SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER NEEDED IN VANCOUVER

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    SONY IMAGEWORKS VANCOUVER CANADA SEEKS SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

    Sony Pictures Imageworks produces high-end visual effects for movies, such as the Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Oz the Great and Powerful. The company's work has been recognized with numerous awards and nominations, including the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for Spider-Man 2.

    Today, Imageworks is unique in its ability to provide quality digital production for live action, all-CG, motion capture and hybrid live-action/animated films. Its community of innovative digital artists and computer technologists collaborate creatively with filmmakers, helping them to bring their vision from the storyboard to the theater and delight audiences around the globe.

    We currently have an opening in our Vancouver Canada office as for a Senior Software Engineer

    What You’ll Be Doing:
    You'll be extending and maintaining distributed asset management and file system applications, and collaborating with users to help define workflows which improve the efficiency and management of large scale visual effects and animation production. You’ll also be helping to triage and solve complex issues as they arise, such as with our render management system. All new large-scale applications are being written in Scala with a large dose of Python client-side scripting.

    Skills:
    Required: Python, C++, Java, network programming, multi-threading, strong debugging skills, extensive database experience, bash
    Nice to have: Scala, ZeroC ICE or other RPC frameworks, reactive programming, previous contribution to open source technologies, OpenGL
    Databases:
    Required: experience with any of the following: Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL
    Nice to have: Cassandra, Solr, and/or HBASE
    Source Control:
    Experience with any of the following version control systems: Git, Subversion, Mercurial
    Unix background:
    Strong Unix command line and scripting skills

    Bonus:
    · Development and testing of applications to enhance user experience of products
    · Flexible and willing to do different things
    · Experience working in a task driven environment with adherence to strict delivery deadlines
    · Working in a team structure and being open to assisting in other tasks (other platform development)
    · 3-5 years of commercial experience, preferably in the Visual Effects / Animation or related industry

    To apply please send a resume to: tiffany@herringtonrecruitment.com Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email.
     
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