Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd
Build & Release Engineer
Based: High Wycombe, London or remote (with regular access to both offices)
Term: Full-time, Permanent
We are looking to employ a “Build and Release Engineer” to join the Focusrite family. Working out of the Infrastructure and Support team, You will be working directly with various software development teams across the company to help deliver our world class products by facilitating the automation of software builds in the Focusrite and Novation teams, such as the Scarlett range – the best selling USB audio interfaces in the world. The primary goal of this role is to ensure that the software releases that these products rely on do not get held up during the build stage of development process, helping to deliver amazing products and features to our customers.
With a curious mind and the ability to manage multiple projects at one time, you will also help drive the innovation of this process and you will investigate and recommend best practices, and actively share and promote these to help teams self-serve.
An ideal candidate is likely to be:
Experience of some of the following would also be beneficial:
Our audio technology brands stand together, seeking to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. We want to create opportunities for everyone to enjoy making music, from musicians trying to capture their unique sound, to the professionals delivering the greatest shows on earth. The Focusrite Group has an illustrious history with four Queen’s Awards for Enterprise among a host of other accolades. We comprise six successful and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Martin Audio, ADAM Audio, Novation and Ampify Music. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning over four decades, our brands continue to shape the music-making world.
Focusrite leads that world in audio interfacing technology – more musicians record through Focusrite than any other brand. The Focusrite Pro team are focussed on the complex needs of the audio professional for whom sound is not just a passion, but a way of life. Martin Audio have been uniting audiences for almost five decades with their awe-inspiring touring and installation loudspeaker systems. Based in Berlin,?ADAM Audio?are precision innovators in the field of professional monitoring and loudspeaker technology, made famous by their unique ART ribbon tweeter. Novation?is obsessed with helping electronic music makers find new ways to produce and perform new music. Born out of that team and based in Tileyard, King’s Cross, London, Ampify?Music make innovative music-making apps that are highly accessible, yet extendable and deep.
Music technology is an enriching space to work in, and that’s not about to change. We embrace its evolution, and that means remaining open to new ideas. We enjoy a Group-wide open-door culture, where we can all contribute and everyone is heard as we grow and develop, both as individuals and as a team. We encourage innovation and fresh-thinking and are passionate about the inspirational solutions we create. Behind our success is a tightly knitted, like-minded family of music and audio lovers. We’re always pulling together to try and make a difference; our frequent appearance in ‘The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For’ is testament to this.
As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage people to apply regardless of religion, ethnic background, nationality, sexual orientation or gender identity. We recognise the diversity shortcomings of our industry and are committed to driving change. Equally, we recognise the major impact that climate change is having on our world and work every day towards being industry leaders in a carbon neutral future.
Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits.