Build Engineer

New York
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The Position
Our New York Studio is currently working on an undisclosed project for next gen consoles and PC. This is an exciting time to join our New York team. AAA games development involves building and managing a large and complex code base for diverse platforms as well as enormous amounts of data. The efficiency of the processes involved in doing so can be the differencing factor between a blockbuster success and a failure. As a Build Engineer you will take the technical leadership of this area and you will be setting the vision for our developer’s productivity. You will have the overall responsibility for the workflow efficiency of the development of the current build system in terms of how programmers and content creators develop, manage, and build their code and data. That includes analyzing workflow, identifying bottlenecks and developing solutions to improve productivity. You will work close to our game developers and development leads to evolve our technical support systems and our processes / best practices, and to coach them in applying them in the best possible manner.



To succeed in the role you have a business and customer-oriented attitude and you find it easy to communicate and build relations. You are a team player with a strong desire to share your knowledge with others as well as to learn from your colleagues and to gain insight in the realities of their day-to-day work. You are results-oriented with ability to quickly absorb new information and transform it into creative solutions. You have a sense of urgency and ability to cope with short lead-times.

We can offer you a challenging, stimulating and value-driven environment where you will work together with some of the industry’s strongest brains and where you will constantly apply and deepen your skills.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2+ Years of relevant experience
  • Excellent skills in Python development
  • Experience with configuring build automation systems such as WAF, Scons, make, (N)Ant or Maven.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration solutions such as Jenkins, CruiseControl, TeamCity or Bamboo.
  • Experience with Revision Control Systems, preferably Perforce.
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of software development methods and frameworks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with Java development
  • Experience with web service development
  • Experience with distributed systems


To apply for this position please register below with a detailed CV and cover letter. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. All applicants are required to relocate to work full-time in New York City.

  
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