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SOFTWARE SYSTEMS DEVELOPER - VAN
SOFTWARE SYSTEMS DEVELOPER - VAN
  Full-Time @ Scanline VFX

Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.    Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.  In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.  Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.  We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.


 

TITLE

SOFTWARE SYSTEMS DEVELOPER

 

SUMMARY

The Systems Developer reports to the Head of IT for our Vancouver and Los Angeles studio locations. This role requires work on a wide range of software for high distributed performance computing and infrastructure services for local and remote studios.Additional responsibilities include technical design, planning, and implementation of new systems, recommending the redesign and configuration of existing systems and system applications, and identifying methods, solutions, and project leadership and management in order to provide a high level of service to the customers of the department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and enhance system infrastructure across multiple hardware and software platforms
  • Work closely with Sr. Developers on project design and implementation.
  • Write documentation for new and existing systems software
  • Provide support and maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree in a computer information systems, computer science, engineering, physics or mathematics
  • 1+ years experience in software development, systems engineering or systems administration
  • Visual effects industry, gaming industry, software entertainment industry (preferred)
  • Team player with ability to work individuality.
  • Ability to deliver milestones/tasks under tight deadlines.

REQUIRED SKILLS

    • Python (pls be prepared to present code samples)
    • Systems Scripting: Bash, Powershell
    • version control systems; e.g. git or svn
    • relational databases; e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL
    • networking fundamentals
    • network filesystems

PREFERRED SKILLS

    • Cross-platform libraries; e.g. Qt/PyQt/Boost/Poco
    • HTML5, CSS, JAVA SCRIPT,
    • C++ (pls be prepared to present code samples)
    • LDAP/Active Directory

BENEFITS INCLUDED
+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

 

HOW TO MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT

  • APPLY ONLY ONCE.
    We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you're applying for a different position.

  • ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
    We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you're not lost in the system.

  • Resume - Include in your resume the names of the company's you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
  • Cover Letter - tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.

 

HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/

This job posting was last updated on Dec. 1, 2017