Full Time Job

Software Engineer, Build

Warner Bros. Discovery

Carlsbad, CA 02-27-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Warner Bros. Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.

Your New Role...

WB Games San Diego is a remote-first team seeking a Build Engineer who will be responsible for developing the build/release pipeline for our debut live ops title built on Unreal 5. You will support the development team to ensure the process for delivering changes is efficient, reliable, and well understood. You will leverage continuous delivery principles such as automation, continuous improvement, and a constant drive for quality in order to set the team up for success in creating a game that could become a leader in AAA free-to-play experiences.

This position can be based in the Carlsbad CA studio or from another US based location.

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Develop and maintain our Unreal Engine oriented CI/CD pipeline
• Ensure smooth delivery and deployment of game client, server, data, and content across multiple platforms
• Support our development and QA teams by automating workflows and increasing capacity
• Deploy testing frameworks and help the team adopt best practices in software testing
• Optimize build processes to reduce wait times and lower operational costs
• Participate in peer code reviews to learn, teach, and advocate for high standards

Qualifications & Experience...
• 3+ years of professional software engineering experience
• Background deploying build infrastructure in the cloud, particularly AWS is required
• Working knowledge of continuous integration platforms (TeamCity, Jenkins, or similar)
• Experience with infrastructure automation (Terraform, CDK, Pulumi, or similar)
• Broad understanding of automated testing methodologies
• Advanced proficiency with Git, Git LFS, and GitHub
• Dependable problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills
• Optional: Contributed to one or more published AAA games
• Optional: Experience on a live ops software product
• Optional: Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related Bachelor's degree

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $84,000.00 - $156,000.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-reb365-3-236-209-138-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $84,000 to $156,000 Per Year ($ USD)