Lead Release Engineer - Call of Duty - New Studio

Sep 09, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Lead Release Engineer - Call of Duty - New Studio

Requisition ID:

R009933

Job Description:

Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 "Game of the Year" awards and 100 "Editor's Choice" awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare. 

Infinity Ward has opened a brand new studio in Austin, TX. The studio will work on creating new and innovative experiences for Call of Duty® and create state of the art technology to power them. Our studio provides a safe, trusting, and empowering environment to unleash your creativity and help make the extraordinary.

Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/, on Facebook at  

https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/, and @InfinityWard on Twitter.

Your Mission

Infinity Ward - Austin is seeking a talented and passionate Lead Release Engineer to oversee build infrastructure and release services development. 

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:  

  • Engineering lead for executing and improving the release process and management

  • Helping define new policies, improving process and culture to help to release more efficiently with better quality

  • Managing and tracking changes for multiple releases and communicating progress against committed deliverables

  • Proposing and implementing changes throughout the release process

  • Release process automation

  • Work as a technical liaison with development teams to address build issues and improvements.

  • Collaborate across domain teams and QA on releases / updates and patches

  • Help support our integration process, emergent work and deployments

Player Profile

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in build infrastructure management and related services engineering.

  • 1 shipped title working as a senior engineer specializing in build and release code.

  • Experience with instrumentation and analysis of build services infrastructure.

  • Experience working with or in mature build pipelines and build infrastructure at scale.

  • Experience with automation and test frameworks.

  • Knowledge of C++ programming and practices.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

Pluses

  • Experience as a managing engineer.

  • Experience in other areas of video game technology.

  • Experience with multi-platform development, including PC, Xbox, and PlayStation.

  • Working in and extending an established code base.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment.  We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional, and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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