Software Developer Pipeline

Location München/Berlin
Employment Type Permanent
Schedule Full-time
Years of experience 2-5

Your tasks

Our Software department is looking for a pipeline software developer to advance our production pipeline software stack, and support our artists
and production teams.

Your Role
  • Maintain, improve and extend existing core libraries and tools
  • Provide support to users and troubleshoot problems on a limited time budget
  • Write technical documentation and provide training for other developers and users
  • Engage in discussions about future development
  • Research and develop solutions based on industry trends and directions
  • Participate in pair programming sessions with other developers
  • Take ownership of code and domains


Must haves
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of up-to-date development practices and standards
  • Expert knowledge of Python
  • Proficiency working with and developing for Linux based operating systems
  • Fluent in the usage of version control systems (preferably git)
  • Knowledge of databases and production management systems (ftrack, shotgrid etc.)
  • Knowledge of PyQt/Pyside and experience with creating UIs following the MVC pattern
Nice to haves
  • Good knowledge of C/C++
  • Solid understanding of the VFX Production Workflow
  • Professional experience of working in a Pipeline/Software Development team for an established VFX/CG company
  • Excellent knowledge of at least two of the listed software packages and their respective APIs: Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Mari, Katana, Gaffer, Arnold, RV, 3DEqualizer, Ziva
  • Experience with distributed scheduling systems
  • Proficiency in additional programming languages/technologies such as Full Stack Web Development
  • Up to date with the most recent industry trends and technologies (Houdini PDG, USD, MaterialX etc.)
  • Fundamentals in machine learning and how they could be applied to VFX (Deep Fakes etc.)
  • Knowledge in developing for real-time engines

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