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Software Engineer, Platform

Apply NowApply Later Job ID R-02951 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Jun. 14, 2021

Job Summary:

Pixar's Software R&D team develops the studio's in-house proprietary animation software. We are looking for software engineers committed to building state of the art production tools for our artists. Our Platform Software Engineers are responsible for helping craft and maintain new software for Pixar's asset system, production pipeline and software development infrastructure. Do you have a deep understanding of software application engineering, an ability to collaborate in a large multi-functional team of developers, and skill in designing and implementing reliable, scalable, and maintainable software systems? If so, this is the job for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, test and support pipeline software in the Linux environment

  • Collaborate effectively with a team of engineers, QA, Build, UI, Doc and Project Management

  • Quickly respond and proactively investigate requests coming from artists

  • Effectively communicate the status of their work through documentation and project proposals

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent

  • C++ and Python

  • Experience with GUI design and programming

  • Strong software engineering and testing skills including proficiency in API design

  • Strong problem solving skills with high attention to detail and quality

  • Experience with systems programming in a UNIX / Linux environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to work with a team to deliver high-quality software in a fast paced, dynamic, deadline-oriented environment

  • Proven ability to work with both technical and non-technical software users

 

Desirable qualifications:

Experience with 3D applications and their APIs (e.g., Maya, Houdini, Katana)

 

About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renoinswned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $13 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.

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