Build Engineer


Posted 02.01.2019

We are God of War! Join us!

You’re into technology – digging into it, learning it, building it. You’re someone who thrives on infrastructure, on making things happen for everyone on the team, so their lives are more efficient and easier, which allows them to perform their creative magic.

And you’re talented, really talented, and motivated, with tons of initiative. You get things done – and we leave you alone to do them. Sound interesting? Give us a shout.



  • Upgrade and maintain build infrastructure, including Jenkins server configurations and scripts, build scripts, custom server Web API’s, and a PS4 kit farm
  • Support build release and patching pipeline, build deployment tool suite, code integration utilities, pre-commit testing utilities, and packaging pipeline
  • Point of contact for infrastructure issues, ranging from “How do I get my Perforce working?” to “The server is down and no one can work.” Everyone is your customer
  • Collaborate with IT as needed
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional scripts and code
  • Test and document work produced.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum three years professional experience
  • Proficient in a wide variety of languages and methods, ideally including Python, Ant, Jenkins, Groovy, Git, Perforce, REST API’s, and C++
  • Familiar with linear algebra
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Excellent spoken and written communication
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members
  • Commitment to code quality, documentation, and sound testing procedures


  • Target Manager, GNU/Linux tools, Maya, Qt, PowerShell, Redis, C#, Ruby, YAML, Puppet, SQL

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