Lead Dev Ops - AAA - London

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Job Reference: BBBH3566
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Games Programming
Location: City of London
Salary: Competitive Rate

Our client is looking for an exceptionally talented Lead Dev Ops engineer who is ready for the challenge of producing their 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).


  • 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.


  • 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.

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