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Weta Digital Recruiting Senior Software Engineer

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Senior Software Engineer for the Simulation group

Category: Software Engineer
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Works closely with artists and other developers to develop and maintain our proprietary simulation platform.


● Provide software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, analysing data usage and work processes, investigating problem areas
● Manage own workload by tracking & maintaining tasks
● Help set up project plans, including setting project objectives and report on performance
● Maintain a good awareness of departmental pipeline and identify areas of potential improvement
● Guide and support team members

Required qualifications:

● Extensive knowledge of C++
● Extensive knowledge of OpenGL, QT, OpenMP, Boost
● Ability to work well in a team and closely with artists.
● Ability to multitask as required in a production environment.
● Experience in implementing and supporting a wide variety of complex software systems.
● Experience with UNIX / LINUX
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● 5+ years of applicable experience
● BS/MS or equivalent knowledge and experience in Computer Science or a related subject.

Desirable qualifications:

● Experience with the APIs of Maya, Houdini, MotionBuilder or Renderman
● Experience with CUDA or OpenCL
● Experience of leading a team on software development projects
● Experience with MPI based applications

The Weta Digital Simulation team will have representatives attending SIGGRAPH 2015. Please indicate when applying if you plan to attend SIGGRAPH and we will try to schedule a time to meet.

To apply for consideration, please fill out our online questionnaire at and send your resume through to
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