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Information Technology - Infrastructure Engineer


Los Angeles, CA 05-28-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Information Technology - Infrastructure Engineer (Cloud)

Who We Are:

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA's diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organizations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations. Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for eight consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world's top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally. 

The Role:

This is an exceptionally exciting opportunity to support CAA's global infrastructure operations team. The ideal individual has 3 to 5 years of experience in on-prem and public cloud multi-role support (network, security, storage, virtualization and server platforms), experience with vmware administration and observability and telemetry software such as logicmonitor.

Essential Functions:

To be successful, we need to scale operations globally and you will have a significant amount of input on what our plan will be. This role is critical in ensuring that CAA infrastructure can support our fast-paced international growth both on-prem and utilizing public cloud resources.

All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any/all incumbents, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be other related duties as assigned. This hybrid role will require 3 days onsite in our New York or Los Angeles office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Analyze our current infrastructure processes and update and improve upon it.
• Get hands on our infrastructure automation processes. Specific things that we are interested in for the first few months are VMware-based virtualization support, Azure and AWS support and Ansible configuration.
• knowledge of Cisco Networking (configuration and ongoing support)
• Your performance will be measured based on improved deployment process/times, reduction in server alarms and more efficient operation of resources. The goal is that our global infrastructure team scales without an increase in error reports and maintaining/improving our error rate, response times, uptime.
• Proactively support 24x7x365 infrastructure operations.

• Minimum 3 years' experience supporting mission critical infrastructure with 8+ years total experience
• Service-oriented, and enjoy working with engineers to make the service delivery process painless
• You've carried a cell phone/pager, and know what to do when things go wrong (don't worry, we carry them too, and work hard to make sure they never go off!)
• Strong IaaS/PaaS background and a willingness to build a best-in-class environment
• Exceptional technical skills in this area including:
• VMware and Server Deployment Automation
• Open source automation (Ansible)
• Cisco Networking (Routing, Switching, Security) – CCNP level desired
• Storage Networking and Configuration
• Strong oral and written communication skills.


This role will be based in our Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY office; Hybrid


The annual base salary for this position is in the range of $137,000 - $171,000. This position also is eligible for benefits and discretionary bonus. Ultimately, the salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, business sector, and geographic location, among other criteria. Please talk with a CAA Recruiter to learn more.

Creative Artists Agency, LLC (the ''Company'') is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on the basis of race (inclusive of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, religion, creed, gender or sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, family and medical care leave status, military or veteran status, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, an employee's or their dependent's reproductive health decision making (e.g., the decision to use or access a particular drug, device or medical service), or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The Company also complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws with regard to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g68z48-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $137,000 to $171,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.