Build Engineer

New York
The Position
This is an exciting time to join our New York team with developing a AAA game which 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 differenting 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.

  • 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

  • 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. By applying to this role you give your consents as described below. Avalanche Studios collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Avalanche Studios’s recruitment related activities as well as for organisational planning purposes. Avalanche Studios may use your personal data in relation to the selection of applicants including for example setting up and conducting interviews and tests as well as evaluating and assessing the results. Avalanche Studios does not disclose your personal data to unauthorized third parties. Avalanche Studios may from time to time also use third parties to act on Avalanche Studios behalf. You agree that your personal data may be transferred and/or disclosed to any company within Avalanche Studios’s group of companies as well as to third parties acting on Avalanche Studios behalf. If your current application to Avalanche Studios proves unsuccessful, your personal data may still be stored for future vacancies. Avalanche Studios will delete all information given on your application form on your request without undue delay. Questions, comments or requests regarding this privacy statement are welcome and should be addressed to: [email protected]

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