Senior Systems Administrator

Location: London

The position will provide helpdesk support for up to 250 people, in a fast-paced office working closely with management, other department heads, in-house producers and artists in order to resolve technical issues in a timely and efficient manner.  This position will report to the Head of Pipeline & Systems.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responding to, researching, and troubleshooting user problems and questions.

  • Maintain workstations: install images and prep workstations for staff & freelance employees

  • Network and server monitoring (ELK stack)

  • Act as a point of contact to offer technical support to all employees in our studio.

  • Manage and support peripheral user systems (wi-fi, printers, intranet website, etc.).

  • Monitor and maintain server backup systems.

  • Organize systems workspace, hardware, software, and maintain systems inventory.

  • Coordinate outside service and support when needed.

  • Be available for after hours and on call support.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive Linux knowledge (particularly CentOS 7.x).
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • A working knowledge of scripting languages such as bash and Python.
  • Good networking skills, TCP/IP, FTOS, etc.
  • Ability to move items weighing up to 22KG

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience using or supporting a VFX pipeline including, Nuke, Maya, Houdini.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory.

  • Working knowledge of GPFS, PixStor, etc.

  • Experience with Linux based renderfarms and Deadline render manager.

  • Strong macOS and Windows support & configuration skills.

  • Experience with Foreman and Ansible.

  • A knowledge of AWS/GCP concepts and workflows.

  • Experience with Baselight, Blackmagic, Embrionix, etc.

To apply, please fill out an application form by clicking here. 

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