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Staff Production Engineer - Data Management

Jetzt bewerben Später bewerben Job ID 10078272 Standort Vancouver, Kanada Veröffentlichungsdatum 18/03/2024 Unternehmen Industrial Light & Magic


This role is considered Hybrid, which means the employee will work 2-3 days onsite at a Company designated location and occasionally from home.

Position Summary

Core Pipeline is a globally distributed team that develops tools and workflows that act as the foundational infrastructure for ILM’s creative departments at all of our locations around the world. We work closely with CG Production to create innovative tooling for media management, publishing and asset management, developer platforms, and other core services. We work with all levels of artists and supervisors to create efficient, resilient, and artist-friendly software.

Within Core Pipeline, the Data Management Engineering team is responsible for global publishing systems and storage management systems. The Staff Production Engineer is responsible for architecting and developing key aspects of the Visual Effects (VFX) production pipeline. They will be active in technical leadership and mentoring teammates, and will ultimately design and deliver core data management services upon which the VFX pipeline depends. 

Don’t let imposter syndrome hold you back from applying. Great people do not always tick every box. If you think you would thrive in this role, we encourage you to apply.

What You’ll Do

The Data Management team covers a wide array of services and functions. As a Staff Production Engineer you may be required to do some or all of the following:

  • Work closely with development teams to ensure applications are designed for scalability, reliability, and performance.

  • Design, deploy, and maintain distributed, multi-region, highly scalable, reliable services to support publishing and storage management systems.

  • Continuously improve our application infrastructure and processes.

  • Lead projects and mentor engineers. Contribute to the development of the global team.

  • Drive discussions around the future of data management at ILM.

  • Provide support in the event of critical service downtime.

What We’re Looking For

We are looking for a Staff Platform Engineer with the following qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of Python and the Linux environment.

  • Experience developing with Elixir or similar service oriented languages

  • Expert knowledge of building and deploying reliable web services.

  • Experience with several relational or NoSQL technologies such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, ElasticSearch.

  • Experience designing and implementing distributed systems in multi-region environments.

  • A clear and concise communicator: able to keep end users informed of progress and managers informed of requests.

  • Experience and knowledge of working with event sourced systems.

  • Experience working with network and application protocols like NFS, TCP, gRPC, HTTP, etc…

  • Bachelor’s degree, M.Sc, or Ph.D in Computing Science, or equivalent professional experience.

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • An ownership mentality.

  • Experience working with remote team members.

The following qualifications are a plus:

  • Experience with message queuing systems such as RabbitMQ or Kafka

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform

  • VFX, Feature Animation or Episodic production experience

Who We’re Looking For

  • Do you have a passion for technology, systems design, and solving puzzles?
  • Can you drive projects through to completion, juggle competing priorities, and think on your feet?
  • Do you delight in creating ingenious solutions, brainstorming with a global team, and bringing fresh ideas to the table?
  • Are you an empathetic listener, a concise technical communicator, and love keeping stakeholders up to date?

Then yes, we're looking for you.

If you are a Staff Engineer with a strong background in data-intensive systems and are looking for an exciting opportunity to make movie magic, we encourage you to apply.


The hiring range for this position in Vancouver is C$137,300 to C$175,800 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A full range of medical, financial, and/or other variable pay or benefits, may be offered dependent on the level and position offered.

Über Industrial Light & Magic:

Über The Walt Disney Company:

Die Walt Disney Company ist zusammen mit ihren Tochtergesellschaften und verbundenen Unternehmen ein führendes, diversifiziertes internationales Familienunterhaltungs- und Medienunternehmen mit folgenden Geschäftsbereichen: Disney Entertainment, ESPN sowie Disney Experiences. Von seinen bescheidenen Anfängen als Zeichentrickfilmstudio in den 1920er Jahren bis zu seiner aktuellen Vorreiterrolle in der Unterhaltungsindustrie trägt Disney stolz sein Erbe weiter und bietet Geschichten und Erlebnisse von Weltklasse, die alle Familienmitglieder bezaubern. Disneys Geschichten, Figuren und Abenteuer erreichen Verbraucher und Gäste aus allen Teilen der Welt. Gemeinsam schaffen unsere Mitarbeiter und Darsteller aus Niederlassungen in über 40 Ländern der Welt Unterhaltungserlebnisse, die sowohl auf globaler Ebene als auch im heimischen Umfeld begeistern.

Diese Position ist bei ILM (Vancouver) Inc., das Teil eines Geschäftssegments ist, das wir Industrial Light & Magic nennen.

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