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Lead Dev Ops - London

Video Games - Software Engineering
Ref: 360 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Jun 2020
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Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Lead Dev Ops engineer who is ready for the challenge of producing our next unannounced AAA title.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee automated build system and related processes (overall build farm health and bandwidth)
  • Maintain project release branches in source control (in co-operation with Audio Code & Dev Ops Director)
  • Develop and oversee QA Automation Framework and maintain to ensure it is operable 24/7 (functional and non-functional testing automation)
  • Develop and oversee remote gameplay debugging/tuning tools (working in conjunction with both Code & Design teams)
  • Oversee and improve the development pipeline (for all target platforms, including submit validation tools, and tools for iterative development)
  • Co-ordinate Unreal Engine upgrades (working closely with Production and Code teams)
  • Prepare for and support live phase with efficient tooling (including crash report systems, log aggregation and development metrics)


Technical Requirements


  • Good understanding of C/C++.
  • Good understanding of Python.
  • Strong understanding of development backend systems (CI/CD).
  • A demonstrable enthusiasm for improving software engineering processes and developing game production tools.
  • Experience with Perforce an advantage.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine an advantage.
  • Experience with UI frameworks an advantage.
  • Experience with ELK stack an advantage.
  • An understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them an advantage..


Skill Requirements

  • Be a positive, active, and contributing team member.
  • To be proactive identifying the weak spots of the development workflows and proposing improvements.
  • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc problem solving.
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others.
  • An avid enthusiast for games on all platforms.
  • Able to work independently, prioritize and handle pressure.
  • Must be organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and anticipate business needs.
  • Must have excellent time management skills to perform in a fast paced, high volume, high-pressure environment.
  • Exceptional verbal and written interpersonal and communications skills.



  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year.
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice.
  • Studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:
  • Comic book, War gaming, Board games, Home brewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography, Film nights
  • Yoga 5x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room.an room.
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks.
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan.
  • Gym Pass – 70% discount with access to 1495 gyms.
  • Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers.
  • Game and Book library.

This is a fantastic role, which will require all your skill, talent, confidence and above all, your passion to be part of the team creating truly impressive landmarks in gaming.

The role offers an attractive salary, benefits and a great career opportunity.

If you believe this is the ideal role for you, click apply NOW! 
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Note: Must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United Kingdom and be willing to relocate to London area.

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