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Senior Python Back End Engineer - Santa Monica

Luma Picturesby on Jun 9, 2017
Location
Santa Monica, United States
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Job Category
VFX
Job Type
Contracted
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Hourly
Job Description
Are you a Senior Python Back End Engineer?

Luma Pictures is an Academy Award-nominated visual effects studio located a block from the beach near the Promenade in Santa Monica. You will work with our technical artists and front end developers to design and create a graph-based automation engine that will be the backbone of our film pipeline.
The right candidate is a superstar with proven experience designing, delivering, testing, and optimizing asynchronous systems in python, such as distributed task queues or RPC-like tools. We are not looking for a boilerplate Django web backend.

General Requirements

- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Strong testing habits
- Desire to fix problems at the source, manifested in frequent contributions to open source projects
- Comfortable developing in a Linux environment
- Ability to work on-site in Santa Monica

Experience Requirements

- 5+ years python
- Distributed messaging systems such as zeromq, rabbitmq, redis
- Asynchronous programming such as gevent, tornado, asyncio, node.js, etc
- Serialization strategies such as json-schema, messagepack, protobufs, cap'n proto
- Deploying and optimizing WSGI servers such as uWSGI and gunicorn

Pluses

- Experience using gevent and zeromq together (huge plus)
- Experience designing protocols
- Deployment automation, e.g. using fabric
- Celery or other task queues
- Python 3
- PyPy
- Docker

Perks

- Location, location, location - 1 block from the beach in Santa Monica
- Full healthcare benefits
- Paid sick days (cough!)
- Ping pong & arcade machine
- Dog-friendly
- Stocked kitchen
- A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!

If you are interested, click on the link:
http://www.lumapictures.com/job-detail/?job_id=c05d1a3a-873c-4aea-a58b-66be...
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