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Build Manager, Amazon Games



Irvine, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024


Amazon is all-in on games, and our mission is to be the most customer-obsessed company in the industry. At Amazon Games, we’re creating compelling games like New World Aeternum, Blue Protocol, Lost Ark, as well as other unannounced projects.

Amazon Games is looking for a talented and driven Build Manager to join the Orange County team. Are you passionate about advocating for the best customer experience through collaborative partnerships with various business teams? Do you thrive in a fast-moving culture where customer obsession and the ability to think on your feet are highly valued?

Key job responsibilities
In this role you:
- Take ownership of the inputs and outputs into build, release and automation pipelines.
- Work closely with leadership and technical leads to determine when, where and how to deploy updates.
- Seek to thoroughly understand our version control and build generation pipeline as a primary customer and end-user.
- Manage milestone builds being deployed internally, managing and clearly communicating the contents of these builds to stakeholders
- Track development changes and version history as changes move through release streams to ensure releases contain expected results and are free from unexpected churn.
- Assist in the change integration between development streams whenever necessary and expedient.
- Collaborate with our Quality Assurance, Release Management and Production teams to shepherd new builds through the release process and to our players.
- Constantly be looking for process and organizational improvements that increase efficiency and raise quality.
- Investigate, integrate, and develop technologies bringing innovation and improving reliability, performance and productivity;


- 5+ years of experience using Python, Golang, C# or C++
- Experience using data and metrics to determine and drive improvements
- Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams
- Experience releasing product updates by partnering with cross functional teams, building processes and coordinating release schedules


- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
- 5+ years of driving end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership experience
- 5+ years of driving process improvements experience
- Experience in stakeholder management, dealing with multiple stakeholders at varied levels of the organization
- Experience building processes, project management, and schedules
- Experience with DevOps, CI/CD pipelines, and/or Jenkins
- Gaming Industry Experience

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $116,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $201,200/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.