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Obscura Digital is looking for a Service Engineer

Postby obscura » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:30 pm

Service Systems Engineer

Obscura is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to help our technical teams achieve the highest level of success in our groundbreaking immersive, conceptual, and interactive experiences which are in long term service. This role will report to our Director of Systems. We require someone who shares our passion and technical curiosity.

Obscura is an award-winning creative studio headquartered in San Francisco that focuses on large scale art installations and productions. We are an innovative group of artists, producers, and technologists who use the medium of light tell a story and communicate a vision Our clients are pioneers: film-makers, museums, companies, and countries who want to draw attention to a particular cause or mission and make the world "think". If that is important to you, and you've got the skills to help, please continue reading and apply.


-Provide infrastructure documentation and investigation for existing installations.
-Strong ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical personnel.
-Resolve highly technical software and infrastructure problems with a mind for QC and time sensitive problems.
-Work independently and maintain a comprehensive ability to document and track changes.


-A meticulous sense of attention to detail.
-Bachelor's degree and/or 4-6+ years of technical engineering (software or systems).
-Highly proficient with show control systems, software engineering standard sand systems infrastructure from a display and installation standpoint.
-Deep understanding of linux, windows and show control systems.
-Deep understanding of information systems architecture.
-Commitment to documentation and rigorous peer review.
-Exceptional knowledge on,
-Windows (desktop and server)
-Linux (primarily debian)
-Development environments (Python3)
-Display and projection technologies
-Sensor technologies
-A/V LED and projection technologies


This is a full-time salaried position with occasional late evenings and/or weekend work. We offer a comprehensive set of employee benefits, including healthcare and 401k. As a Systems Engineer at Obscura, you will work with the Creative team and technical team to achieve the best possible success of production work. This includes event based shows and permanent installation work in a variety of projects.

Please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration with "Systems Service Engineer" in the subject line to charles@obscuradigital.com
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