DevOps Engineer (Python/Linux/Jenkins)

Production Technology (R&D, PE, and Pipeline) London, United Kingdom


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Required Skills / Competencies:

  • A clear and concise communicator: ability to keep end users informed of progress and managers informed of requests
  • An effective time manager: must be able to prioritize a multitude of requests and not be afraid to ask for help if the path isn’t clear Passionate about delivering rigorous follow-through on assigned tasks
  • An agile, flexible and quick thinker: this is an energetic, dynamic environment requiring an ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements
  • A creative thinker and innovator: able to devise and employ ingenious solutions to difficult problems

Technical Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of Python programming and the Linux environment.
  • Experience working with revision control systems and defined coding standards.
  • Experience developing tools and/or plugins
  • Preferred Skills / Competencies:
  • Experience developing with C++
  • Experience with database technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or Redis Experience writing RESTful APIs.
  • Experience developing against and/or deploying Amazon Web Services
  • Knowledge of the standard python packaging and installation tool-chain VFX, Feature Animation or Episodic production experience
  • Experience with Maya, Katana and Nuke Experience with Renderman, vray or Arnold Experience developing on Windows

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computing Science or Graphics discipline, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Proven experience in the visual effects or computer animation industries is useful, but not essential