Repo Manager

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Posted
May 15, 2021
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

The Repo Manager will be responsible for maintaining the Git/versioning server and the files for the WindowsCE project. The applicant's primary work will be to support the WindowsCE Team.

This is a full time position for 13~ milestone months.

About Project "WindowsCE"

"WindowsCE" is a codename for a new project developed by Poppy Works and its partners. This is an all-new fast-paced action game set in an existing classic game IP. Poppy Works is taking the IP in a brand-new direction; pushing the look of the classic art while taking inspiration the original technical limitations. Our team and publisher have experience and educated knowledge of the genre we are working in.

Everyone on our team is interdisciplinary. Showing a diversity of skillset and execution will be a good indicator of a strong candidate. "WindowsCE" is being developed with Gamemaker Studio 2. Applicants will need strong English-language skills.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that team members are using best practices.
  • Resolve merge conflicts.
  • Work with our Tools Developer and QA team to manage tickets
  • Managing permissions in the Source Control backend.
  • Ensuring the correct configuration of the Source Control backend in order to provide the best possible user experience

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in with Source Control systems.
  • Master of at least one source control tool like Perforce, GIT, Gitlab, Team Foundation, Subversion and good knowledge of Source Control Management concepts codelines, branching, merging, integration, versioning.
  • Autonomy with Excellent time-management and prioritization skills as well as the capacity to take initiative and find creative solutions to problems while adapting to a constantly evolving environment;
  • Self-motivated, collaborative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Positive attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective feedback.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Bonus

  • Reasonable experience working with an entirely remote team.
  • Experience training and managing a development team to use proper Source Control practices.
  • Experience providing support for / managing Atlassian products, such as Jira Software, Confluence and Jira Service Desk

Required Materials

  • Resume

The Agreements

All of our applicants and our team members generally agree to the following principals:

  • Poppy Works has been a remote studio since its founding. Timely Communication amongst the team is critical to the success of any of our projects. It's better to over-share than to not share at all.
  • Balancing work and life is not only important for the health of our team members, but for the health of our projects.
  • Members of our team will have respect for all races, spiritual beliefs, sexual identities and level of ability.

All candidates must be able to adapt to remote working, asynchronous communication and be willing to attend remote meetings with their peers and colleagues to resolve issues and to collaborate on meaningful tasks.

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About Poppy Works

Poppy Works was founded by two friends in 2012 after they met in college. Since then, they have worked on R&D, porting and co-development for previously established development studios and indie partners all over the world. We've fought a lot of technical fires for a lot of studios, and we're looking to build the future with you. Poppy Works has published several titles digitally and in retail boxes for console systems in the Americas, Europe and Asian territories.

We've been working remotely since our founding, so relocation will not be required.

Our Upcoming Releases

Melon Journey 2 (published by Poppy Works, developed by Froach Club) is a story-exploration game about revisiting a town full of adorable animals with eccentric personalities. Yet under its cute and nostalgic surface lies a dark tale of crime and corruption... Play as Honeydew, an employee of a huge melon factory, and travel to Hog Town where melons are illegal.

Bones 'N' Bullets (published by Poppy Works, developed by Cosmic Crystal) is a retro-inspired, action-packed adventure stacked with big guns, deadly spells and treacherous traps. Join the soldier on this quest through a world filled with deadly enemies, nail-biting challenges and blazing boss battles in order to save not only his world, but his very soul!

We are hiring artists, animators, designers, programmers, producers, and marketers. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

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