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Walt Disney Animation Studios
Sr. Software Engineer – Performance Analyst and Tuning
Walt Disney Animation Studios has been combining the best in artistry and storytelling with cutting-edge technology to bring wonderful new characters and adventures to the big screen for audiences around the world. We currently have exciting opportunities for Senior Software Engineers with a specialty / keen interest in optimization and performance tuning to join the Production Pipeline Team located in Burbank, CA.
This is a unique opportunity to join a small and highly innovative team working on our new rendering project. We are seeking a senior software engineer with strong software engineering skills, a proven ability to analyze and performance tune software.
You will be expected to excel in a highly collaborative environment, with minimal supervision. You must be comfortable supporting your peers by bringing fresh insight for shared problem solving, and value team success as much as individual excellence. You will work directly with production users to understand their requirements, and appreciate how their success is influenced by the technology we deliver.
Senior Software Engineers are responsible for analyzing production procedures and problems, evaluating the effectiveness of existing solutions, making recommendations to improve quality, efficiency, and workflow, and developing software tools for animation production. In this specific role, you will be working with artists, technical directors, and other software engineers to identify software slowness, analyze causes, and recommend/implement solutions, initially focused on our new global illumination rendering technology.
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.