Database Developer

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Bardel is currently recruiting for a talented Database Developer to work collaboratively with our Emmy award winning studio team. The Database Developer is involved in the creation and ongoing support of software and database infrastructure for a high-end animation pipeline/workflow. Production support of shows and departments will also be part of the Database Developer’s responsibilities.

What you'll be doing:

  • Developing new pipeline software and improving existing database and infrastructure software
  • Problem solving in a dynamic environment to produce high quality, easy to maintain code and systems
  • Refactoring existing systems for use in a new production pipeline
  • Collaborating with a team of developers and production supervisors to develop database and distributed software
  • Documenting software, databases, and systems for users, sysadmins, and other developers
  • Production support of above systems in an urgent and timely fashion
  • Perform other Ad Hoc tasks as required

What you bring with you:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Computing Science, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years professional development experience
  • Experience developing and maintaining databases in high-performance computing environments
  • Experience programming in Python is required 
  • Experience with both relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL) and no-SQL databases
  • A solid background in distributed computing algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with Git and Github, various build and CI systems
  • Experience developing on Linux
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Experience testing code and ability to create clear documentation
  • Ability to develop code independently or as part of a team
  • Flexible and able to work in a frequently changing environment
  • Experience with Bash, SQL, Ruby, Perl or javascript is an asset
  • Experience working in a VFX or Animation Studio is an asset, but not required

Why work at Bardel?

We've got great people here, and for good reasons. Bardel offers a generous benefit package, regular social events and ongoing development opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on prominent and exciting industry projects. You will collaborate with other influential, career-minded creative professionals from around the world. Fun is included in every role!

How to apply:

Please visit our website at to apply.

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants who express an interest in being part of the Bardel team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions received, we will only be in touch with those that are determined to be a compelling match for one of our current openings.

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