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3 New Job Openings @ Pixar Animation Studios!

Elizabeth Palmore
About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios combines creative and technical artistry to  
create original stories in the medium of computer animation. Pixar  
has created six of the most successful and beloved animated films of  
all time: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc.,  
Finding Nemo and The Incredibles. Pixar has won 18 Academy Awards®  
and its six films have grossed more than $3.2 billion at the  
worldwide box office to date. The Northern California studio will  
release its next film, Cars, on June 9, 2006. JOIN OUR TEAM!

1) Software Engineer Development in Test
Studio Tools

Summary of Job:

We are seeking an experienced QA Engineer with a passion for quality  
to participate in the software quality assurance efforts for our  
proprietary in house toolset.

This position requires close collaboration with the engineering staff  
to define, develop, execute, and automate API level test plans and  
test cases. Identify and communicate a strategy for API and other  
testing methodologies, review and report on test progress, status,  
and coverage, and meet test completion and delivery milestones that  
you help define. Work closely with development, project management  
and documentation to coordinate testing responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and execute an API testing strategy, using API testing  
methodology and programming language knowledge
• Develop and implement API tests
• Contribute to setting and evaluating milestone criteria such that  
product is released on schedule with high quality
• Design and implement quality processes for a small team of senior  
software developers
• Work closely with the core development teams during all phases of  
the product life cycle
• Evaluate completeness and effectiveness of developer's unit tests

Qualifications:

• 5+ years of experience in QA or software development
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• 3+ years of experience testing APIs and complex data structures
• Excellent design and coding skills ( C/C++ or  and a scripting  
language such as Python or Perl)
• Knowledge of QA methodology, processes, and tools
• Direct experience testing software under Unix (e.g., Linux or OSX)
• Cross platform development experience is preferred (Macintosh, Linux)
• Experience with 3D graphics applications is a plus


2) Software Engineer (Computer Graphics)
Studio Tools

Summary of Position:

This is a software engineering position in the Studio Tools  
Department to help support the existing deployments of Pixar's in-
house movie production software. The primary responsibility of this  
position is to maintain and fix bugs in our proprietary system. This  
is a front line position that requires collaboration with our  
engineering staff, project managers, and production users to maintain  
mission critical software.

Responsibilities:

• Primarily responsible for the maintenance and support of software  
and/or systems under the guidance of a departmental project lead.
• Works directly with production staff to solve technical challenges  
and debug high priority issues.
• Detailed problem analysis and resolution of issues.
• Triage incoming issues and provide rapid response/resolution.

  Qualifications

• Strong software engineering skills with expertise in C and C++
• B.S. degree in computer science, advanced degree preferred.
• 5-7 years of experience in the computer graphics field.
• OpenGL experience preferred.
• Strong 3D math and computer graphics experience
• Linux or UNIX Operating System experience.
• Excellence in problem solving and balancing quick turnaround with  
long-term quality.
• Must be able to work well with a wide range of personality types.
• Must be detail oriented and organized, possess strong communication  
skills, and be able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner.
• Excellent tracking and follow through ability
• Desire to provide excellent customer-service to production staff


3) QA Engineer (3D Graphic Application)
Studio Tools

Summary of Job:

The Production Engineering QA Team is looking for a Quality Assurance  
Engineer to participate in our software quality assurance efforts.

This position requires close collaboration with the engineering and  
production staff to test Pixar’s proprietary in house toolset. In  
this position you will write, execute, and automate black box level  
test plans and test cases. Other responsibilities include reporting  
on test progress, status, and coverage, as well as meeting test  
completion and delivery milestones that you help define.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and execute test plans and test cases.
• Contribute to setting and evaluating milestone criteria such that  
product is released on schedule with high quality.
• Design and implement quality processes for a small team of senior  
software developers.
• Work closely with the core development teams during all phases of  
the product life cycle.
• Continually research new technologies and incorporate that new  
knowledge into your ongoing QA process.

