Build Engineer

Bethesda Game Studios - Austin @ Austin, TX, US

Bethesda Game Studios is seeking qualified Build Engineers for our Austin, Texas team to help create and maintain an online title. The successful candidate will have knowledge of and experience in the design, implementation and continuing support of cross platform build systems, continuous integration build systems, patching systems, asset dependency and packaging systems, multiple branched environments, and source control integration. The ideal candidate will have a background in software engineering, with experience in tool development a plus.


  • Responsible for maintaining, optimizing, and improving build and deployments systems
  • Works closely with QA and the development team to deliver builds to team members
  • Works with team members to resolve any build or deployment issues day to day
  • Responsible for optimizing and automating infrastructure processes
  • Designs and develops additional tools to improve development workflow
  • Participates in code reviews and an agile development process
  • Accurately estimates his/her schedules and delivers high quality work products to that schedule
  • Writes clear, maintainable, portable code


  • Expertise in cross platform build systems in Linux and Windows
  • Expertise in CI based build software (TeamCity or Jenkins)
  • Expert knowledge of version control systems and branching concepts
  • Competent Linux System Administrator knowledge
  • Strong programming skills
  • Expertise in one or more scripting languages (Python, Lua, Java, Bash)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability

Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering 
  • Professional software development experience in C++ or C#
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and docker containers
  • Knowledge of rapid internal tool development with web services and similar
  • Familiarity with automated testing systems, game patching systems, and server deployment
  • Game industry experience
  • Strong familiarity with Bethesda Game Studios' games

What to Expect

Submit to a Position

You will receive an automated email confirming we have received your resume.

Due to the high volume of applications received, it's not possible for us to respond directly to each candidate.

Don't see your desired position listed? Apply under "General Application" instead!

Recruiter Call

If you are selected, you will be contacted by our team for an initial phone screen to chat about your previous experience.

You may go through one or two phone interviews, and possibly a follow-up Skype call.

If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file.

Site Visit

The next step will be an invitation to come out and meet the team at the studio for onsite interviews.

In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.