Animal Logic


Software Engineer – Release Engineering
- Facility

Please note this is a hybrid position and requires you to work from our Vancouver studio for part of the work week. This is not a remote opportunity. 

Are you a Software Engineer with a passion for building tools to improve developer productivity? Are you interested in joining us in our Studio?  We have an opening in our Toolchain team that supports the R&D teams as they create software used by artists in various craft departments.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Support and improve tools for continuous integration, automated testing and release management
  • Deploy and maintain automated solutions to monitor, test, repair and scale our systems
  • Introduce new tools to improve developer productivity
  • Develop and document tools and workflows which can be integrated by R&D and other technical teams
  • Communicate within and between teams to determine the best solutions for challenges in workflow and toolchain
  • Collaborate on Open Source projects with internal and external stakeholders and participate in our continuous involvement with the Academy Software Foundation

What you bring:

  • A tertiary qualification in Computer Science or a related field
  • 4+ years’ experience developing tools
  • Experience with build systems and C++, Java or Python toolchains
  • Passion for software quality, performance, benchmarking and building tools to improve developer productivity
  • Good soft skills managing both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Self motivation with a strong sense of ownership over complex problems and their related solutions
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipelines
  • Fluency in using Linux CLI and shell scripts
  • Good knowledge of source control tools

The following would be considered a bonus:

  • Rez and/or other package managers
  • Jenkins
  • Cloud architectures (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Containerization (e.g., Docker)
  • Experience with specific build systems and C++ compilers (CMake, make, ninja, gcc, clang)

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a growing, award-winning studio based in downtown Vancouver!
  • An inclusive workplace of employees who are passionate about creativity and technology
  • A chance to contribute to the success of ground-breaking animated feature films
  • Exposure to a USD pipeline
  • A dedicated Learning and Development and Artist Management team focused on your personal career growth
  • Paid ‘Volunteer’ days to support those causes close to your heart!
  • A world-renowned working environment packed with social clubs, activities and events
  • A variety of employee benefits including free gym access, breakfast, use of barista coffee machines, weekly lunches/pastries and snacks galore!

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, then we want to hear from you!

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