Build Engineer [Unannounced Project] (405)

Job Description

Ubisoft Leamington has been a member of the Ubisoft family since January 2017 and has collaborated on Tom Clancy’s The Division® & The Division 2®, Far Cry 5® and Starlink: Battle For Atlas®. Currently comprised of a 90-strong team, the studio is a solid and experienced group supported by a mix of veteran developers and promising young talent. Based in Royal Leamington Spa, Ubisoft Leamington is at the heart of a thriving destination for UK game developers.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain build machines;
  • Work as a key part of an agile development team, organising and planning the implementation of features with direction from their lead, and assist less experienced programmers;
  • Ensure coding standards are followed in their own and others code;
  • Collect, interpret and analyse the technical feasibility of system/feature specifications;
  • Write clear and well-structured code using the appropriate data structure and algorithms while bearing in mind performance, maintenance and architectural requirements;
  • Include comments in the code and document implemented features;
  • Stay up-to-date with technology advances within the field;
  • Perform code review for peers;
  • Assist less experienced build engineers;
  • Capture data from the build farm to help define future development of the build system and build farm;
  • Support the Lead Build Engineer in any ad-hoc duties and requests.

Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of a source control system (e.g. Perforce);
  • Knowledge of script languages (e.g. C#, Perl, Python, Lua);
  • Knowledge of build configuration and makefiles;
  • Knowledge of build management tools (e.g. Jenkins);
  • Knowledge of all areas of the build pipeline
  • Understanding of speed and memory considerations, and able to implement basic optimisations;
  • Knowledge of common algorithms, data structures and patterns, and their application;
  • Ability to analyse unfamiliar code of a reasonable complexity to understand, extend and refactor functionality of an existing module;
  • Ability to debug defects of a reasonable complexity, including memory related issues, and multi-threading;
  • Knowledge of difference software development methods such as Test Driven Development, Unit Testing, Agile, etc.
  • Knowledge of console platform submission requirements (TRCs, XRs, etc.) is desirable;
  • Ability to adapt to change;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer engineering or equivalent;
  • 3 years commercial software development experience with significant involvement in 1 published project as a build engineer;
  • Experience with large engines and complex pipelines is desirable;
  • Experience working with at least one modern console platform is an advantage (e.g. PS4, XBOX 1, Switch);
  • Experience in software design patterns and UML;
  • Experience of asynchronous, multithreaded application development is desirable;
  • Experience profiling and optimisation is desirable;
  • Experience working in a multi-site collaboration environment is desirable.  

Additional Information

Benefits & Relocation

Flexible working, 22 days annual leave + Christmas shutdown, private healthcare (with option to add immediate family), life insurance & income protection, workplace pension scheme, paid volunteering days, annual fitness & well-being allowance, games, technology & merchandise, subsidised travel and many more... 

Relocation assistance is available to anyone currently living 50 miles or more from the studio location. Please contact a member of the talent acquisition team to find out what we have to offer and how we can support with your move here... relocation really doesn't have to be a daunting prospect. 

Find out more about Ubisoft Leamington: https://reflections.ubisoft.com/about/ubisoft-leamington/

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Ubisoft Reflections & Ubisoft Leamington is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

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