Senior Build Engineer (Hybrid)

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Posted 02 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

Sharkmob have an opening at their Malmö based studio for a Senior Build Engineer to support their aims of building a world-class build and release pipeline to help deliver on their vision for the studio’s project.

Working as part of the Engineering team, a multidisciplinary group working across all thing’s technology, you will play a pivotal role in allowing teams to quickly iterate on features and content, a cornerstone for shaping a world class gaming experience. You will be supported by passionate technologists who thrive on engineering excellence and pushing the boundaries of what is possible with new technologies and innovative solutions.

Sharkmob were created in 2017 and since then have steadily grown to become one of the most sought-after studios to work at. The games the make, the culture and working environment they've cultivated and the support they offer all set them apart from their competition.

Your responsibilities…
  • Work closely with project lead engineers to design and maintain appropriate build, release, and automated testing pipelines
  • Build, develop and maintain current continuous integration pipelines
  • Ensure that the build, package, and publishing process is as frictionless as possible for all teams
  • Continue to develop your engineering skills
  • Drive project-wide impact through high-quality software ownership and delivery
  • Working with and developing software using cutting-edge engine technology (Unreal Engine 5)
  • Create custom tooling and solutions for improving building the game as well as extend unreal automation tool functionality as needed
  • Being an organized collaborator and heavily service minded
  • Collaborate effectively within a AAA game development team
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Proven track record as a Build/Release Engineer or similar and strong understanding of Continuous Integration
  • 3 or more years of coding experience (preferably C# or Python)
  • Strong knowledge of a source control system (e.g., Perforce, Git)
  • Several years of experience with CI/CD frameworks preferably Jenkins
  • Enthusiastic about improving build pipelines and reducing developer friction
  • Effective communicator who’s comfortable working independently and in collaboration with other teams
  • Experience with configuration management systems such as Ansible
Bonus points for experience in…
  • Build systems for modern AAA games engines
  • Unreal Engine
  • Solutions for monitoring
Perks and benefits include...
  • Relocation support and assistance
  • 30 days annual leave, plus public holidays
  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus and profit sharing
  • Private pension
  • Private healthcare, life insurance scheme and income protection policy
  • Parental leave for a total of 480 days per child (distributed across both parents)
  • Yearly preventative healthcare allowance for gyms, massages, classes, or apps
  • Personal development and training opportunities
  • Weekly 'wellness hour' to be used each week during office hours
  • Social events and discounts at local stores, chains, and establishments
Sharkmob know the most important element of their studio is their team, they strive for a healthy and productive atmosphere in their office, they do this by providing feedback to each other, promoting a healthy work life balance, distributing ownership, and making time for social activities and having fun!