Industrial Light & Magic Recruiting Technical Assistant & Senior IS Developer
Company: Industrial Light & Magic UK
Location: United Kingdom
State: United Kingdom
The Technical Assistant position is an exciting opportunity for a technical
individual who enjoys problem solving and a passion for cutting edge technology to
contribute across all aspects of production at ILM. This position provides support
directly to artists and production staff and works closely with production and software
engineers to enable the success and efficiency of the production pipeline.
Troubleshooting and dynamic problem solving for layout, animation, lighting, and
Image/Media handling, including conversion, manipulation, quality control, and
playback for visual reviews
Render troubleshooting and queue management
Data management, including monitoring/cleanup of disk space usage, file transfer,
and quality assurance
Communication between artists, production, and technical groups for the timely
resolution of any issues affecting production.
Data archival and restores
Automation of common tasks and reports to improve efficiency of all aspects of
the production pipeline
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree.
Aesthetic eye and/or artistic background highly desired.
Proven knowledge of and experience with Windows and UNIX/Linux operating
Professional experience programming (i.e. C/C++) and scripting language
experience (i.e. Python, Perl) a must.
Knowledge of, and experience with, 3D modeling/animation software (i.e. Maya)
Familiarity with film, video and animation post production and/or computer
graphics techniques highly desired.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Strong interpersonal
skills and the ability to effectively interact with diverse personalities.
Strong time management skills; Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Proven ability to work autonomously and in team settings.
Highly motivated. Career focus for animation, visual effects, or games industries
Senior IS Developer
Company: Industrial Light & Magic
Location: Letterman Digital Arts Center
City: San Francisco
Information Systems is looking for a Senior IS Developer who enjoys working with a broad range of technologies. Our IS developers write code that stores and tracks data to allow other departments to work efficiently. We’re looking for customer service-oriented individuals to join a team of well-rounded developers that thrive in an agile environment.
Full stack development of robust workflow based applications.
Provide input on architecture of larger applications; build stand alone modules and smaller applications for use by artists and productions within the organization.
Work with Project Managers to implement elegant and user-friendly interfaces for all new modules and/or applications.
Ensure code is developed, deployed, documented and maintained in keeping with IS guidelines. Assist developers from other departments in working with IS data and framework.
Monitor use of existing systems, and suggest strategies to improve health and reduce technical debt.
Lead and participate in code reviews, test new concepts and technologies, suggest improvements in technical direction and mentor other members of group in areas of expertise.
Mentor others in development technologies, tools, and processes
Requirements – Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other technical degree
8+ years’ experience working in a professional software development environment required.
Experience in a fast paced production environment a plus.
Acquired specific technical/domain knowledge and is eager to expand expertise.
Ability to juggle multiple projects concurrently with frequent changes in priority, balancing the need for “perfect” solutions with the need for “quick” solutions.
Demonstrated ability to serve as an effective contributor on mid to large scale development projects.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, with ability to effectively and efficiently communicate with all levels throughout the organization.
Self-starter with strong organizational skills.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and mentoring.
Strong attention to detail, strong sense of ownership and strong commitment to teamwork
Python fluency (Python 2.6+, Python 3.3+).
Deep understanding of web standards & technologies (e.g., HTTP, REST, SOAP, JSON)
Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs
Experience with GUI Development
Enterprise Application Development
Strong understanding of software development and Quality Assurance best practices.
Web frameworks: Flask/Bottle, Django, Tornado/Cyclone, Pylons/Pyramid.
Web servers: Nginx, Apache, uWSGI.
Data stores/tools: Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy, Redis, MongoDB, Solr.
Tools: Virtualenv, Buildout, py.test, Ansible, Selenium.
Async: Twisted, asyncio.
Virtualization: AWS, VMWare, VirtualBox, Docker.
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