Associate Software Developer

Production Technology, Core Services Toronto, Ontario


Description

Position at DNEG

Core Services is looking for an Associate Software Developer to join our Pipe Query project team in its Data Frameworks domain.

The Core Services group provides foundational technologies to other technology groups within DNEG. We are a team of software developers who architect, build and provide geographically spread, enterprise-level, mission-critical infrastructure. We create services, frameworks, and products that other teams rely upon to build and deliver their technology solutions. We are the core of all things technology at DNEG.

The Data Frameworks domain @ Core Services provides foundational software to other teams that are intended to be utilised to provide end-user functionality. We provide abstraction layers to the core database’s data models that are utilised across various products, and automation libraries and frameworks to assist software developers in creating consistent automation.

Pipe Query is a service for querying the internal data model. As an Associate Software Developer in our Pipe Query team, you will assist our senior developers in developing new features and troubleshooting issues raised by other technology teams.

What you will do:

  • Troubleshoot tickets related to Pipe Query.
  • Monitor to ensure services are properly operating.
  • Interpret log files to pinpoint the source of issues.
  • Write various types of tests to ensure no breaking changes are released.
  • Provide timely updates on tickets.
  • Identify opportunities to automate repetitive manual tasks.
  • Develop automation software to replace manual tasks.
  • Write documentation for developed software, create / update troubleshooting playbooks.

This is an entry-level job with a ton of potential to learn from the best, discover technologies that you find exciting, and grow your career along your chosen path.

Must Have

  • Programming experience in Python
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science and 1-3 years of equivalent experience in software development
  • Knowledge of SQL (particularly MySQL)

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of Python 3
  • Knowledge of GraphQL interfaces
  • Knowledge of Docker container technology
  • Knowledge of Openshift or Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of service-oriented architecture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Eagerness to tackle problems head-on.


About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading VFX and animation studios for the creation of award-winning feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 8,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London), Asia (Bangalore, Mohali, Chennai, Mumbai) and Australia (Sydney).