[Baypiggies] Python Developer at Lucasfilm, San Francisco

jon at objectevolution.com jon at objectevolution.com
Wed Jun 20 17:55:01 CEST 2012


I work in the Information Systems group at Lucasfilm and we looking for a Python developer with experience developing for the web as well as client-side apps. This is posted to the Baypiggies website as well.



Lucasfilm is looking for a Python engineer to join the Information System team!

Job Title: Software Developer III
Company: Lucasfilm Entertainment Company
Location: Letterman Digital Arts Center
State: California
City: San Francisco
Benefited/Non-Benefited: Benefited
Salary/Hourly: Salary

Job Description 	

Lucasfilm is looking for a mid to senior level developer to join a motivated group of developers in Lucasfilm's Information Systems department. Information Systems exists to support the fast-moving production environment at Lucasfilm and you will work with the knowledge that your contributions will have an immediate impact on employees and projects across the various Lucasfilm companies. The engineers in Information Systems build custom applications that enable other departments to efficiently create movies and games and more!

-The IS Software Engineer is responsible for architecting and developing all proprietary software accessing our Oracle database. Their focus is on artist and production-related tools including systems that handle 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 Lucasfilm division.

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

-Manages requests and changes from internal customers, performs analysis, develops and integrates these changes into existing scripts and applications.

-Troubleshoots specific tool/application issues with users and provides guidelines and assistance for all new development occurring outside the department.

-Contributes to the team through code reviews, collaborating on new concepts and technologies, mentoring junior members, facilitating and integrating 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.

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

-Proficient using modern Linux distributions, Windows and Mac OS X.

-Python experience and knowledge is required.

-Experience with Enterprise application development a plus.

-Experience with GUI development using PyGTK preferred.

-Experience in a fast-paced production environment a plus.

-SQL and database experience a must, bonus points for time spent with Oracle.

-Familiar with industry standard software development and QA 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.

-Experience with any of the following is helpful as we use these technologies (and more) every day: Twisted, Pylons, Plone, jQuery, Apache, Lighttpd, Jabber, Memcached, Oracle, Redis, PyGTK, Virtualenv, Buildout, Supervisor, Buildbot, SQLAlchemy.

To apply, please visit: https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=3343&CurrentPage=1

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