Senior Build & Release Engineer

Culver City, CA

Survios, the foremost virtual reality game developer and pioneer of the future of immersive technologies, has an opening for an experienced Build & Release Engineer.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce a great deal of builds daily for QA and public distribution; which includes builds review, tracking, diagnosis, delivery, and archiving.
  • Creation of distribution builds and end-user presentation (installers, console finishing protocols, etc.).
  • Design and implement tools and processes to support build automation and accurate delivery.
  • Take an active interest in game quality, ensuring content is at the highest quality for each platform.
  • Be communicative to production about the status of builds, including changing priorities, product holds, engine stability, and estimation of delivery.
  • Debug issues in builds before they are delivered, identifying potential problem areas, investigating bugs, and mining data sets.
  • Surveying and notification of console development changes in support of the engineering team.

 Requirements:

  • Knowledge and background in build management and distribution (Console experience preferred).
  • Knowledge and background in continuous integration and automation systems (Jenkins, Cruise control, QuickBuild, anthill, Teamcity, etc.; Particularly Jenkins).
  • Able to demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have proven strong organizational skills and task management skills.
  • Experience with C/C++ and development tools like Visual Studio.
  • Have a passion for games and a solid understanding of game platforms and systems.
  • Thrive under pressure, maintaining a steady pace to your work in the face of multiple deadlines.
  • Experience with Perforce, or other version control systems.
  • Experience with bug-tracking software (JIRA, BugZilla, Hansoft, etc).
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4.

 Pluses:

  • Working knowledge of Unity or other game engines.
  • 3 or more years experience in the games industry.
  • Previous build experience with any of the following platforms: Windows, Mac OSX, PS4, Android.
  • Proficiency with high-level scripting languages (examples: Javascript, Lua, Python, Perl).
  • Quality Assurance experience.
  • Experience with Windows software development using C++ and/or C#.
  • Experience with PC installer technologies (MSI, NSIS, etc.).
  • Experience with deploying SQL changes.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting IIS web applications.
  • Basic system administration skills (Windows, Linux).
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

About Us:

Survios is at the forefront of VR game development and is pioneering the future of immersive technologies. Since inception, we have taken a holistic approach to virtual reality innovation, developing hardware, software, and games hand-in-hand to take VR to places that no one has dreamed possible. Survios offers a pet-friendly work environment with unlimited vacation time and a host of other perks and benefits to give our team everything we need to create unrivaled Active Virtual Reality experiences.

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