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Senior Software Developer, 3ds Max Python API At Autodesk


Montréal, Qc

Job Description

Senior Software Developer, 3ds Max Python API

Senior Software Developer, 3ds Max Python API
Location: Montreal, QC- Canada
Job ID: 18WD28282
Position Overview
Autodesk Inc. is looking for a talented and experienced Senior Software Developer to join an exciting team of professionals who build some of the most advanced 3D animation solutions for designers, visualization specialists, game and film artists.

As a Senior Software Developer part of Autodesk’s 3ds Max product group, you will work as part of a team, using Agile development methodologies to provide the best real-time experience and interactive workflows for our customers using the latest in technology. This is an opportunity for you to contribute in significant way on an industry leading digital content creation solution.

Autodesk offers a fun, creative and rewarding environment with a full range of benefits, including a very competitive compensation package.


  • Play a key role in design and implementation of 3ds Max Python API
  • Actively participate in decision making and direction by making recommendations on improving product quality as well as group productivity
  • Be responsible for code of significant size and complexity which may require a high degree of ingenuity or creativity
  • Design, prototype, implement, test and troubleshoot product features according to market requirements and product specifications
  • Produce clean, maintainable, well-documented code in adherence with internal standards
  • Collaborate with other software architects and developers worldwide
  • Participate in architecture / code reviews and eliminate implementation problems early in development cycle
  • Work closely with QA teams in unit level testing and problem resolution
  • Write high level software designs and specifications for feature implementation. Document implications for other areas of the product.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience delivering professional software
  • Strong object-oriented, software architecture and C++ skills are required
  • Experience with extending Python with C++ libraries
  • Experience with embedding Python into other applications
  • Must be a native or expert Python speaker for both Python 2.x and 3.x
  • Capacity to maintain and evolve large projects
  • Must have excellent time, task, and resource organization skills
  • Must be able to work well with other programmers and existing codebases
  • Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships
  • Flexibility and ability to respond quickly to multiple priorities
  • Good written and verbal English communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Agile software development process
  • 3ds Max product knowledge.
  • Experience with Computer Graphics concepts
  • Familiar with animation, VFX or data visualization techniques

About Autodesk
With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world.

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