Build/Tools Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - South East

Job Title Build/Tools Programmer
Job Category Tools,Graphics / Engine,Build Engineer,Core Technology
Job Description Build / Tools Programmer

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge technology and across multiple platforms, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

To help achieve this ambition, we are looking to recruit a Build/Tools Programmer who will report into the Technical Director. The successful candidate will assist in the design, implementation and continuing support of cross platform build systems, continuous integration build systems, profiling tools, patching systems and packaging systems across multiple branched environments.

  • Work with the game technology leads to design and define development infrastructure
  • Responsible for the development, maintenance and iteration of build and deployment systems
  • Responsible for automated testing and reporting systems
  • Test and refine code and systems throughout the development cycle of the project
  • Assist in the planning and estimation of work on their backlog
  • Provide insight to anticipate technical/workflow issues and provide solutions
  • A demonstrable willingness to develop software engineering process and game production skills

What we look for in you:
  • Expertise in cross platform build systems in Linux and Windows
  • Knowledge of multiple branched environments
  • Knowledge in Unreal Engine 4 build process is beneficial
  • Expertise in one or more scripting languages (Python, Lua, Java, Bash)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability
  • Great communicator and team player
  • A passion to deliver quality simulation software

Why work for us?
  • You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games.
  • You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported
  • We have an industry leading work-life balance
  • We are developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
  • Competitive salary and benefits

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics. However, we are currently unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. 
Salary £30-40k, DOE
Location Kent, South East
Job Category Programming
Date posted 17/11/2017
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