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Build Engineer

Sumo Digital

Summary

Timbre Games, a new studio in Vancouver, Canada, is looking for a Build Engineer to join their team. The ideal candidate should have experience with common CI/CD systems, Unreal Engine's build and automation toolset, building on multiple platforms, and managing a range of SDKs. They should also have advanced knowledge of C#, C/C++ or Python and experience deploying build infrastructure in the cloud, particularly AWS. The company offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, flexible paid time off, and a values-driven culture with direct access to leadership and industry veterans. Timbre Games is committed to diversity and inclusion and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.

Job description

Welcome to Timbre!

We are Timbre Games (part of the Sumo Digital Group), a new studio in Vancouver, Canada focused on making exciting, innovative game experiences. Timbre’s vision is to change the games industry through the original games we make, as well as how we make them. We’re building an inclusive, supportive culture that allows us to explore fresh, new (and sometimes weird) ideas. We’re searching for more visionary explorers to join our team of diverse voices, coming together to develop games that are accessible to a wide audience.

If you’re thinking about your next adventure, send us your resume to talk to our team about how you can add your voice to the games we’re working on.

Engineering at Timbre Games 

An Engineer at Timbre games will focus on creative, innovative and technically sound work. Our engineering team is fully integrated with all areas of game development and collaborates both technically and creatively. Our studio focuses on Unreal Engine 5, pushing everything we do towards technical excellence. We are lifelong learners, leaning on both internal expertise and external inspiration to continue our path of growth and development. We have a keen eye for best practices and elegant code, and ensure knowledge sharing, and mentoring are a priority.


Build Engineers focus on build and automation implementations across multiple platforms and projects.  

As a Build Engineer at Timbre Games, you will:

    • Develop and maintain our Unreal Engine-oriented CI/CD pipeline.
    • Support our development and QA teams by ensuring the smooth and stable delivery of binaries across multiple platforms
    • Collaborate with fellow team members around issues such as stability, capacity, performance, test automation and security to find creative solutions in these areas.
    • Develop tools to monitor build farm health and enhance the overall productivity of the team
    • Research new approaches and optimizations to discover best practices in this domain
    • Support our studio culture and values by mentoring other engineers on best practices and learnings

What you bring:

    • Experience with, and conceptual knowledge of, common CI/CD systems. Experience using TeamCity
    • Experience with Unreal Engine’s build and automation toolset - UBT, UAT, BuildGraph
    • Experience building on multiple platforms (PC, Mac, console) and managing a range of SDKs.
    • Experience using Perforce or similar SCM systems.
    • Advanced knowledge of C#, C/C++ or Python.
    • Experience deploying build infrastructure in the cloud, particularly AWS


What you'll gain:

Timbre aims to foster a workplace environment that empowers our team to do their best creative work. Below are a list of some of the benefits we offer to ensure you reach your full potential. As we continue to grow, we are co-creating more values-driven benefits to support our team. 

• Competitive salary & comprehensive health benefits, including extended health, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, short / long-term disability, 24/7 counselling through an employee assistance program and a health spending account available to you from your first day
• Annual bonus & up to 5% RRSP matching available to you from your first day
• Flexible paid time off (unlimited), plus holiday closure between Christmas and New Years, as well as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
• Work with us in Vancouver or remotely across Canada, utilizing our $500 work from home allowance
• 1 year gaming subscription and weekly gaming days
• My Pathway - a Career Development Program to provide a clear path for you to grow at Timbre
• 8 learning days per year and unlimited access to Udemy online courses
• A values driven culture with direct access to leadership and industry veterans with a wealth of knowledge to share

Timbre’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Timbre Games is located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada and on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Although our roots are in Vancouver, we work with a remote, distributed team across Canada. If you are interested in an opportunity at Timbre Games but are not presently residing in Canada, please note that we may be able to offer assistance in immigrating / relocating under the right conditions.

Timbre Games is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran’s status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation or any other category protected by law. We celebrate all backgrounds and attributes that make us unique and amazing - in this world and the ones we create!

At Timbre, we try to be mindful and not set unrealistic requirement expectations in order to apply. If you don’t tick all of the boxes of the role that you’re excited about, we encourage you to send your resume to our General Application inbox on our careers page, or, follow Timbre on LinkedIn to stay in touch with our newest openings.

Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If what we’ve shared above resonates with you, connect with us today!
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Location: Timbre Games, Vancouver

Country: Canada

Date found: 2023-03-17

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