Data Manager (487)

May 12, 2022
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

As a Data Manager you will provide critical support to all game projects within the studio, ensure the smooth operation of vital software services, perform key data operations and provide help-desk troubleshooting for our project development environment.

What will you do?

  • Source control management with tools such as Perforce and Git administering several instances over multiple projects
  • Provide a support role for production tools to users within the studio and its projects
  • Provide project pipeline support including workstation configuration and tool configuration
  • Maintain a good general knowledge of the production pipelines and tools
  • Provide up-to-date documentation on workflow methods and pipeline systems
  • Collaborate with partner studios to share technology and best practices
  • Deliver game builds to Quality Control teams (internal and external)
  • Support production in preparation of additional supplementary materials related to game title submissions
  • Monitor build system for failures and errors and flag these to build engineers, development team and QC as appropriate
  • Proactively develop an understanding of multiple build system technologies used within the group (e.g. Jenkins and TeamCity)
  • Proactively propose, develop and deploy improvements to our production processes and look for opportunities to optimise developer workflow
  • Alongside IT, monitor and manage NAS storage used by all studio projects.

What will you bring?

  • Knowledge of a source control system (Perforce and Git is especially beneficial)
  • Game engine experience preferred (Unity and Unreal knowledge would be advantageous)
  • A rigorous and structured approach with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • A proactive attitude, resourceful nature and someone who thrives on autonomy
  • Ability to work calmly, considered and with purpose under pressure
  • Technical competency to understand the intricacies of pipelines and production tools and the ability to identify bottlenecks or other avenues for improvement
  • An interest in safekeeping and organizing data with strong work ethics around this
  • Scripting experience, preferably Python, C#, Batch or Shell would be beneficial.

Benefits & Relocation

We’re offering flexible working with some remote work available, 25 days annual leave + Christmas shutdown (usually 3 days), private healthcare (with option to add immediate family), life insurance & income protection, workplace pension scheme, paid volunteering days, annual fitness & well-being allowance, games, technology & merchandise, subsidised travel and excellent relocation support, should you need it!

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