Build Engineer

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Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development
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Build Engineering team is responsible for developing and maintaining the build
and test infrastructure at Demonware. Our internal teams leverage these
platforms to ensure that the wide range of hosted services they develop for
some of the largest game franchises on the planet, such as Call of Duty and
Skylanders, are fully tested from initial development to final deployment.

We are
looking for an experienced Build Engineer to develop our build and test
infrastructure around this multi-layer tech stack across both development and
operational teams. This involves consulting with teams on requirements,
developing tools and managing infrastructure to support these requirements, and
then supporting the on-going maintenance of this build and test infrastructure.
This role also involves working to develop and implement best practices across
teams to ensure that the quality and reliability of the services being
developed are maintained.


• Ownership
of our Continuous Delivery systems using Bamboo and Jenkins
• Working
closely with internal teams to improve how they build, test and deploy software
• Improving
and maintaining our image building, agent provisioning and deployment tools
• Proactively
optimising the build and test functions at the environment level
• Delivering
technical collateral including best practice guides, demos, bootcamps,


• 5+
Years worth of professional systems administration experience
• 5
Years experience owning of build systems
• Extensive
understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts
• Strong
scripting skills: Unix shell programming and ideally at least one of Python or
Perl, to assist with identification and automation of repetitive tasks
• Strong
working knowledge of TCP/IP networking as well as common application protocols
• Experience
with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tooling, such as Bamboo and
• Experience
with virtualization and container technologies, such as Virtualbox, Vagrant,
KVM, Docker and Kubernetes
• Experience
with SCM tools such as GIT and SVN
• Experience
with provisioning tools such as Puppet, Ansible and Salt
• Experience
with package management tech (especially RPM, DEB and Python)
• Linux
administration-level knowledge and debugging skills
• Excellent
analytical / troubleshooting skills
• Strong
written & verbal communication skills
• Ability
to work and deliver consistently under pressure
• Ability
& willingness to take part in second level on-call rotation


• Experience
working in 24x7x365 online environments
• Experience
enabling product teams with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
• Experience
developing with Python, C++, Groovy and Java
• Experience
with DevOps tooling such as Vagrant, Packer, Terraform, Nomad, Habitat, Consul
• Experience
with IDEs such as Visual Studio


• An
excellent salary, with annual performance reviews
• 25
days holidays
• Annual
bonus program
• Annual
pay review
• Pension
matching contributions
• Top-tier
healthcare for you and your family
• Life
insurance coverage
• Tax
Saver Commuter Ticket scheme
• Bike
to work Scheme
• Free
Activision Games
• Snacks
• Flexible
working practices, based on the belief that the quality of your work is not
dependent on the number of hours sitting behind a desk
• A
culture that emphasizes continual learning and improvement, with opportunities
for career progression, travel, and a commitment to open source

by the numbers:

• 469+
million gamers
• 3.2+
million concurrent online gamers
• 100+
• 300,000
+ API calls per hour
• Average
query response time of
• 70,000
requests per second at peak
• 135,000+
metrics a second

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