LEAD DEV OPS

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Lead Dev Ops engineer who is ready for the challenge of producing our next unannounced AAA title.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee automated build system and related processes (overall build farm health and bandwidth)
  • Maintain project release branches in source control (in co-operation with Audio Code & Dev Ops Director)
  • Develop and oversee QA Automation Framework and maintain to ensure it is operable 24/7 (functional and non-functional testing automation)
  • Develop and oversee remote gameplay debugging/tuning tools (working in conjunction with both Code & Design teams)
  • Oversee and improve the development pipeline (for all target platforms, including submit validation tools, and tools for iterative development)
  • Co-ordinate Unreal Engine upgrades (working closely with Production and Code teams)
  • Prepare for and support live phase with efficient tooling (including crash report systems, log aggregation and development metrics).

Technical Requirements

  • Good understanding of C/C++.
  • Good understanding of Python.
  • Strong understanding of development backend systems (CI/CD).
  • A demonstrable enthusiasm for improving software engineering processes and developing game production tools.
  • Experience with Perforce an advantage.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine an advantage.
  • Experience with UI frameworks an advantage.
  • Experience with ELK stack an advantage.
  • An understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them an advantage.

Skill Requirements

  • Be a positive, active, and contributing team member.
  • To be proactive identifying the weak spots of the development workflows and proposing improvements.
  • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc problem solving.
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others.
  • An avid enthusiast for games on all platforms.
  • Able to work independently, prioritize and handle pressure.
  • Must be organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and anticipate business needs.
  • Must have excellent time management skills to perform in a fast paced, high volume, high-pressure environment.
  • Exceptional verbal and written interpersonal and communications skills.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care.
  • Private family dental care.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme.
  • £1,000 to £5,000 Finder’s fee for helping recruitment.
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year.
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice.
  • Studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support.
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
    • Comic book, War gaming, Board games, Home brewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography, Film nights
  • Yoga 4x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room.
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes.
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening.
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site.
  • Access to multiple online training websites.
  • Access to entire DC back catalogue on Comixology.
  • Monthly team meals
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse.
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews.
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process.
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex.
  • Invites to WB films in their London based private cinema before their release date.
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour.
  • Staff only merchandise store.
  • State of the art office with the entire 190+ dev team in 1 open-plan room.
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks.
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan.
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encourage biking to work.
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support).
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses.
  • Gym Pass – 70% discount with access to 1495 gyms.
  • Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers.
  • Game and Book library.