Associate Lead, Release Engineering

Apr 20, 2024
Sherman Oaks, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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Associate Lead, Release Engineering

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Job Description:

Job Title: Associate Lead, Release Engineering

Reporting To: Senior Manager, Release Engineering

Department: Publishing Operations

Location: Sherman Oaks, CA

Your Mission

Do you want build and streamline high impact workflows for some of the largest game franchises in the world? Activision is looking for an Associate Lead Release Engineer to help drive the delivery of our PC catalog to millions of players worldwide.

We’re looking for someone who can bridge technical, business, and production subject areas to help drive the team to deliver the best user experience possible - on time every time! You’ll collaborate with development, QA, commercial, and operations teams to manage products from creation through test and final deployment.

About You

  • 6+ years of experience architecting, configuring, and administrating games on a major platform (PC experience preferred - Steam,, Microsoft Store, Ubisoft+, Epic Games Store)
  • 1+ year(s) experience supervising and mentoring other team members.
  • At least two shipped AAA titles.
  • Excellent multi-functional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Comfortable working with or in mature build pipelines and build infrastructure at scale.
  • Proficiency in Python, or a similar scripting language.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic skills.
  • Strong interest in automation and security.
  • Love of games.

Bonus Points

  • Experience configuring and monitoring content delivery networks.
  • Experience writing PC installers.
  • Background in C++, Javascript, Typescript, Django & React.
  • Experience in other areas of video game technology.

Our World

At Activision, we strive to create the most iconic brands in gaming and entertainment.We’re driven by our mission to deliver unrivaled gaming experiences for the world to enjoy, together. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™, and Guitar Hero®. As a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and products, our “press start” is simple: delight hundreds of millions of players around the world with innovative, fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences.

We’re not just looking back at our decades-long legacy; we’re forging ahead to keep advancing gameplay with some of the most popular titles and sophisticated technology in the world. We have bold ambitions to create the most inclusive company as we know our success comes from the passionate, creative, and diverse teams within our organization.

We’re in the business of delivering fun and unforgettable entertainment for our player community to enjoy. And our future opportunities have never been greater — this could be your opportunity to level up.

Ready to Activate Your Future?


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!  Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.  You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $101,000.00 - $186,754.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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