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Mid Software Developer - Build and Release Engineer


Toronto, ON 11-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Founded in 2001, MR. X is an award-winning visual effects company specializing in High-Concept series episodic and feature films. With years long relationships with some of Hollywood's top creators, MR. X has delivered the visual effects for critically acclaimed titles like; The Shape of Water, Roma, American Gods and Vikings, to name a few. By partnering with our clients through every stage of their project, we help shape and guide what makes it to the screen, in some of the world's most exciting film and television content. MR. X has facilities in Toronto, Montreal, Bangalore, Los Angeles and Adelaide, with a combined staff of over 800 filmmakers, artists, and programmers. We are MR. X. Partners in storytelling.

This is a Senior software role that contributes across the Technicolor portfolio by architecting and implementing 'enterprise scale' solutions that are supporting technologies which underpin our visual effects shows and pipelines.

Primary Responsibilities
• Design, and build cutting edge tools, workflows and technologies while maintaining existing infrastructure
• Execute tasks in collaboration with local and remote team membersCommunicate tasks, challenges and workflows across a globally distributed team
• Champion of best development and automation practices


Skills and Experience
• Proven experience in software development
• Knowledge of Python, and C++
• Experience with DevOps stack from implementation to maintenance
• Extensive experience with git and GitHub
• Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines
• Experience building and maintaining build automation, system configuration automation and build test automation
• Experience administrating and supporting infrastructure for high load and large number of users and tasks
• Understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies
• Ability to work in a flexible and changing environment

Desired additional skills
• Linux system administration knowledge
• Experience with networking, firewall, web technologies and security protocols
• Experience with building monitoring and reporting infrastructure
• Experience with container technology, build artifact, deployment networks and associated infrastructure
• Experience with resolving build, make, dependency, and linking issues across a variety of technologies and platforms

Personal Attributes
• A passion to automate everything
• Extremely organized with good communication and documentation skills
• Excellent attention to detail, and ability to analyze complex problems and workflows
• Deadline orientated with ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpxq2o-52-90-49-108-42 in your application.