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Senior Build and Release Engineer – Games – London

Location: Bromley, London Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Splash Damage

Our client is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and they’re all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. They’re now expanding the team for exciting new projects on PC and console, and are looking for superstars to help us make this happen.


The Role

As the Senior Build & Release Engineer, you would be leading the charge from concept to implementation in taking the build & release system to the next level. Does lack of automation make you anxious? Do you like to provide developers “buttons” and “levers” to reduce human-error in the deployment process? Do your dreams run in the cloud when they’ve exceeded the on-site footprint? Do you verify your unit-test cases by writing unit-test cases for them? If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, and you really like a challenge, the Senior Build & Release Engineer role may be something for you!


You will

  • Design and develop of continuous integration solutions
  • Own regular delivery of product applications with a variety of special requirements
  • Develop and maintain productivity tools
  • Write effective documentation
  • Study, understand, and communicate necessary technology that is used or being considered
  • Work with Windows and Linux build systems and servers
  • Work with UE3 and UE4 build tools
  • Integrate additional tools into the pipeline (test automation, analysis and deployment automation tools)
  • Solicit requirements and implement effective reporting


Essential Skills and Experience

  • A passion for games and enthusiasm for playing games
  • Several years of industry experience in build & release engineering
  • Experience in Python and/or Perl
  • Significant version control experience (Perforce/Helix preferred)
  • Experience in Build and Release Engineer through external (Steam) and internal (in-house) infrastructure
  • Proficient building and maintaining toolchains
  • Proficient with Linux
  • Experience with continuous integration systems
  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with immediate problem resolution
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with C++
  • Experience with TeamCity and/or Bamboo
  • Experience with AWS, VMware, or similar virtualization technologies
  • Experience with large scale data infrastructure
  • Experience with UE3 deployment automation to Steamworks
  • Technical leadership experience


Perks & Benefits 

  • Private medical insurance that will cover you, your partner, and children
  • Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
  • Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
  • Complimentary gym membership
  • Free eye tests + discounted glasses
  • Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
  • Brand new state of the art office
  • Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
  • Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Referral fee

Tagged as: Build Engineering

Tags: Build Engineering Categories: Programming , Technical


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