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Sr. Lead Software Engineer, Presto Execution Engine

申請 稍後繼續申請 Job ID R-03481 職位地點 愛莫利維爾, 加利福尼亚州, 美國 有意工作的公司 Pixar Animation Studios 張貼日期 2023/01/31


We are looking for a team-focused and collaborative engineering leader for our Presto Execution Engine team! As the Presto Execution Engine Lead, you will guide the development of the core of Presto, Pixar’s Academy Award-winning in-house animation software used on all of our films, evolving our most essential technologies to the exciting and ever-changing challenges brought by new films and new ways of working. You will lead the integration and further development of this engine into Pixar’s Universal Scene Description (USD), greatly expanding USD’s capabilities. You will work closely with the group’s director and manager, and collaborate with production and other R&D teams to define the roadmap, balancing short-term needs with long-term strategic direction. In collaboration with your team of software engineers, you will implement new features and maintain the existing system. As the lead, you also play a critical role in mentoring individual contributors on the team, supporting and enabling their career development.


  • Drive solutions to challenging problems that arise from evolving the architecture of software that is heavily exercised in an active production environment

  • Collaborate with other R&D and production teams, as well as external partners to identify needs, discover dependencies and prioritize tasks and available resources

  • Balance short-term needs with strategic direction while keeping focus on long-term goals and continually ensuring that production users are not blocked

  • Provide team members with regular feedback and support them in developing a plan for growth

  • Set technical direction, plan and implement new features, optimize algorithms and data structures, and support and maintain the existing system


  • Start with a strong understanding of C++ that you continually expand upon

  • Express curiosity in deepening your understanding of down to the metal performance characteristics of your code

  • Take pride and passion in planning software architecture that minimizes complexity, scales well, and remains malleable to an ever-evolving film-making pipeline

  • Hold yourself and others to a high bar when it comes to engineering methodologies, like writing maintainable code, providing good documentation, and embracing automated testing

  • Have the ability to listen well and communicate clearly

  • Find fulfillment in mentoring and inspiring individuals, as well as supporting their career growth

  • Able to work hybrid model (4 days a week on campus)

The hiring range for this position in Emeryville is $213,520.00 to $276,320.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

關於 Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios 是 The Walt Disney Company 的全資子公司,是一間獲得奧斯卡獎的電影工作室,擁有世界知名的技術、電腦動畫藝術的創意和製作能力。此北加州工作室創作了一些有史以來最成功且最受歡迎的動畫電影,包括 《Toy Story》、《Monsters, Inc.,》、《Cars》、《The Incredibles》、《Ratatouille》、《WALL•E》、 《Up》、《Toy Story 3》、《Brave》、《Inside Out》和 《Coco》。其電影贏得了 35 個奧斯卡獎項,迄今為止,全球票房已超過 130 億美元。

關於 The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company 連同其子公司和聯營公司,是領先的多元化國際家庭娛樂和媒體企業,業務遍及以下範疇:Disney Entertainment、ESPN、Disney Parks 及 Experiences and Products。Disney 在 1920 年代的起步之初,只是一間卡通工作室,至今已成為娛樂界的翹楚,並昂然堅守傳承,繼續為家庭中每位成員創造世界一流的故事與體驗。Disney 的故事、人物與體驗傳遍世界每個角落,深入人心。我們在 40 多個國家/地區營運業務,僱員及演藝人員攜手協力,創造全球和當地人們都珍愛的娛樂體驗。

這個職位隸屬於 Pixar Inc., 其所屬的業務部門是 Pixar Animation Studios。

Pixar Animation Studios 是機會均等的僱主。申請人將獲考慮聘僱,而不分種族、膚色、宗教、性別、國籍、性取向、性別身份、殘疾或受保護退伍軍人身分。Disney 培養商業文化,所有人的想法和決策都有助我們發展、創新、創造最好的故事,並與瞬息萬變的世界息息相關。

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