Production Engineer (DevOps)

Production Technology (R&D, PE, Pipeline) San Francisco, CA


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

We are looking for a DevOps Production Engineer who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, production excellence, collective mindset and passion for great filmmaking that define ILM.

As a DevOps Production Engineer you will help develop, integrate and maintain build and release pipelines for the Unreal Engine and its associated dependencies and their deployment to multiple Lucasfilm and ILM productions.

What you’ll do

  • Work with Jenkins/TeamCity to ensure custom Unreal plugins and builds
  • Perforce administration for VAD shows and AWS Perforce server admin
  • Work with the ILMxLAB/ADG DevOps teams to ensure consistency and best practices
  • Windows build dependency build pipelines (MaterialX, OpenColorIO, OpenImageIO, USD, Numpy, etc)
  • Work with Visual Studio, C++ development and build tools like Cmake preferred
  • Work in a game or real-time environments and release a built artifact to production
  • UE4 plugin build/release across UE4 projects
  • UE4 build distribution (in partnership with IT and ADG Devops)
  • Epic <> ILM source code merge and integration management

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in the games or VFX industries
  • 2+ years of experience administering Jenkins or an equivalent CI system
  • Passion for DevOps including but not limited to build, release, deployment, and system automation
  • Flexibility to handle a variety of tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, able to work as part of a team
  • Self-motivated individual with superior problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and then implement new techniques
  • Experience with Git or Perforce
  • Experience with Ansible or an equivalent configuration management tool
  • Experience with Windows automation (Batch, Powershell, etc)
  • Experience with AWS or an equivalent cloud service provider preferred
  • Experience with Terraform preferred
  • Experience with C++ and the Unreal Engine codebase preferred
  • Experience programming for VR along with 3D math skills (linear algebra, vector math) preferred
  • Experience building for mobile, consoles, Linux, or high-end PC preferred

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.