[Baypiggies] Python job at Lucasfilm

Dave Peticolas dave at krondo.com
Sat Apr 11 17:17:19 CEST 2009

Job Title:			Information Systems Software Engineer (Python)
Company:			Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd.
Location:			Letterman Digital Arts Center
State:				California
City:				San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited:	Benefited
Salary/Hourly:			DOE


+ The IS Software Engineer is responsible for architecting and
developing all proprietary software accessing the Oracle database. The
Python developers' focus is on artist and production related tools
including systems such as: Asset Management, Production Tracking,
Workflow Systems and Resource Management.

+ Improves, develops, tests, maintains, and documents script libraries
and large-scale applications for use by artists and productions at
every Lucas Division.

+ Develops and distributes new systems and scripts releases and
maintains relevant versions and libraries; assists with and follows up
on integration.

+ Receives requests and changes from internal customers. Performs
analysis, develops and integrates these changes into existing scripts
and applications.

+ Troubleshoots specific tools/applications issues with users and
provides guidelines and assistance for all new development occurring
outside the department.

+ Contributes to the team by participating in code reviews,
collaborating on new concepts and technologies, mentoring junior
members, and remaining open to ideas and suggestions from peers.


+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other technical degree with
3-5 years experience in a professional software development
environment required.

+ Demonstrated ability to serve as an effective contributor on mid to
large scale development projects.

+ Proficient in UNIX.

+ Python experience required.

+ Experience with Enterprise Application Development a plus.

+ Experience with GUI Development preferred.

+ Experience in a fast paced production environment a plus.

+ SQL and database experience a must.

+ Familiar with software development and Quality Assurance practices.

+ Excellent communication and organization skills plus an enjoyment of
meeting with people in a variety of positions throughout the company,
and finding creative ways to solve their problems.

+ Must be able to juggle multiple projects and shifting priorities
with ease.

Qualified applicants should apply directly at: 

Contact Jim Ward directly at: jfward(at)lucasfilm(dot)com

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