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Build Engineer


So...If you've been looking for that career opportunity of a lifetime with an exciting, fast-growing leading Australian games company...Look no further…

You will work on cutting-edge technology, building and supporting development infrastructure to create exciting game experiences and features. You will be a part of a collaboration-oriented team where you will have the opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways.

The Build Engineer will support the production team in areas of SCM (branch operation, code merges), build scripts and CI/CD pipeline throughout the product lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with a team of specialists, create and maintain automated processes;

  • Work in close collaboration with different PlaySide teams and studios to optimize the build and deployment pipeline;

  • Monitor Build System for failures and errors;

  • Continually maintain and improve automation scripts and tools for the project and support users of the build systems;

  • Provide support for the production tools and automation pipeline;

  • Document and update build creation, management and deployment processes

What You Bring To The Role

  • Experience working with at least one build system (eg. Quickbuild, Teamcity, Jenkins);

  • Proficiency in C# or C++ programming language or one of the following scripting languages: PowerShell, Python, Shell, Batch scripting;

  • Strong knowledge of a source control system (eg. Perforce, Git);

  • Good knowledge of Windows & Apple environment (eg. registries, file system, networking);

  • Basic knowledge of RESTful APIs;

  • Basic knowledge of database management systems (eg. MySQL);

  • Passion for games;

  • Autonomous and proactive attitude;

  • A drive to learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions.

Bonus Points

  • Experience in working with game engines and game development interfaces is a plus;

  • Previous experience as a Build Engineer or similar position is a plus.

How to Apply

Email your application to

Your application should include your CV, cover letter and any relevant portfolio links. While working your cover letter, please consider the following:

  • Why are you applying for our role at Playside? 

  • Tell us all about yourself!

  • What is your proudest work achievement?

  • Why do you think you're the one for this role? 

  • Why are you leaving your current role?

  • How many weeks' notice do you need?

Only candidates successful will be contacted. Do keep an eye on our LinkedIn page and careers page to future roles. 

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