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Build Engineer - AAA


Skillsearch Limited

Salary on application

Nottingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Build Engineer in Nottingham

We’re looking for a talented Build Engineer to join the team at this award-winning studio in Nottingham. Your role as a Build Engineer will involve maintaining the project constancy of the builds across all platforms. You will need 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 at this Nottingham studio, 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.

In exchange, 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 improvement strategies across the build and test processes for existing and future projects

Be an expert in the system tools and scripting languages which will allow you to automate build and testing

Skills to develop and refine tests to improve the quality of the testing process

Communicate any problems and provide regular reports on the status of build systems and the game builds themselves

Key requirements for this role in Nottingham:

Exceptional communication skills, both verbally and written

Experienced in TeamCity, Jenkins, and/or similar systems

Experienced in using build management tools such as Maven, Gradle, or similar

A robust understanding of SCCM tools including Perforce, git or Subversion

A strong understanding of Linux, OSX and Windows Operating Systems

Expert in a minimum of one scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash, or Perl)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving studio in the heart of Nottingham. 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, AAA, Games Engineer, Engine Engineer, Ruby, RubyOnRails, RoR

A little bit about the city: Nottingham

Having been named the UK City of Literature, culture is very important to the city of Nottingham, with theatres, music venues and art spaces, this city certainly has something to offer everyone. At the edge of the Peak District, Nottingham is spoilt for green spaces that offer a scenic respite from city life. Ranking as one of the best places to live in the UK, with an excellent quality of life, residents of this city can enjoy an extensive shopping scene as well as a wealth of restaurants, some which are Michelin Star. The city centre is compact and unlike some larger UK cities, it is easy to travel around on foot. With strong transport links, Nottingham is only an hour and a half from London by train with several major airports within a reasonable driving time as well. Along with food festivals and markets, this city hosts a number of gaming expos, so is an ideal location for those passionate about games to get stuck into the gaming culture.

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