Python Developer

Technology (I.T., and Systems) Vancouver, Canada


Description

We are looking for a Developer to join our global IMS (Information Management and Systems) team, which supports management and production tools. IMS supports various SaaS solutions and CMS systems. Based in our Vancouver studio, you will be part of a close-knit team who ensure the technology and solutions used in business operations at DNEG run smoothly and efficiently.

As a Developer, you will contribute to the wider team by tackling clearly defined development and support tasks that arise locally as well as remotely. Alongside providing software support via phone, email and remotely, it’s important all issues, tasks and changes are tracked through our ticketing system. The prioritization of tasks is vital, all the while ensuring everyone is kept up to date with the progress of their query.
 
Responsibilities
  • Address bug fixes, requirement gathering for new features and change requests for existing operations web applications
  • Creating, maintaining and versioning API's
  • Design and implementation of RESTful APIs to support web-based user interfaces
  • Triage of operations requests and support issues via the ticketing system
  • Write technical documentation and workflow guides, which will ensure compliance on a global level and provide 
accurate, valid and complete information in your solutions to problems
  • Provide 1st and 2nd line technical support to our Production and Management teams 

  • Liaise with Production and Scheduling teams and external vendors, and articulate technical information to non-technical people
  • Providing mentorship and training to team members where required 
Must Have
  • Excellent knowledge of Python
  • 3+ years of hands-on software development experience
  • Hands-on experience in working on scripts and command-line applications
  • Working knowledge of MySQL and PostGres
  • Experience of Linux, OSx operating systems
  • Knowledge of SDLC and/or Agile methodology
  • Familiarity with version control (preferably with Git)
  • Familiarity with Jira
Nice to Have
  • Web development experience using Flask/Django
  • Front End experience with JavaScript
  • MS experience (SQL Server/Project/VBA) 
  • Shotgun software support experience advantageous
  • Previous experience supporting CRM/CMS/ERP systems
  • Previous experience of working in a customer-facing environment
About You
  • A strong communicator, both verbal and written
  • A quick learner - ability to quickly pick up new software languages as needed
  • Likes problem solving
  • Able to work autonomously and within a team
  • Good time management and prioritization
  • Excellent organizational and housekeeping skills
  • Ability to interact confidently with both technical and non-technical staff
About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa. 
 


About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.