As the Lead of the DevOps and Build Engineers Team, you will be responsible for the architecture and technical leadership of the entire DevOps infrastructure, and together with your team you will create and maintain a wide variety of internal services that support our Game Development Teams. Additionally, you will also be responsible for mentoring, supporting and offering guidance to your colleagues in respect to their development efforts. Also, and in collaboration with our Game and Engine Technical Directors you will define the roadmap for CRYENGINE deployment and the continuous integration/delivery service, and in consideration of internal projects and release dates oversee its execution.
The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to eliminate redundancy and minimize human interaction with our systems, and will be someone that not only brings that desire, but also enthusiasm and technical creativity to the rest of the DevOps Team.
Own and develop deployment strategies that allow DevOps Engineers to successfully deploy and release CRYENGINE and Crytek games for any environment
Proactively identify and resolve bottlenecks in existing build, deployment and development tools
In collaboration with Game and Engine Technical Directors define and ensure execution of the CRYENGINE and Game roadmaps
Maintain and improve the build system framework to ensure streamlined implementation
Design comprehensive automation systems and scaling strategies that drive the development and its optimization
Build and maintain the infrastructure for code reviews, automated testing and code validation
Own our extended meta-build system (tools around CMake)
Create concise technical documentation that will assist all teams in understanding the implemented systems
Lead, mentor and provide guidance to fellow DevOps and Build Engineers
Encourage and support knowledge-sharing
Play a key role in the recruiting process of the DevOps and Build Engineers Team
At least 5 years of professional experience in the games industry, preferably as a DevOps or Build Engineer
Proven experience in leading and managing a team of Engineers
Thorough knowledge in administering CI/CD systems (Jenkins), particularly writing and maintaining pipelines
Excellent knowledge of Perforce software both as an Administrator and as a user
Solid knowledge of Python
Experience with the release process for a multiplatform product (PC and consoles)
Experience with JIRA, Confluence and GitHub and their scripting APIs
Strong understanding in administering Windows and Linux systems
Good understanding of Git
Proficient with CMake
Familiar with troubleshooting C++ compilation issues
Experience with Docker
Highly proficient written and spoken English and excellent communication skills
Helix Swarm experience
Experience with Groovy or Java
Knowledge of industry-standard build automation tools
Passion for making great games
Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
What you can expect from us
A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
Working with cutting edge technology
Flexible work time.
Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
Free German lessons
Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment.
...and much more!