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Mechanics DevOps Programmer – Knutsford – AAA Games

Location: Knutsford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23404 Posted: 6 months ago

Job Title: Mechanics DevOps Programmer

Job Location: Knutsford

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

A well-loved studio based in the North West are seeking a talented DevOps Programmer to join our Mech DevOps team. Their games are huge and changing rapidly, with hundreds of code commits and gigabytes of asset changes per day.

The right candidate for this job will have a passion for games and an understanding of the important role automated testing and continuous integration can play in raising the quality bar for their award-winning series.


  • Implement changes to game code to make it amenable to automated play through and general testing.
  • Develop and maintain test harness software which will run the game, gather data and provide detail outcome reports in various formats.
  • Monitor, maintain and improve existing continuous integration processes such as compiling and distributing the game and tools, monitoring and reporting on compilation times, etc…


  • Strong C++ skills.
  • Proficient in Python.
  • Excellent problem solving and analysis skills.
  • Experience using continuous integration systems like TeamCity or Jenkins.
  • Basic experience using HTML, CSS, JavaScript (for maintaining reporting front-end)
  • Basic database experience (SQL, Elasticsearch).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent professional experience.


  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Experience with CI tools such as puppet, ansible, docker.
  • Familiar with at least one build system e.g. makefiles, jam, gradle, ant…
  • Exceptional eye for detail and drive for quality.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214418!

Tagged as: Game Programming

Tags: Game Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


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