[Pdx-pm] [Job] Software Developer

Vince Amela Vince at generatorgroup.net
Fri Jan 4 15:47:26 PST 2008

Location: Portland, OR
Duration: FTE - Direct


Our client is a dynamic community of filmmakers, designers and animators guided by a legacy of 30 years of animation history. They are famous for their skills in storytelling and character performance and produce every type of animation in every medium including television, film, advertising, internet and branded entertainment. 

The successful candidate will develop and support custom and off-the-shelf applications that provide core information and communication services to the studio.


* Develop and support innovative information system applications to facilitate animation production and general operations. 

* Ensure the availability and function of critical information system applications 

* Work with end users to identify needs and solicit feedback. 

This position regularly comes into contact; either in person, by telephone or email, with a wide range of people: vendors, clients, consultants, independent contractors, and all levels of staff within the studio. Communication is a major focus of this position. The ability to communicate accurately, tactfully and with a sense of competency is required.

Minimum Qualifications: 

* Three years experience designing, deploying and operating information systems for production environments 
* Three years experience developing and supporting PostgreSQL and SQLite databases and database applications 
* Three years experience programming with Ruby 
* Two years experience programming with Javascript/XMLHTTPRequest 
* Three years experience with Subversion 
* One year experience programming with XML/YAML/JSON 
* Excellent troubleshooting skills 
* Excellent oral and written communication skills 
* Ability to communicate effectively with users of all abilities 

Desired Abilities and Knowledge: 

* Experience with CentOS, MacOS X, Windows and FreeBSD 
* Experience deploying and supporting finance, accounting and human resources applications 
* Experience with Perl, Python, C++, JQuery, and XUL 
* Experience with Apache application development 
* Prior exposure to LDAP environments 
* In-depth familiarity with HTTP protocol 
* Programming experience with Ruby ActiveRecord

Apply Directly:


Contact Information:

Vince Amela
Generator Group
vince at generatorgroup.net

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