Full Time Job

Render Pipeline Engineer


Emeryville, CA 03-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

• Monitor and automate management of our render farm computing infrastructure
• Respond to inquiries from Pixar artists/engineers in regards to technical issues
• Onboard and support all productions throughout the pipeline
• Document standard run books and operating procedures
• Collaborate across production and technical departments to build studio-wide solutions and standards
• Research and keep apprised of current hardware and software to address the studio's needs
• Participate in rotation of off-hours on call support

• Hands on experience designing, building and troubleshooting large-scale operations
• Excellent verbal and written communication with users of various technical levels
• Wide-ranging experience in system administration, internet protocols, machine lifecycle supporting Linux (RedHat/CentOS preferred) on various platforms (virtual/baremetal/on-demand)
• Experience working with and maintaining configuration management tools (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt, or similar)
• Programming skills in one or more scripting languages (Python, Go, Bash, etc.)
• Proficiency with diagnostic and performance monitoring tools (Cacti, Zabbix, Splunk, Grafana, etc)
• B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree or work experience

• Understanding of Revision Control Systems, preferably Perforce and Git
• Experience with data pipelines using Kafka/event streams, Logstash, Elastic Search
• Experience administering and troubleshooting Mysql/Oracle databases
• Experience with virtualization and container platforms such as Docker, VMWare, KVM, Rancher