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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Server Software Engineer
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PIX System | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

About Us:

PIX System is the leading collaboration and digital media management system for the film and television production industry. Directors, producers, studios and production teams working on major motion pictures and television series use PIX throughout the production process.


The Software Engineers on our Server Team are responsible for building the software infrastructure to allow major film and television production teams to collaborate and manage their digital media. As a member of this team, you'll be developing advanced features that are core to PIX's 24x7x365 SaaS platform used all around the world. We currently work with the Linux-Apache-PHP-MySql (LAMP) stack and are expanding the team and the capabilities of our platform with new frameworks and services.


BS in Computer Science or related field.
3+ years of experience in designing and developing server-side software using object-oriented methodologies.
3+ years of experience in developing with PHP, Python, Java or C/C++.
3+ years of experience in developing with relational databases.
Familiarity with service oriented architecture concepts.
Able to work independently as well as in an Agile team environment.
Strong writing and communication skills and able to document system.
Able to interact with experts from support teams in order to define requirements.
Must be willing to work at the HQ location in downtown San Francisco.

Experience with highly scalable and redundant service architectures.
Experience deploying SaaS in a 24/7 production environment.
Experience integrating with Amazon or other cloud services.
Experience developing with any of the following technologies: Adobe Media Server (RTMP, HLS), Jabber, JavaScript, JSON, REST APIs, Smarty, SOLR, video transcoding technologies (e.g. ffmpeg) or XML.

New and Recent Graduates:

PIX is also interested in speaking with highly motivated new grads to work with our team. If you have graduated with your B.S. in Computer Science or a related field within the last year and have some experience developing server software, please feel welcome to contact us. Simply note that you are a new or recent graduate.


Exceptional Vacation Plan including 15 days vacation and 10 office holidays
401(k) Retirement Plan
Commuter Benefit Plan
Employee Equity Program
Lively small-team environment
Downtown San Francisco location; very close to BART, MUNI, and other transit systems
Field trips to film productions
Private film screenings
and more...

About PIX System

California based PIX System provides a unique platform for collaborating and managing all phases of entertainment production. The Company was founded by film professionals dedicated to using their vast industry experience to develop a system to streamline collaboration, improve communications, and eliminate the inefficiencies in legacy film production. Satisfied clients, from Oscar winning directors and editors to producers of independent features and television series, agree that using PIX saves time and money, broadens their creative palette, and helps them to produce a better product.