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AAA Build Engineer


Skillsearch Limited

Salary on application

Sheffield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Build Engineer in Sheffield

We’re looking for a talented Build Engineer to join the team at this award-winning studio in Sheffield. Your role as a Build Engineer will involve maintaining the stability of the project builds across all platforms and will require you to have a solid background in AAA games. This exciting opening is a great chance for an experienced Build Engineer to join a studio that is enjoying huge success year on year, this is your chance to become a part of it!

As a Build Engineer 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 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.

You will benefit from a sociable and supportive culture, as well as the option of flexitime in order to maintain a healthy work-life balance and several other great perks.

Build Engineer responsibilities:

Maintain systems for existing projects and implement strategies for existing and future projects

Automate build and testing using your field expertise

Develop and refine tests to improve the quality of the testing process

Communicate problems and provide reports on the status of build systems

Key requirements for this role in Sheffield:

Experienced in TeamCity, Jenkins, and/or similar systems

Experience of using build management tools such as Maven/Gradle

Excellent understanding of SCCM tools (Perforce/git/Subversion)

A strong understanding of Linux, OSX and Windows

Expert in one or more scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash, Perl)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving studio in the heart of Sheffield. If you’re passionate about games and creating a beautiful player experience and you want to be a part of a successful studio in a rewarding environment, then this could be the next step in your career.

As well as the benefits mentioned above, this studio offers a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and a very sociable work environment with several events organised throughout the year. On top of this, you will be working in a team of driven individuals, where each member is encouraged to be themselves and you can be sure that each person’s input will be valued and will have an impact on the end product.

Tags: Build Engineer, Games Engineer, Engine Engineer, Games Build Engineer, AAA Games, AAA Studio, AAA, RoR

A little bit about the city: Sheffield

Sheffield is a big city with the feel of a small town, with a booming creative industry that has been recognised as the best in the North, this vibrant city welcomes talent and innovation. Lying partly within the Peak District, Sheffield has been nicknamed ‘The Outdoor City’ allowing plenty of opportunity for adventure, from mountain biking to visiting a tropical greenhouse. Sheffield also boasts a wealth of culture including theatres and the National Videogame Museum. Thanks to strong transport links, Sheffield is also easily reached from other major cities such as Leeds and Nottingham.

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