Qualifications:

• 3+ years of experience in QA
• Experience with 3D graphics applications (i.e., Maya, SOFTIMAGE, 3D  
Studio Max)
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• Knowledge of QA methodology, processes, and tools
• Cross platform testing experience (Macintosh, Linux)


Pixar Animation Studios
Emeryville, CA
Full - Time
(Sorry, new visa sponsorship is not available.  Must be currently  
authorized to work in the US)

TO APPLY please go to www.pixar.com. Click on "Company Info" then  
"Jobs." Or send your resume AND cover letter to [hidden email]

Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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2 New Job Openings @ Pixar Animation Studios!

Elizabeth Palmore
> About Pixar Animation Studios:
>
> Pixar Animation Studios combines creative and technical artistry to  
> create original stories in the medium of computer animation. Pixar  
> has created six of the most successful and beloved animated films  
> of all time: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc.,  
> Finding Nemo and The Incredibles. Pixar has won 18 Academy Awards®  
> and its six films have grossed more than $3.2 billion at the  
> worldwide box office to date. The Northern California studio will  
> release its next film, Cars, on June 9, 2006. JOIN OUR TEAM!
>
> 1) Software Engineer Development in Test
> Studio Tools
>
> Summary of Job:
>
> We are seeking an experienced QA Engineer with a passion for  
> quality to participate in the software quality assurance efforts  
> for our proprietary in house toolset.
>
> This position requires close collaboration with the engineering  
> staff to define, develop, execute, and automate API level test  
> plans and test cases. Identify and communicate a strategy for API  
> and other testing methodologies, review and report on test  
> progress, status, and coverage, and meet test completion and  
> delivery milestones that you help define. Work closely with  
> development, project management and documentation to coordinate  
> testing responsibilities.
>
> Responsibilities:
>
> • Develop and execute an API testing strategy, using API testing  
> methodology and programming language knowledge
> • Develop and implement API tests
> • Contribute to setting and evaluating milestone criteria such that  
> product is released on schedule with high quality
> • Design and implement quality processes for a small team of senior  
> software developers
> • Work closely with the core development teams during all phases of  
> the product life cycle
> • Evaluate completeness and effectiveness of developer's unit tests
>
> Qualifications:
>
> • 5+ years of experience in QA or software development
> • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
> • 3+ years of experience testing APIs and complex data structures
> • Excellent design and coding skills ( C/C++ or  and a scripting  
> language such as Python or Perl)
> • Knowledge of QA methodology, processes, and tools
> • Direct experience testing software under Unix (e.g., Linux or OSX)
> • Cross platform development experience is preferred (Macintosh,  
> Linux)
> • Experience with 3D graphics applications is a plus
>
>
> 2) QA Engineer (3D Graphic Application)
> Studio Tools
>
> Summary of Job:
>
> The Production Engineering QA Team is looking for a Quality  
> Assurance Engineer to participate in our software quality assurance  
> efforts.
>
> This position requires close collaboration with the engineering and  
> production staff to test Pixar’s proprietary in house toolset. In  
> this position you will write, execute, and automate black box level  
> test plans and test cases. Other responsibilities include reporting  
> on test progress, status, and coverage, as well as meeting test  
> completion and delivery milestones that you help define.
>
> Responsibilities:
>
> • Develop and execute test plans and test cases.
> • Contribute to setting and evaluating milestone criteria such that  
> product is released on schedule with high quality.
> • Design and implement quality processes for a small team of senior  
> software developers.
> • Work closely with the core development teams during all phases of  
> the product life cycle.
> • Continually research new technologies and incorporate that new  
> knowledge into your ongoing QA process.
>
> Qualifications:
>
> • 3+ years of experience in QA
> • Experience with 3D graphics applications (i.e., Maya, SOFTIMAGE,  
> 3D Studio Max)
> • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
> • Knowledge of QA methodology, processes, and tools
> • Cross platform testing experience (Macintosh, Linux)
>
>
> Pixar Animation Studios
> Emeryville, CA
> Full - Time
> (Sorry, new visa sponsorship is not available.  Must be currently  
> authorized to work in the US)
>
> TO APPLY please go to www.pixar.com. Click on "Company Info" then  
> "Jobs." Or send your resume AND cover letter to [hidden email]
>
> Pixar is an Equal Opportunity Employer
>
>

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