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Systems Engineer, Cloud Services
Systems Engineer, Cloud Services
  Full-Time @ Pixar Animation Studios

Emeryville, California, United States

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The small but mighty Cloud Services team at Pixar is seeking a tenacious Systems Engineer to support, build, and maintain our SaaS environment, automate and streamline existing and future workflows, and help ensure our movies get made as efficiently as possible by providing the best, most secure tools and support to all Pixar employees.

You have a keen sense of humor as well as a strong desire to uncover and solve mysteries. You’re flexible, curious, and ready to jump in wherever you may be needed. You love learning new things and have excellent attention to detail. Sound like you? Then come work with us!


  • Provide technical support for cloud-based IT systems including Okta, Google, and Atlassian products 
  • Partner closely with the team to deploy, evaluate, and resolve issues with our collaboration and cloud applications 
  • Build and maintain detailed and accurate documentation around our processes and workflows 
  • Work alongside network and system administrators to ensure interoperability of the services we support with existing infrastructure 
  • Engage our vendors to diagnose and solve issues with services we use 
  • Identify inefficiencies in workflows; design and document scripts to automate away these pesky problems and streamline systems


  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills 
  • Hands-on, proven expertise developing technical solutions involving multiple applications to solve business and user needs 
  • Background in Unix systems administration including solid scripting skills in bash and Python 
  • Knowledge and proficiency implementing and/or administering Okta, including API usage 
  • Expert administration skills in G Suite, Slack, Box, Atlassian Confluence and Jira 
  • Understanding and experience with LDAP, email routing and administration 
  • Experience interacting with REST APIs for application integration and automation 
  • Familiarity with authentication standards such as OAuth2 & SAML 
  • A penchant for clear communication and documentation; you prefer to keep things tidy 
  • Eagerness to tackle problems and get to the bottom of complicated issues 
  • B.S. in computer science or equivalent experience


Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We know our storytelling is at its best when we include, celebrate and embrace difference. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. | Follow us on Twitter @PixarRecruiting

This job posting was last updated on March 31, 2020