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The Third Floor

Los Angeles, California - United States
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DevOps Engineer (Animation Dept.)


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THE THIRD FLOOR is the world’s leading visualization company with offices in Los Angeles and London as well as on location with productions around the world. Since 2004, the studio has helped clients visualize and maximize content by producing computer-animated blueprints, known as “previsualizations”. The Third Floor is a fun, creative company founded by artists, for artists. We work on extremely high-profile projects, while maintaining a small studio culture. The company has won multiple Emmy and VES awards for its work. Recent projects include WandaVision and HawkeyeWonder Woman 1984The Mandalorian, and many more.

The DevOps Engineer will work closely with the Development and IT teams to build, maintain, and deploy internal tools for process automation and continuous delivery/deployment as part of a larger automation overhaul company-wide.


  • Communicate with Development and IT Managers to build best practices for ease of automation
  • Maintaining software development code streams in Perforce and Git
  • Integrate SaaS microservices to provide a unified data pool
  • Maintain CI/CD and testing actions on code, processes, and deployments to identify ways to streamline execution and minimize errors encountered
  • Develop production testing environment and virtualization of production environments for automated testing

Essential Skills:

  • BS in Computer Science, IT, IS, or equivalent area of technical study OR IT experience
  • Familiarity with agile software development
  • Strong understanding of containerization technologies: Docker, Docker Desktop, Hyper-V
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure-as-code/infrastructure automation tool, such Ansible and Powershell
  • Strong understanding of DVCS systems: Perforce/Git
  • Experience administering and deploying CI/CD tools: Circle CI, Travis CI, GitLab, Jenkins, AWS/GCP/Azure
  • Experience with Web API protocols: REST/SOAP/GraphQL
  • Strong understanding of Windows and Linux operating system environments
  • Strong understanding of computer networking, network traffic flow, and networking protocols.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Elasticsearch (Elastic Stack, ELK)
  • Familiarity with container orchestration services, especially Kubernetes and Terraform
  • Familiarity with multi-model database architecture, such as Azure Cosmos DB
  • Familiarity with configuration of Crucible, ReviewBoard and/or Upsource Code Review systems
  • General understanding of a zero trust security paradigm
  • Knowledge of Python, Powershell, C++, or other Object-Oriented programming languages
  • Experience with or knowledge of Agile Software Development methodologies

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Process-oriented with great documentation skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of best practices and IT operations as an always-up, always-available service

U.S. Applicants only: TTF participates in E-Verify and we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All documents provided for proof of work authorization must be current and unexpired. We cannot accept expired proof of identity.

IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, TTF is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.