Release Manager
Posted on 3/18/2024
Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Video game developer (makers of Fortnight)
Company Overview
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate
Education
Gaming

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$15.4B

Founded

1991

Headquarters

Cary, North Carolina

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

36%
Locations
Morrisville, NC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
DevOps Engineering
Site Reliability Engineering
Requirements
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Experience with build and release processes for a Software or Games as a Service product
  • Familiarity with Video Game Ratings boards (ESRB/IARC/PEGI) processes and requirements
  • Experience working with database technology
  • Exposure to Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft platform certification processes
  • Technical orientation and a strong understanding of software development
  • Knowledge of game development process and exposure to working with shipped and live titles
Responsibilities
  • Developing new practices and structures for release management and stabilization processes
  • Owning the scheduling, coordination, quality control, and external certification process
  • Acting as the liaison between external partners and the development team
  • Owning the process for submitting builds to external partners
  • Owning publishing tools process as related to build certification and release
  • Working with different teams to determine release content plans and shepherd that content through external party approvals
  • Ensuring releases have passed all required checks and approvals leading up to live deployment
  • Developing regular status reports informing stakeholders on risks and progress