Animal Logic


Software Engineer – Back End
- Facility

Are you an adventurous Back End Developer interested in joining a world class animation and visual FX studio? The successful candidate will join our high-calibre team and help drive the evolution of our mission-critical systems. This challenging position requires you to solve complex problems using creative solutions and techniques while contributing to the overall delivery of an animated feature film!

What you’ll get to do:

  • Work as part of a small international team that forms part of a larger group focused on bespoke software products that are deployed multi-region and enable creative collaboration across multiple continents
  • Participate in the design and development of new features of production workflow & reporting systems
  • Assisting in the maintenance and release of production systems
  • Monitoring production systems and resolving any operational issues
  • Communicating status and resolution with clients of varying technical expertise
  • Maintaining support queue and managing multiple requests

What you bring:

  • BSc in Computer Science or related field
  • At least 3 years of commercial Java development experience
  • A good understanding of Data Models and Relational Databases
  • Demonstrated experience working with internal or external clients
  • Previously contributed to robust and scalable systems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and estimating abilities

And you might also have:

  • Experience building resilient and effective back-end services
  • Reactive Streams (WebFlux) experience is highly desirable
  • High Performance Computing/Tasks scheduling/Extensive multi-threaded applications development experience
  • RDBMS experience (Postgres, MySql, etc) – Modelling, writing queries, reverse-engineering
  • Messaging systems experience (Kafka, Artemis or any other JMS broker)
  • In-Memory-Data-Grids and indexing (Ignite, Hazelcast, Lucene, ElasticSearch etc)
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and continuous integration/deployment

What you’ll need to include in your application:

  • Your resume/CV
  • You may also give links to relevant websites that might demonstrate your work either as code or as a visual example of the results of your code

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a growing, independently owned and operated, award-winning studio
  • A chance to contribute to the success of ground-breaking animated feature films
  • Exposure to working within a USD pipeline
  • A dedicated Learning and Development team focused on your personal career growth
  • Flexible work arrangements, with work from home options
  • A world-renowned working environment packed with social clubs, activities and events
  • A variety of employee benefits including employee discounts, breakfast, free use of barista coffee machines and snacks galore!

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, then we want to hear from you. Submit your application to the link below!

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