Senior Web Services Engineer

London (South)
£55000 - £60000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Senior Web Services Engineer IT London £55,000 - £60,000 benefits My client is looking for a developer to join their team of 14 as a Senior Web Services Engineer, working with web developers and pipeline engineers based in offices around the world to work on some exciting projects. You need to have a passion for rapid R&D, and ideally an interest in advertising and the media industry, in particular VFX. Understanding of DevOps principles and practices is also needed. What do they do? They develop and support pipeline services for artists to use at a global scale. This pipeline enables artists to perform their tasks from end to end, from conception, all the way through to render via our vast private infrastructure. This involves the development of workflows, and the integration of various other parts of software along the way. As they are a very large company, this is not as simple as it sounds. They support offices all over the globe. The Role Help architect and build global web services to support their internal pipeline Iterate and maintain the existing pipeline Be part of an evolving agile team, working in sprints with user stories Work with the senior team to build a plan from various sets of requirements Test and deploy these solutions to the artist around the world Essential Skills: Proficient in continuous deployment principles and tools. Primarily; Chef, Jenkins AWS / VM experience - EC2/VMs, S3, VPCs/Networking, security models etc. Proven skills in web development Proven experience implementing tests or using TDD Experience interfacing with REST APIs Creative problem solver Well versed in developing in an agile development environment Strong communication skills Autonomous and self-driven Good QA experience Good knowledge of a server side programming language e.g. Python, Node.js Excellent debugging skills Database knowledge - Relational or otherwise Bonus Skills: Pipeline knowledge - Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Flame, Nuke Studio etc DNS and networking experience within large corporate companies (a big bonus) This job was originally posted as