Full Time Job

Director Of Release Engineering

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, CA 01-22-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Infinity Ward is currently seeking a Director of Release Engineering who will be responsible for establishing the technical vision and strategy used to release our future games.

The ideal candidate should have technology leadership experience in games, film, or a similar field – any that mixes the technical and creative. We are looking for someone passionate about working with both engineers and content creators.

The release engineering team at Infinity Ward is responsible for our proprietary build management system, integrations and branch structure, game packaging and delivery technology, developer support services, and automation systems. You will set the direction for the team and work with them to meet those goals. You will work closely with the studio's other engineering teams and content teams to create the next installment of the best and biggest first-person shooter.

This is an opportunity to join a game development team at the top of the industry and work with the best gaming talent in the world.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Own and manage our internal build creation and automated testing systems
• Set technical direction and long-term planning to ensure our technology is best-in-class
• Communicate with users and keep up to date on their needs and struggles
• Keep your finger on the pulse of the project and its changing needs
• Evangelize the team's plans and progress
• Mentor the team on technology, process and communication
• Coordinate on both schedule and technology with other Activision studios

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
• Experience leading an engineering team in games, film, or a similar field
• The ability to do long-term planning while remaining agile to the studio's changing needs
• Experience managing, optimizing, and extending build system infrastructure
• Experience creating and maintaining a continuous integration and testing system
• Familiarity with running and optimizing an internal support team
• Strong communication skills
• Passion for games

Responsibilities:

Director of Release Engineering. You will set the direction for the team and work with them to meet those goals. Own and manage our internal build creation and automated testing systems. Set technical direction and long-term planning to ensure our technology is best-in-class. Communicate with users and keep up to date on their needs and struggles. Keep your finger on the pulse of the project and its changing needs. Mentor the team on technology, process and communication. Coordinate on both schedule and technology with other Activision studios.

Skills:

agile, continuous integration, automated testing, strong communication skills, release engineering, planning, communication, technology leadership, automated testing systems, technical direction, Senior Director Of Product Engineering, Director of Digital Project Management, Director of Product Engineering, Senior Development Project Manager, Senior Director of Engineering, Engineering Director, IOS Engineering Manager, Technical Development Manager, Principal Engineering Manager, Senior Vice President Of Engineering

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.

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Company Profile
Infinity Ward

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.