Build Engineer

Job Locations SE-C-Uppsala
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


MachineGames is looking for an intermediate or senior Build Engineer to join our team of programmers. In this role you are responsible for ensuring that build pipelines and tools are functioning properly while simultaneously working on improvements on said software. Other commitments include maintaining source control and build server configuration and infrastructure. You will be part of our engine team and report to our Lead Engine Programmer.

The Engine team currently consists of talented and passionate programmers who are responsible for the development and maintenance of our technology.


Our studio is located in central Uppsala, Sweden which is a small and vibrant city 30 minutes north of the capital Stockholm. It has a historical heritage reaching back to pre-medieval times.

MachineGames is a part of Zenimax Media inc. alongside sister studios Alpha Dog games, Arkane studios, Bethesda game studios, Id Software, Roundhouse Studios, Tango Gameworks, and ZeniMax Online Studios.

Our studio has a legacy of being down to earth and free from big egos, our everyday work as well as our long-term goals are driven by our values:

- We value Team performance over individual performance
- We practice an open door policy
- We deliver what we promise
- We give constructive and actionable feedback
- We practice ownership and accountability
- We learn from our mistakes.

This is a permanent position starting as soon as possible. We will support your relocation and/or application for work permit if you have are not an EU citizen and/or not currently residing in Sweden.


We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do – from recruiting for our studios, publishing and operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age. Our diversity fuels our innovation and inspires us to create game worlds that bring us closer to the global community of players we serve.


  • Architect and implement build pipelines and tools, while respecting platform and design constraints.
  • Monitor that build pipelines and tools are functioning properly, troubleshoot and debug when required.
  • Continuously look for improvements on build pipelines and tools.
  • Maintenance of source control and build server configuration as well as infrastructure.
  • Collaborate well with programmers and other disciplines involved in the day to day work.
  • Review code written by programmers across the studio and collaborate with them to improve code quality.
  • If senior:
  • Help mentoring less experienced team members.
  • Proactively provides suggestions on how to utilize new technologies and tools and implement them into our workflow.


  • Have Strong backend programming skills with an interest in web frontend user interface design and visualization.
  • Able to write clean, professional, well commented and maintainable code.
  • Interested in workflow tooling and pipelines
  • Experienced in Python (or another scripting language and willing to learn Python)
  • Experienced in SQL databases (PostgreSQL)
  • Experienced in source control management software (Git and/or Perforce)
  • Comfortable using and administrating Linux as well as Windows servers
  • Experienced in TypeScript/JavaScript (for web frontend work)
  • Experienced in HTML/CSS
  • Are independent and self propelled with little need for supervision
  • Lead by example and tutor less experienced co-workers within your discipline
  • Continuously look for ways to improving processes and achieve results. Isn’t satisfied with the status quo. Comes up with solutions to problems or challenges.
  • Exhibits a high level om communication skills, both by listening and sharing information. Able to provide constructive feedback to individuals and teams. Takes initiatives to collaborate cross functionally.
  • Lastly, you are passionate about games!

Preferred Skills

  • Experienced in C++ (basic knowledge)
  • Experienced in game development
  • Experienced with Docker and Kubernetes

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