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Senior Asset Management Engineer – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Job Title: Senior Asset Management Engineer
Department: Technology
Reports to: Global Production Technology Supervisor
Status: Exempt
Classification: Full Time, Staff

Purpose of the job:

Digital Domain is seeking a Pipeline Engineer to design, build and maintain the next generation of our proprietary asset management system, and its APIs. This system controls how artists find, use and transfer film production assets locally and to other locations. Experience designing database-driven applications required. The position involves supporting mostly Linux, but some Windows, systems in a high-availability, multi-site environment. Most of the work is in python, but the ability to compile and install proprietary and open-source packages is useful. This work will be done in small teams, often across-site boundaries. This software environment is fast paced and varied, with customers located on-site or in other locations; given that, strong problem-solving and communication skills are required.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Specific tasks will change over time, but you can expect the following:

• Design and development work on applications which are Python interfaces (APIs) connected to MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Mongo databases; migration of similar applications to new architectures involving databases.
• Design and development of public APIs to various asset management systems.
• Day-to-day support of these tools, including interacting with users to troubleshoot issues; design and implement improved processes and tools.
• Design and development of systems to maintain software and asset parity between multiple DD locations.

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

• 4+ years Python programming experience.
• 4+ years of SQL Database experience – MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc. NoSQL experience is a plus
• Experience with web servers and web server frameworks is a plus
• 4+ years working with database-driven software.
• Experience with High Availability technologies is a plus
• Computer Science degree preferred
• No previous visual effects or computer graphics experience required.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills necessary.

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

• Office working environment.
• Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending
production needs.
• Walking/bending/sitting.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed
by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated
with it. Digital Domain Vancouver management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities
to meet business and organizational needs.

To apply for this position submit an application at http://careers.digitaldomain.com/
Please select Vancouver from the location drop down menu
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