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Digital Domain Recruiting Senior Asset Management Engineer

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Senior Asset Management Development Engineer

Department: Technology
Reports to: Global Production Technology Supervisor
Status: Exempt
Classification: Full Time, Staff
Date: July 2014

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 both locally, and to other locations.

Experience designing database-driven applications is required. The position involves mostly supporting Linux, as well as some Windows, and 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 dtabases; 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 – MSQL, 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.

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