The Walt Disney Company VANCOUVER Senior Production Engineer in Vancouver, Canada
Industrial Light & Magic's team of artists and engineers continue to contribute hugely to the Star Wars franchise films and other spectacular high profile movies, using ILM’s world renowned and multiple award winning VFX technology.
The Production Engineering team implements and maintains services and tools empowering the back-end of ILM's feature film visual effects pipeline. The Production Engineering teams underpin a pipeline that utilises a wealth of in-house and industry standard software, such as Maya, Nuke and Houdini, to manage complex data sets with heavy computational requirements across multiple global locations. We are hiring for a senior production engineer to have a major influence in the development and improvement of these services.
Preferred Qualifications :
Required Skills / Competencies:
A clear and concise communicator: ability to keep end users informed of progress and managers informed of requests
An effective time manager: must be able to prioritize a multitude of requests and not be afraid to ask for help if the path isn’t clear Passionate about delivering rigorous follow-through on assigned tasks
An agile, flexible and quick thinker: this is an energetic, dynamic environment requiring an ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements
A creative thinker and innovator: able to devise and employ ingenious solutions to difficult problems
In-depth knowledge of Python programming and the Linux environment.
Experience working with revision control systems and defined coding standards.
Experience developing tools and/or plugins
Preferred Skills / Competencies:
Experience developing with C++ Experience with database technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or Redis Experience writing RESTful APIs.
Experience developing against and/or deploying Amazon Web Services
Knowledge of the standard python packaging and installation tool-chain VFX, Feature Animation or Episodic production experience
Experience with Maya, Katana and Nuke Experience with Renderman, vray or Arnold Experience developing on Windows
Required Education :
Bachelor’s degree in Computing Science or Graphics discipline, or equivalent professional experience in the CGI/Vfx industry.
Job ID: 522709BR
Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment