The Walt Disney Company Sr Software Engineer in San Francisco, California

The Lucasfilm Advanced Development Group (ADG) is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team.

ADG develops tools and techniques for high-fidelity computer graphics and simulation. Our goal is to expand and enhance creative storytelling in the Star Wars universe through real-time rendering of film-quality imagery. Our work can be seen powering many of the ILMxLAB immersive experiences.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will play a key role in defining and developing tools and software that content creators use to deliver their vision. Working across a diverse range of areas such as rendering, AI, audio, editors, input devices, tools, and pipelines, you will prototype new ideas, troubleshoot existing systems, and play a key role in leveraging our technology for creative endeavors.

Responsibilities :

  • Independently implement major engine systems

  • Rapidly prototype new ideas and concepts

  • Design, create, refine, and debug systems, features, tools and infrastructure as needed

  • Support content creators and other customers of ADG technology

  • Proactively identify and address areas for improved user experiences

  • Plan and manage tasks and schedules effectively

  • Collaborate with other engineers to form a highly productive team

  • Mentor junior Engineers

Preferred Qualifications :

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of C++/C/C#

  • Strong 3D math including linear algebra

  • Deep experience with data structures, algorithms performance, and parallel processing techniques

  • Deep experience with one or more of the following – Rendering, AI, Animation, Physics, Networking, Gameplay

  • Self-motivated individual with excellent problem solving skills

  • Experienced working with and maintaining large codebases

  • Must be detail oriented and organized, possess strong communication skills, and be able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with VR/AR technologies

  • Good knowledge of Python

  • Familiarity with DCC packages such as Maya

  • 5+ years of prior experience with game engine development

  • Ownership of a major engine subsystem for shipped console games.

Job ID: 561096BR

Location: San Francisco,California

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment