Sony Pictures Imageworks is located on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. We are committed to respecting traditional lands, and working with communities towards reconciliation.

Job Summary
The Infrastructure Engineer will be designing and delivering new workflows for software development and deployment to production from the ground up, and will work closely with our Software Architects and Leads, Head of CG, and Directors of Systems Engineering. The Infrastructure Engineer will be instrumental to how we evolve our methods for building and releasing software that enables the work of Storytellers, Traditional and Technical Artists, Producers and Directors. Our ideal candidate thrives in the world of building 3rd party, bespoke, and open source applications and libraries, automating tasks aimed at making software developers more efficient, and becoming the bridge between Systems and Software with a focus on delivering stable, scalable solutions for our diverse group of end users.

Sony Pictures Imageworks is looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to join our team in Vancouver, Canada. The position requires expertise in deployment and automation tools, strong software development skills, and an ability to work closely with our three engineering departments: Software Development, Systems, and Production Services and Resources.
Minimum Requirements:

  • Managed software configurations as scalable solutions
  • Experienced in building and maintaining Python software
  • Proven software life-cycle management experience
  • Comfortable with standard python packaging and installation toolchain
  • Experience with containers (Docker, etc)
  • An understanding of Git and effective Git workflows
  • One or More of the Following:
  • Rust
  • FUSE filesystems
  • Creating software packages (RPM, Pip, Conda, etc)
  • An understanding of how package managers work
  • Deploying and maintaining Kubernetes clusters
  • Deploying and maintaining applications in Kubernetes
  • An understanding of container runtime and isolation technologies
  • Experience developing CI/CD pipelines such as Gitlab CI or Jenkins
  • Experience with build systems and native compilers (CMake, Make, GCC)

Nice to Have:

  • Understanding of cloud computing space, specifically Azure
  • An understanding of VFX and animation pipelines
  • Scala
  • Cassandra
  • Kafka
  • gRPC
  • Grafana/Prometheus

Desired Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in an Infrastructure, Software, or related engineering position

We value unique perspectives, and want diverse, unique talent to work with us.  We encourage candidates from all identities to apply.

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

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