Graduate DevOps Engineer

Frontier is an independent video game developer and publisher, crafting immersive gaming experiences with fun gameplay and unparalleled artistic quality. Renowned for its iconic creative management simulation games, Frontier captivates players worldwide with immersive and authentic game worlds. The modern studio is located in the vibrant technology hub of Cambridge (UK). The talented team at Frontier are dedicated to nurturing our existing portfolio and delivering our exciting future roadmap. 

WHAT’S THE ROLE?

We’re seeking a new graduate addition to our Build & DevOps team! In addition to supporting the games projects at Frontier, you’ll be working on core systems and infrastructure, surrounded by a team of experienced and capable engineers. This role provides a great learning opportunity for those eager to dive into the world of infrastructure engineering.

You’ll help us develop, improve, adapt, and innovate our build, packaging, test, and publish process, improving the stability, performance, and quality in all our games by using the continuous integration and deployment system to its full potential. 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Working with our existing continuous integration and deployment system to ensure that functioning, recent builds of our games and various tools are available to those who require them, and that development progress isn’t blocked by broken builds.
  • Monitoring the continuous integration and deployment system to ensure a high standard of build stability, performance and quality is supported on all projects.
  • Identifying areas within the continuous integration and deployment system which we can improve, adapt, and innovate allowing us to improve all aspects of the build, packaging, storage and publish process and systems.
  • Ensuring that the build/package and publish process is as fast and hassle-free as possible for all our teams.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

  • A degree in Computer Science or Computing, or equivalent.
  • Good working programming capabilities with recent examples.
  • Knowledge of programming paradigms and standard software design patterns.
  • Experience with Python, C#, or Go.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders from different teams across the company.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively across multiple disciplines and skill ranges.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback to strive for continuous improvement.

BONUS IF YOU HAVE

  • Knowledge of version control systems (preferably SVN or Perforce)
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment systems such as TeamCity, Buildbot or Jenkins.
  • Experience with games development platforms, consoles, and technology.
  • Experience working in a managed project with tasks, dependencies, and deadlines.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

You will work with talented and passionate people to support, develop or publish our sophisticated and enduring games, in a creative, collaborative and inclusive environment. We love what we do, and we work hard to provide outstanding experiences for our players. 

Wellbeing is a big focus at Frontier, and we are continually evolving how we can support our people. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and provide a range of wellbeing activities, initiatives and sessions to support both mental and physical health.  

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a success-based annual bonus, share option schemes, life assurance, private family healthcare, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, in-house subsidised catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme, free bike servicing, and social activities and events. 

We strive to create an environment where everyone can fully demonstrate their capability and potential. If you therefore need any reasonable adjustments to support you during the recruitment process, please speak to your Talent Acquisition representative.  


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