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Build/Release Engineer

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Location: Emeryville, CA
Job #: 1478



Are you the go-to person for helping others debug software install or build problems? Do compilers fascinate you? Does automating manual tasks appeal to you? If so, Pixar’s Software Development team wants to hear from you! We’re looking for someone to enhance and support Pixar’s software development build and release process. You’ll work with a customer-focused team that provides a key service to the studio and has fun doing it.


Develop and support internal tools related to software configuration/deployment, software build, continuous integration, and release automation
Build, install, and manage the dependent libraries required to build our internal tools
Provide direct support to developers and technical artists on build errors, configuration issues, and revision control issues


5+ years experience in release engineering, systems administration, DevOps, or software development
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Attention to detail, curiosity, and a willingness to learn

We’re looking for people who have experience with these technologies:

Building compiled code using frameworks like make, cmake, SCons, ant
Scripting languages like Python, Perl, or bash
Linux command-line navigation and administration tools
Revision control systems like Perforce and git (at an administrator level)
Continuous integration systems (similar to Jenkins or buildbot)
Package management and distribution software like yum, apt-get, RPM

Extra credit if you’ve worked with:

Open-source projects that use cmake or a similar framework
Used/configured virtualization/containerization technologies such as Vagrant or Docker
Provisioning technologies like Ansible or Chef
Continuous delivery pipelines
Infrastructure/pipeline projects for an animation or VFX production studio

Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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