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Valkyrie Entertainment is a video game development studio based in Seattle. Since 2002, we have worked with world-class game developers and publishers and we are a proud member of PlayStation Studios.
At our studio, you will have the opportunity to work with an experienced and diverse team while contributing to a wide variety of projects and styles.
We are looking for a Senior Build Systems Engineer to join our team to develop and maintain automation, build, and deployment pipelines on video game development projects. Our ideal candidate will be a proactive and strategic thinker with a passion for leading technical solutions for the team.
Daily Tasks and Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain build pipelines and automation processes using industry-standard tools
Build infrastructure for deployment of live servers and internal developer tools
Identify and address bottlenecks in the build process to optimize performance and ensure timely delivery of builds
Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to build systems and automation pipelines
Develop scripts and tools to automate common build tasks
Ensure build processes are well-documented and accessible to the development team
Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices for build systems and automation
Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members
Take a leadership role in driving the evolution of our build systems and automation processes, and identifying areas for improvement
Work on a wide range of projects with varying requirements, and identify solutions that are efficient, effective and scalable
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
At least 5 years of experience in a build systems or automation role, preferably in the video game industry
Strong programming skills in Python, Groovy, C#, and other relevant languages
Experience with continuous integration and deployment tools such as TeamCity, Jenkins, and GitLab CI
Familiarity with DevOps principles and practices
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and ability to work with multifunctional teams
Experience with mobile devices and operating systems
Experience with version control systems such as Git or Perforce
Experience using Docker and Kubernetes.
Experience with time-series metric database, logging and analytics tools, such as Loggly, Grafana
Experience with Linux system administration
Experience using DevOps practices using Terraform, Packer and Ansible
At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.
The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
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