Build/ Release Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
Region:
Canada
Area:
Vancouver
City:
Vancouver
Posted:
14-May-18
Company:
Kabam
Job Ref:
BUILD01070

Build/Release Engineer

SW Engineering BUILD01070

  • Full-time
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN

Job details

Description

You possess a strong technical background and have a high degree of appreciation for game design. You're laser-focused on the details yet manage to think beyond the current state. You enjoy working in a collaborative fashion with incredibly talented people that can inspire and challenge.

Sound like a match? Kabam Vancouver is looking for a Build/Release Engineer to join us in delivering titles such as Marvel Contest of Champions and Transformers Forged to Fight., 2017 Google Play Awards Winner for "Best Game".  We’ve also got a few new projects on the go as well!

We don’t just make games, we play and love them too.

You will contribute by:

  • Collaborating with other engineers to maintain and enhance a robust build pipeline supporting multiple mobile platforms
  • Assisting with code and data integration strategy and Perforce branch structure
  • Creating, modifying, and maintaining asset pipelines and workflow tools
  • Monitor automation systems and proactively respond to breakages
  • Work as a technical liaison between the content/live and feature release teams to address build issues and improvements
  • Build a strong relationship with the development teams to understand the code, its dependencies and the infrastructure on which it runs
  • Help the development team with deployment strategy and capacity planning across development, QA, staging and production environments
  • Manage Perforce and Git source repositories
  • Work with the development team to deploy and manage tools that support automation, configuration management and release management
  • Automate and manage routine builds and  to various internal environments and production
  • Support developers and QA in troubleshooting integration and deployment issues
  • Analyze current processes and procedures to seek improvements
  • Evaluate emerging automation technologies and their potential applications
  • Build and maintain systems that will monitor all aspects of the application and the infrastructure
  • Monitor and analyze metrics to optimize automation systems

Desired Skills

  • 3+ years’ experience administering and using CICD tools such as TeamCity, Chef, Puppet and Jenkins
  • Strong knowledge of source-control administration, build pipelines, and automation scripting
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following technologies - Unity/NodeJS
  • Expert-level competency with source code management tools such as Perforce and Git
  • Ability to troubleshoot deployment and configuration issues and applying solutions
  • Understanding of firewalls, load balancers, and networking concepts is a plus
  • Strong understanding of, and experience operating in an agile development environment
  • Must be very comfortable working with both developers and system administrators
  • Experience in gaming and/or with mobile technologies
  • Ability to self-manage tasks and responsibilities

Excited by this opportunity? We invite you to apply and start the conversation with us. 

Together, we can create some of the best games ever made.

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