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  11 November 2017
Software Systems Developer


Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.† † Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.† In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.† Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.† We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.

The Systems Developer reports to the Head of IT for our Vancouver and Los Angeles studio locations. This role requires work on a wide range of software for high distributed performance computing and infrastructure services for local and remote studios.Additional responsibilities include technical design, planning, and implementation of new systems, recommending the redesign and configuration of existing systems and system applications, and identifying methods, solutions, and project leadership and management in order to provide a high level of service to the customers of the department.

Maintain and enhance system infrastructure across multiple hardware and software platforms
Work closely with Sr. Developers on project design and implementation.
Write documentation for new and existing systems software
Provide support and maintenance.

A bachelorís degree in a computer information systems, computer science, engineering, physics or mathematics
1+ years experience in software development, systems engineering or systems administration
Visual effects industry, gaming industry, software entertainment industry (preferred)
Team player with ability to work individuality.
Ability to deliver milestones/tasks under tight deadlines.

Python (pls be prepared to present code samples)
Systems Scripting: Bash, Powershell
version control systems; e.g. git or svn
relational databases; e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL
networking fundamentals
network filesystems

Cross-platform libraries; e.g. Qt/PyQt/Boost/Poco
C++ (pls be prepared to present code samples)
LDAP/Active Directory

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

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