In the SPI software development group, we are seeking an experienced Infrastructure Software Engineer to join the team. This is a full time position in our downtown Vancouver office.

The Infrastructure Software Engineer will be responsible for building and maintaining large asset and file management systems. These systems comprise of various tools and APIs associated with querying and populating data, both for server side applications and user facing scripts. These systems have to manage a very large volume of data and need to be built for maximum robustness, performance, and scalability. During peak production at our facility, there will be thousands of nodes accessing our data infrastructure concurrently.

Required skills:

At least 5 years of professional experience in full-stack development
Expert knowledge and experience developing and debugging Java and Python
Professional experience with Scala highly preferred
Experience with client/server database-oriented applications and API design
Familiarity with reactive style programming, futures, or actors a plus
Degree in Computer Science or similar education is preferred
Experience working with Linux operating systems
Desire to learn new skills and technologies


Spring, ZeroC Ice, SWIG, Subversion API, APR, Tomcat, sbt, git, NetBackup, Cassandra, PyQt, C++

Job responsibilities:

Design, develop and maintain core backend software components
Develop software components with Oracle database on the backend
Migrate traditional database applications to Cassandra
Conduct design discussions, code reviews and quality analysis
Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of the various system components
Resolve complex issues with a fast turnaround
Maintain and support your tools, including occasional after hours support
Interface with other teams to incorporate their ideas and requirements and vice-versa
Work on team and/or individual projects

If interested please submit a cover letter and resume to: recruiting@imageworks.com

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