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Build Manager

Division: Arkane Studios - France | Department: Quality Assurance | Location: Lyon , FR

Arkane Studios, Lyon Offices (in France) is seeking a qualified Build Manager to join our dev team.
The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to work on a AAA development environment, as a member of the Tech & Tools Team and in close collaboration with QA, IT and programming teams


Responsibilities:
The main role of the Build Manager is to oversee the delivery of game and engine versions to the dev team and external actors.

Build Process Management

  • Make sure the automated building system is working as expected
  • Tackle and report any issue that would block or slow down the building process in general and more specifically the CIS system
  • Coordinate with the appropriate people to fix any issues, which could prevent the build to succeed.
  • Participate to the build validation process in coordination with the Lead QA, producers and Tech Director
  • Coordinate code and content propagation through our version control software.
  • Coordinate with the QA team to define the testing priorities and schedule (engine/tools, feature, version, platform, language ...)
  • Propose improvements of the building process and coordinate their implementation
  • Promote best practices of our internal tools (CIS, crash reports, build deployment tools...) to the whole development team.

Build distribution

  • Communicate to the team when a new build is available
  • Write and communicate Build Notes
  • Make sure the builds are archived properly
  • Assist the team and external partners ( external QA, marketing,..) in the deployment of the builds on their PCs and development kits
  • Make sure the users can play the builds on their dev kits or test kits ( firmware update, activation, users support)
  • Write and maintain documentation regarding the building process

Build submission

  • Assist in the delivery of the game (masters) to the Hardware manufacturers (Sony, Microsoft) and distributors (Steam)

Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of version control software (Perforce would be a plus)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability
  • Good understanding of network and computer systems
  • Knowledge of a Windows environment
  • Basic knowledge of object oriented programming
  • Knowledge of current game consoles and PC platforms
  • Participation in a complete production cycle
  • Good English skills

 

Desired skills:  

  • Knowledge of an object oriented programming language (C#, C++…) would be a plus
  • Experience on GaaS projects would be a plus
  • Experience on AAA projects would be a plus

 

Working as an “Arkanite”
Arkane Studios' iconic brands such as Dishonored®, Dishonored 2® and Prey® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. Our company provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1999.

Our studio is professional with a relaxed working atmosphere located in the trendy area of Lyon Confluence - a hot spot for nature, sports, food, and music.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, incl. private medical insurance, flex hours, 25 to 35 paid vacations days per year, sports program, transport titles, onboarding program, free Fridays etc.

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