Build & Release Engineer

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R0015995

      Why Big Fish Games?

      Big Fish Games is the home of some of the biggest hit mobile casual games including EverMerge, Gummy Drop!, Cooking Craze, Fairway Solitaire, and many more.

      • We are curious and constantly seek improvement in all we do because that’s what our business demands

      • We operate with good intentions, confidence, and humility

      • We welcome diversity of background, thought, and experience

      • We listen actively and value each other

      • We foster a fun environment that inspires creativity


      At Big Fish Games we collaborate with internal and partner studios around the world to publish the best casual games. As a Build Engineer on the Client Engineering team, you will report to our Senior Engineering Manager while working closely with all the partners and engineering groups in Big Fish Games.
      You will work on delivering best-in-class processes and tools to build and release games to our players, delivering at the highest quality and efficiency, the products and features covering the needs of the users. You will be responsible for delivering a unified CICD solution from code repository, certificate management, quality gates, device farm integration, and automated release, to App Center, and stores.
      You will work closely with our architects and developers to create a culture of continuous improvement, quality, and a consistent publishing ecosystem.

      What You'll Do

      • Modernize our build and release pipelines by updating and improving our tech stack, tool chain, and processes.

      • Take feedback from game developers and mitigate pain points, create solutions, and support them.

      • Work with a talented group of engineers to collaborate and build our games pipeline!

      • Implement automated distribution and quality processes to deliver our games efficiently.

      • Advocate and extend engineering best practices.

      Tech Stack

      • Jenkins, GitHub Actions

      • Git, GitHub

      • Python, Groovy, shell scripting (Bash, Zshell)

      • AWS, Google Cloud

      • Unity / C#

      • Android Java / Kotlin

      • iOS Objective-C / Swift

      What We're Looking For

      • Proven experience in Mobile Application Build Engineering : developing, building and deploying apps on Android and iOS.

      • Experience building with Jenkins , GitHub Actions, TeamCity, etc. to create build and automation pipelines that accelerate development of mobile applications.

      • Professional knowledge of software development, application design, and scripting languages (Bash, Python, Groovy).

      • Scalable cloud services infrastructure: Knowledge and experience integrating Google Cloud, Azure, and/or AWS cloud services into a modern application pipeline.

      • Quality gates: Previous experience integrating static analysis, automation checkpoints, test automation, and device farm solutions.

      • Code & asset repository management and release tooling: Experience with cloud based repositories (GitHub, et al), mobile signing certificates, CDNs, and pushing apps to Test Flight and App Center.

      • Knowledge of agile development methodologies and processes (scrum).

      Nice to Have

      • Knowledge of Unity 3D game engine

      • Professional use of tools like Jira, Confluence, Slack to report progress and document your work

      • Education; Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent.

      Required Soft-Skills/Behaviors

      • Strong English verbal and written communication skills with technical and non technical stakeholders.

      • Successful at working autonomously and self-directed while doing development and delivery in a remote and geographically distributed team.

      • Ability to deal with ambiguity, and willingness to help debug and solve difficult issues.

      Benefits And Beyond

      Employees constantly rate Big Fish Games highly for its leadership, flexibility, well-being, diversity and inclusion through quarterly surveys.

      • FLEX-Forward work environment : Customize the when, where, and how you work while delivering goals

      • Health Benefits : Health care coverage on your first day of employment with competitive plans and virtual Health care offered

      • Wellbeing : Employee Assistance Program (EAP) + Wellness spending account (500$)

      • Time Off : 3 weeks + 4 floating days + 7 personal/sick days

      • Financial Benefits : 100% match up to 4% on Group RRSPs + SuperShare eligibility where for every 2 Aristocrat Technologies (ATI) shares you buy, up to the set maximum, you will receive 1 for free

      • Team Member Assistance Fund : Up to $1,000 annually in financial support if you fall on hard times and need financial assistance

      • Community & Fun : Company social events, employee impact groups, company swag, volunteer opportunities

      • Access to LinkedIn Learning

      • + Many More !

      About Big Fish

      Building upon our 20-year legacy as a leader in the biggest gaming categories in the world, we are innovating and developing new products within the casual space to add to our extensive portfolio. Big Fish is dedicated to delivering amazing experiences for players to connect, compete and discover play, anywhere and on any device. This means games for broad global audiences in genres that are easy to learn, and difficult to master. Be a part of the team from the start.

      Big Fish is part of Pixel United, the free-to-play, mobile-first video games business of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd (ASX: ALL)!

      Big Fish Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special that’s why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


      Montreal, Quebec - Remote

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      Unity Development

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      Time Type

      Full time


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  • About the company

      Aristocrat Leisure Limited is an Australian gambling machine manufacturer, which has its administrative centre in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde, although the majority of its research and development is also done at its North Ryde site.