enabling you to accurately communicate issues and report on the status of the build systems and builds themselves.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience with Jenkins, TeamCity or similar build systems
  • Experience with Maven, Gradle, or similar build management tools
  • Strong understanding of SCCM tools such as Perforce, git or Subversion.
  • Solid understanding of Linux, OSX and Windows Operating Systems
  • Experience in a minimum of one scripting language (Python, Bash, Perl or Ruby)

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience in a range of programming languages (Java, C#, C++)
  • Knowledge of large-scale asset pipelines.
  • Experience deploying to cloud compute and storage environments
  • Game industry experience, and experience of console build tool chains

COMPANY BENEFITS:

  • Superb benefits package
  • Generous holidays and flexi-time.
  • Out-of-office events

 

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 422!

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