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Sharkmob is a growing game developer with studios in London and Malmö, Sweden. Creativity, passion for craft, and innovation are hallmarks of our young company. 3 years into its founding, our London studio is working on an ambitious AAA title and has more than 110 developers. The London studio is growing fast, and you’ll be joining at an exciting time, helping to build the foundations of our Engineering Team.


Sharkmob is searching for an innovative Automation Engineer to play a crucial role in maintaining the high quality of our projects. In this vital capacity, you'll work closely with both QA and code teams to build tools that streamline their efforts, ensuring we deliver a performance-driven and high-quality end product. As a part of the programming team with high ambitions, you will have the chance to impact our games deeply and see the fruits of your labor in the exciting early stages of game development.


  • Develop and maintain sophisticated automation frameworks to facilitate game development processes.

  • Collaborate closely with QA and coding teams to enhance their productivity and work quality.

  • Implement continuous monitoring strategies to proactively address and mitigate potential project issues.

  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to keep them informed of project health and advancements.

  • Play an integral role in a team that's fueled by ambition and a passion for making standout games.


  • Professional experience with Continuous Integration (CI) tools and pipelines.

  • Proficient in C++ and at least one additional programming language such as Python or C#.

  • Experience with database technologies and proficient in query languages.

  • A strong collaborative spirit that ensures seamless communication between various disciplines.

  • Prior quality assurance experience, particularly within the gaming industry.

  • Experience with Unreal Engine including hands-on experience with the Gauntlet Testing framework is a significant plus.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Competitive salaries

  • 30 days annual leave, in addition to all UK Bank Holidays.

  • Hybrid work-from-home policy.

  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus.

  • Private pension (10% total, up to 5% individual contribution matched by Sharkmob).

  • BUPA private Healthcare, Cigna dental cover, life insurance scheme and income protection policy.

  • £425 yearly preventative healthcare allowance.

  • Core studio hours 10:00-16:00 with 1 'wellness hour' to be used per week.

  • Daily breakfasts, snacks & refreshments at the studio.

Join Sharkmob's London studio for a permanent position where your automation expertise will be pivotal in shaping AAA gaming experiences. If your passion for games is matched by your talent for automation, apply to be part of our innovative team.