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Build and Release Engineer – Global Live Entertainment Brand

  • Permanent
  • London
  • Posted 45 days ago

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A Build and Release Engineer is required to join the Development team for a Times Tech 100, Global Live Entertainment Sound & Light Brand that produces shows for Major Broadcasting and Awards Shows across the world.

This leader in Live AV Entertainment runs a team of 15 in-house C++ / Python Developers behind the scenes, the build and release and automation infrastructure to their hardware and software solutions

Location: London, Central/City

Salary: £50k – £65k + pension, assorted benefits: £400 gig allowance for live events! Christmas closure, subsidised gym, season ticket loan and many more!

As a Build and Release Engineer you’ll create and maintain their build systems (MSBuild) with tools and frameworks that will make the job of software building and deployment easier. As part of this system, you’ll design scripts and tools used for software development in Python and scripting to create source code. You’ll seamlessly integrate software updates using Team City for continuous delivery, taking updates to the user’ll join a diverse team that’s squad-based with a central software product around several hardware components. These make up the unit for Live Entertainment events. Tech stack is C++/Python with some C# (Python layers for Scripting and Automated Testing), Team City for CI and MSBuild.

You’ll own the build and release for their MSBuild-based process, maintain and improve their current Team City CI solutions and virtual machines within CI and build environments. Finally you’ll update and maintain test code/frameworks, and create detailed test cases, writing automated test code to effectively test systems.

The Build and Release Engineer will have the chance to shape and progress the Build Automation here which is in its infancy, and do so in a really expansive, exciting and fun environment; as you would expect from somewhere where Live Entertainment is their business!


A proven Build and Release Engineer – create and maintaining build environments

Python coding for build and release / testing tools

Scripting in Powershell or very similar

Proficient at implementation, deployment, testing and debugging.

Awareness of business continuity and quality control in software development for products



Testing frameworks for UI Automation

Strong C/C++ coding background

Cloud-based Development / Deployment (e.g. AWS)


This Build and Release Engineer position joins at an exciting time as the business receives new investment, already providing to some of the most prestigious events in the world and providing a really challenging technical immersion for a strong Build and Release Engineer. Love gigs? Get an allowance of £400 pa! Love Christmas? You’re off over Christmas! Parties? At least two a year! Cool products? Think of the greatest Awards Shows you can think of, top Tier Broadcasters and their high-profile shows. These are the events your builds will cater for.

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