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Build and Release Engineer

World leading independent online games studio, Jagex Ltd, is looking for an experienced and talented Build & Release Engineer to working on our much anticipated new game TRANSFORMERS UNIVERSE.

Reporting to the Build and Release Manager, you will be responsible for managing the build and release processes of a cutting edge, browser-based battle arena game backed by an iconic brand.

This challenging and highly rewarding role requires the highest levels of dedication and attention to detail, as well as in-depth technical appreciation and understanding of build management best-practice.

Key Duties Include:

  • Co-ordination, preparation and deployment of Transformers Universe against a software release schedule.
  • Help devise, support & maintain tools, processes & procedures to ensure successful release.
  • Maintaining and developing build system as the project requires.
  • Deploying stable builds to ‘Live’ servers
  • Actively working with developers to investigate and resolve build related issues.
  • As a Perforce admin, performing operations such as the creation and management of users & workspaces, branching, merging and changing permissions.
  • Working with Build and Release Manager to enforce working standard to the development team to ensure the stability of the build.

Essential Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge with Software Configuration Management (Perforce, Subversion)
  • Solid Software Engineering/Computer Science background
  • Enjoy to work in a team environment and work with other departments on a daily basis
  • Ability to translate technical issues to non-technical members of the project
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills

Desirable Requirements:

  • Previous experience in games industry
  • Solid experience with scripting languages such as Python and Powershell
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration Systems such as Jenkins, TeamCity or Quickbuild
  • Familiarity with Linux systems

Job Details

Salary:
Negotiable
depending on experience, plus excellent benefits package including annual bonus, private health care, gym membership and many more

Area:
Transformers Universe

Contract:
Full-Time

Location:
Cambridge, UK