Senior Build Engineer (4 day week)

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Posted 19 December 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameChristopher Redgrave

Job description

We are helping Splash Damage find their next Senior Build Engineer to work cross-departmentally to understand and fulfil requirements for the entire build and release pipeline, from machine to player.

You will plan and create this build pipeline and infrastructure to support the project from a development and live services perspective. 

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Proven industry experience in enhancing and maintaining build pipelines and infrastructure for multiple released titles
  • Competent in utilizing Perforce and TeamCity
  • Experience in delivering continuous updates and content for live games
  • Experienced in deployment and development for PC, Xbox One, and PS4, with a bonus if you've worked with PlayStation 5
  • Strong communication abilities, excellent time management, self-organization skills, and interpersonal teamwork skills
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language, preferably C# or Python
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, convey opportunities, and address constraints effectively
  • Thrive within open and cooperative work settings
  • Problem-solving skills with a can-do attitude, contributing to agile, fast-paced, and highly focused teams
  • Effective at communicating ideas, intentions, and limitations to both technical and non-technical colleagues
Bonus points if you have experience in…
  • Unreal Engine 4 development
  • Managing and integrating content delivery networks (CDN)
  • Integrating cloud-based infrastructure within build pipelines (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Virtual machines and/or containers
  • Integrating automated testing within build pipelines
  • Multiplayer games
Perks and benefits include…
  • 4 day working week
  • Bespoke visa and relocation packages for you and your family
  • Industry-leading fully paid 30 weeks maternity leave and 10 weeks paternity leave
  • Substantial performance-related pay on top of your wage
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Private Medical and Dental cover for you and your family, along with a 24/7 digital GP service
  • Extensive Mental Health support, with Line Manager Mental Health training, a group of Mental Health First Aiders, and on-site or remote counselling
  • Bespoke Learning and Development course framework to help you grow

Splash Damage’s studio culture is rooted in an open, friendly, and collaborative environment. Their games are made by people from all over the world, from entry-level fresh talent hires to industry veterans, and they believe that fostering that diverse culture is the best way to build both their games and studio. They have won numerous awards, including a ‘World-Class’ accreditation by Best Companies and being named one of the UK’s 100 Best Large Companies to work for.