Build Engineer

About the Employer

Rebellion is looking for Build Engineers to help maintain and improve our internal build, test, and asset processing systems. This is an exciting opportunity to work at an independent AAA multi-project studio and help make all of the games Rebellion is working on as good as they can be.

This is a permanent full-time role based at our Oxford headquarters. You must be able to legally work in the UK.


You will;

  • Improve developers' workflow
  • Extend build and test systems for new platforms
  • Extend asset processing systems when other teams need new features
  • Diagnose and fix errors that occur in developer or continuous integration builds
  • Assist game teams in finding, fixing, and preventing problems
  • Write programs to make disparate systems work together seamlessly


Requirements

  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Some programming knowledge
  • Some experience with source control
  • Ability to understand how systems fit together
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems, concepts, and languages
  • Interest in making others' jobs easier

Experience in any of the following a bonus:

  • C++, C#, Python, Batch, Bash, Groovy, Java, Perl, PHP
  • Windows or Linux administration
  • Jenkins, Perforce, Jira, Visual Studio, MSBuild, Elasticsearch
  • Game development on current-gen consoles
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Working with people to find and fix problems they are having

Benefits

  • Holiday: 26 holiday days annually, increasing with service to 31 days, plus national public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance: Our PMI scheme offers comprehensive cover to access private medical treatment, taking the stress and strain out of waiting for treatments via the NHS
  • Pension Contribution: Tax efficient salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme where Rebellion matches 4% of salary, plus 10% of any contribution you make
  • Healthcare Cash Plan: Cash-back on treatment costs, from flu jabs to chiropractors
  • Dental & Vision: Cash-back on routine or emergency costs, free eye tests
  • Income Protection: Financial help if unable to work due to illness or injury
  • Critical Illness: Financial help if diagnosed with critical illness
  • Life Assurance: Financial security for your loved ones at a difficult time
  • EAP: Wellbeing hub, including confidential telephone support and counselling
  • Active Rewards: Earn discounts and other perks for physical activity, from trainers to cinema tickets
  • Gym Membership: Discounts to over 3,000 participating UK gyms, pools & fitness events
  • Loans: Interest free, tax-free loans
  • Relocation: Assistance with relocation planning and costs
  • Cycling Cycle Scheme: Save around 30% of the cost of a new bike and equipment though salary sacrifice tax & NI savings, spread repayments over 12 months
  • Discounts: 50% off most 2000 AD merchandise, plus Active Rewards and more through health schemes, from high street retail to holidays
  • Referral Bonus: Up to £2k bonus for internal staff referrals that lead to hires
  • Flexible Hours: Flexible start and finish times
  • Great Friendly Culture: Friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and recognition of the importance of work-life balance (anti-crunch)
  • Social & Charity Events: Annual Summer BBQ & Christmas Party, social groups such as photography and board games, charity events including football, go-karting and supporting Special Effect
  • Digital Freebies: GDC Vault access, all Rebellion Steam titles, digital copies of 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing comics, graphic novels and ebooks, physical game and film libraries