Senior Build Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Amsterdam

For the Melba Team we are looking for a Senior Build Engineer to work at the cutting edge of tech, with new challenges and new ways to tackle tasks and solve problems. Designing and building complex software requires state of the art software tools to provide a development environment with efficient pipelines. Making sure source code can be stored, edited, validated, automatically tested, built, and deployed. Assess software deployment strategies to identify opportunities to improve reliability and performance.


  • Implement, expand and maintain a modern build pipeline for C/C++ application development, supporting multiple platforms.
  • Develop and deploy Software.
  • Maintain and improve:
    • Build pipelines;
    • Version control;
    • Automated testing and profiling;
    • Automated processing pipelines for asset management.
  • Assist with tracking failing builds and bug fixing.
  • Maintain Documentation.
  • 3+ years games or equivalent software-industry development experience
  • Understanding of data-driven Software Engineering principles.
  • Solid proficiency in C/C++ programming languages.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Confident investigating / prototyping new technologies.
  • Experience integrating / adapting 3rd party technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English.
  • Administration on:
    • Windows;
    • Linux.
  • Experience setting up and maintaining the following services:
    • GitLab;
    • Jenkins;
    • Docker;
    • Perforce.
  • Proficiency in the following scripting languages:
    • Python;
    • CMake;
    • Linux Shell scripting;
    • Windows shell command scripting;
    • Build scripting.
  • Experience developing multiplayer games or networking systems.
  • Experience developing large-scale / open-world / sandbox games.
  • Experience including console and mobile platforms in the build and automation pipelines.
  • Experience in a senior role.
  • Working knowledge of Atlassian software development and collaboration tools.
  • Experience working in diverse, multinational teams.
  • Practical experience using a variety of modern game engines and tools.
  • Experience with additional languages like C# or Rust.
  • Affinity with new and emerging technologies like Machine Learning and decentralized technology.
About us
At PLAYERUNKNOWN Productions we believe in a flexible work environment driven by honesty and transparency, empowering both developers and researchers to build the tools that can form the foundation of a new generation of interactive worlds. We are a passionate team of committed individuals from all over the world, working towards building the kind of experience that is only now becoming possible. We believe that the longstanding dream of a massive, immersive world where players are free to do whatever they want is closer than ever before, and we believe that we can make it happen.

PLAYERUNKNOWN Productions is an independent development studio based in Amsterdam, focused on creating massive sandbox worlds. Our multi-disciplinary team is using an array of new and emerging technologies to push the envelope of what is possible with open worlds in gaming. Our goal is to build deep, systemic playgrounds on a planetary scale, populated by thousands of players.

MELBA Team is PLAYERUNKNOWN Productions’ applied research division. Project Melba is a new simulation engine being built from the ground up, utilizing data-driven design, multi-core processing and machine learning at its foundation in order to power virtual worlds on a scale beyond the capabilities of current technology.


Building a world
Join our group of talented and passionate people from all over the world working towards building the future of gaming. 

Going Dutch
We go by the Dutch law and start with a 12-month contract with the intent to offer a permanent contract afterwards. 

Relocation funds
If you are not living in the Netherlands yet, we will support, you and your close ones during the relocation process.

Convenient location & commuting allowance
Our centrally located office is easy to get to from any part of the Netherlands, and we will reimburse you for train or bike commute. 

Comprehensive benefits
We provide a contribution to your health insurance and pension as well as a work from home allowance - we got you covered! 

Flexible Schedule
Once it is safe to do so, you are free to work and hang out with us every day in our Amsterdam Studio. If you prefer to work from home, you can take advantage of two work-from-home days a week.

All you can eat
No need to worry about drinks, snacks, and lunch, all of which we provide in our studio. Burger Fridays in our canteen come highly recommended but you will also find a lot of vegetarian options!

You will have 25 days off and 3 extra studio days off throughout the year. You can also celebrate your birthday with an extra day off! 


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