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Animal Logic

Sydney - Australia
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Software Engineer – Release Engineering


Are you a Software Engineer with passion for building tools to improve developer productivity interested in joining our Studio?  We have an opening in our Toolchain team that supports the R&D teams creating software used by artists in various craft departments.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Support and improve tools for continuous integration, automated testing and release management
  • Deploy and maintain automated solutions to monitor, test, repair and scale our systems
  • Introduce new tools to improve developer productivity
  • Develop and document tools and workflows which can be integrated by R&D and other technical teams
  • Communicate within and between teams to determine the best solutions for challenges in workflow and toolchain
  • Collaborate on Open Source projects with internal and external stakeholders and participate in our continuous involvement with the Academy Software Foundation

What you bring:

  • A tertiary qualification in Computer Science or related field
  • At least 2 years’ experience developing tools
  • Experience with build systems and C++ compilers (e.g. CMake, make, ninja, gcc, clang)
  • Experience with C++, Java or Python toolchains
  • Be passionate about software quality, performance, benchmarking, building tools to improve developer productivity
  • Good soft skills managing both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Be self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership over complex problems and their related solutions
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipelines
  • Fluent in using Linux CLI and shell scripts
  • Strong knowledge of source control tools

And you might also have:

  • Rez and/or other package managers
  • Jenkins
  • Cloud architectures (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Containerisation (e.g., Docker)

Due to security reasons please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.

For more information about Working Holiday Visas and company sponsored visas please go to our our FAQ page.

To apply, please complete our online application form via our website:

Animal Logic is an independent Australian company that has been at the forefront of creating digital content, award winning design, visual effects and animation for the film and television industries for over 25 years. With studios in Sydney and Vancouver and development offices in Sydney and Los Angeles, Animal Logic continues to forge new partnerships and collaborations with leading studios and filmmakers to develop and produce stories that resonate with a global audience.

In 2017, Animal Logic completed production on Peter Rabbit, The LEGO® Ninjago MovieGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Alien: Covenant, and is currently in production on The LEGO® Movie Sequel and Captain Marvel (2019). Other film credits include: The LEGO® MovieAvengers: Age of UltronThe Great GatsbyLegend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole300Happy Feet and The Matrix.

For over 25 years, Animal Logic has remained committed to innovation, technical and creative excellence and most importantly, creating a collaborative and storytelling culture with a unique voice. We have BIG dreams!

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