Full Time Job

Systems Administrator

Scanline VFX

London, United Kingdom 01-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• Provides organization-wide help desk and server support
• Assists in addressing business and technical needs
• Works independently and in teams on administrative and technical projects
• Provisions and maintains employee equipment
• Monitors and maintains of a variety of physical and logical systems
• Collects and analyzes data to report on the health of systems
• Responds to and assists in resolving incidents and emergencies
• Timely completion of tasks assigned primarily through a ticketing system
• Learn open and proprietary hardware and software systems
• Stays current with industry standards and emerging technologies

• Bachelor's Degree or higher in a computer science, engineering, physics or mathematics
• Minimum two (2) years experience in a systems administration role
• VFX/Gaming industry experience is a plus
• Team player with ability to work individuality
• Ability to deliver milestones/tasks under tight deadlines
• Able to work independently and in a team
• Able to work flexible hours
• Works effectively under pressure
• Learns quickly and independently
• Strong organizational skills
• Quickly and methodically troubleshoots and solves problems
• Effectively manages time and resources
• Effectively communicate technical ideas to non-technical people
• Able to lift and move items up to 25 lbs

• Windows, Mac OS X and Linux desktop and server systems
• Local and networked storage systems
• Networking theory and practice (e.g. TCP/IP, VLANs, link aggregation, routing)
• Common network services/protocols (e.g. DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SMB, NFS)
• Computing and Internet standards (e.g. RFC, ISO, IEEE)
• Common office applications (e.g. Microsoft Office/Excel, E-mail Clients)
• Modern computer hardware
• Office equipment (e.g. printers, scanners)
• Server rooms/data centers

• Experience with and basic understanding of:
• Storage clusters (e.g. NetApp, Isilon, Avere)
• Intel, Cisco, Extreme and Juniper 1GbE and 10GbE networking equipment
• Render farms or high performance, distributed computing and storage clusters
• VoIP systems
• PCoIP systems
• DevOps systems and practices


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