Build Engineer (Hybrid)

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Posted 20 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameMatty Kidsley

Job description

Aardvark Swift is working with Supermassive Games as they look for a Build Engineer to join them in their Guildford studio.

As a Build Engineer at Supermassive, you will contribute to multiple projects in development, enabling teams to create and deliver games across all consoles and PC platforms. 

Supermassive Games are a BAFTA winning game studio who develop innovative storytelling titles. With a number of successful titles under their belt, Supermassive are best known for their critically acclaimed hits such as Until Dawn and their recent release, The Devil In Me.

Your responsibilities…
  • Using in depth knowledge of build systems to design, implement, and maintain Supermassive Games’ CI and CD systems and pipelines
  • Collaborating with the other members of the Central Tech team to supply the highest level of service possible
  • Working closely with game and engine programmers across the various project teams to support the projects through their development cycle
  • Take responsibility for your own work and contribute to an environment where others feel enabled to do the same
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Previous experience with CI/CD build systems such as TeamCity (Kotlin), Jenkins (JobDSL/Groovy), and Buildkite 
  • In-depth knowledge of Source Control software such as Perforce
  • Prior knowledge of Python
  • AAA game development experience, using Unreal or Unity
It's a bonus if you have…
  • Good understanding of PowerShell
  • Solid foundational knowledge of Rust
  • Experience with the C++ language
Perks and benefits include…
  • Profit related quarterly bonus scheme
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Social events including the famously large summer party
Supermassive make big games with small teams and pride themselves on their supportive, inclusive, and friendly culture where work-life balance is both respected and protected. The studio celebrates and nurtures their team members and seeks to constantly improve tools and workflows so they can focus on creativity, further supported by fast decision-making to allow good ideas to flourish.