Senior Build Engineer

Feb 29, 2024
Manhattan, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar Games is on the lookout for a Build Engineer who possesses a passion for automating processes and supporting infrastructure and tools that support the deployment of client facing software and services. This is a full-time position based out of Rockstar's studio in Manhattan, NY. 


  • We create connected experiences that are found across our game franchises.
  • We create online services for our games, including matchmaking, cloud saves, player stats, leaderboards, and more.
  • We improve existing features as well as architect new solutions to support the development of the Social Club community and website.
  • We create innovative in-game experiences, including user-generated content.
  • We build services and tools that support our consumer-facing experiences and our internal business needs.
  • We create companion apps for our games, including second screen experiences on mobile, tablet and the web.


  • Continuous integration and deployment of internal tools and externally facing applications to multiple environments.
  • Management and documentation of deployment processes and automation.
  • Environment management to ensure all needs are covered for testing and development.
  • Collaboration with other Rockstar technology teams across our worldwide studios.


  • 5+ years of configuration management and engineering for web applications, ideally supporting an Agile development process.
  • Experience with automated build tools such as TeamCity, Jenkins, or equivalent.
  • Experience defining, implementing, or improving continuous integration and deployment workflow processes.
  • Programming experience with one of the following languages: C++, C#, or Java.
  • Experience using Powershell.


  • Scripting and automation skills with one of the following languages: PowerShell, Perl, Python, bash, Ruby, or similar.
  • Possess a holistic view and deep understanding of distributed systems architecture and infrastructure. 
  • Knowledge of distributed systems architecture and infrastructure.  
  • Adept at managing software release and deployment.
  • Proficient in supporting multi-platform application development shops.
  • Experience with source control, preferably Perforce.
  • Experience with bug-tracking software.
  • Knowledge of Agile software development process (particularly Scrum).


Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Experience with containerization technology (preferably Docker).
  • Experience with branch and merge strategies.
  • Knowledge of SQL.


Please apply with a resume and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or race.

The pay range for this position in New York State (inclusive of New York City) at the start of employment is expected to be between the range below* per year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.


*NY Pay Range
$121,400$161,800 USD
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