• Systems Developement Engineer

    Company/Location (search) CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/12/2018 12:16 PM)
    Job ID
    Thinkbox Software Inc
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
  • Job Description

    Are you ready to work on the rendering technology used in some of the largest Feature Film productions in the world?

    Thinkbox Software, a subsidiary of Amazon Web Services, focuses on providing software for tens of thousands of users across the world. Our technology is used in many of the largest feature films, and in the architecture, design, and engineering markets. Thinkbox offers a creative environment and encourages a culture of innovation with a focus on delighting our customers. Visit our website to learn more about the team and what we do:

    Thinkbox Products

    Deadline® is a cross-platform render farm management tool used by tens of thousands of people around the world. Deadline offers its clients the ability to efficiently distribute rendering tasks among a large pool of local machines or by utilizing AWS and popular cloud computing services.

    Our 3D software technologies are focused on the creation, management, rendering and meshing of point clouds. One of our major products is "Krakatoa". Krakatoa is used by hundreds of studios and artists around the world to create volumetric smoke, fire, and other simulation FX.

    Job Description

    As a level I systems development engineer at Thinkbox, you will be expected to build unique technology solutions that solve both the customer-facing and internal business problems. With customers, you will integrate Deadline into their existing pipelines but also build something new using AWS services. Through all of that we're expecting a strong desire for personal growth in a fast-paced environment.

    There will be a regular mix of IT, software development, and creative problem solving of complex problems. You'll use a large amount of those skills engaged with customers via e-mail and phone conversations solving real world problems, then spend time finding ways to scale that help. For example, you'll write internal and end-user documents and create unique tools using the appropriate technologies.

    If all of this sounds exciting to you, then please come join us and help shape the future of creating, processing, and delivering digital content both on-premise and in the Cloud. We are looking for talented and self-motivated individuals with the capability to learn and tackle new challenges.

    Basic Qualifications

    • College or University Degree
    • IT background with a focus on software deployment, networking, and maintenance
    • Programming experience. Ideally in any of C++, C#, Java or Python
    • Strong troubleshooting skills in a fast paced environment with the ability to divide a problem into core components
    • Proven documentation skills in describing deployment processes and troubleshooting (blog posts, etc)
    • Linux, Mac, and Windows experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in drilling into big data and statistical analysis
    • Prior AWS experience. Specifically with EC2, S3, IAM and CloudFormation technologies and working at scale.
    • Enjoy talking to customers (you'll be doing it a lot)
    • Curiosity
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