Senior Systems Administrator

The Moving Picture Company Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

MPC Film is a world leading Visual effects studio, working on the spectacular scenes and tiny details that make movies truly mind-blowing. We're the people behind the effects in countless blockbuster films like The Jungle Book, Blade Runner 2049, The Justice League, X-men series, Harry Potter series to name a few. We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in everyday to be a part of some of the best work in the industry.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Systems, the Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting, developing and operating top of the line, high-end infrastructure containing hundreds of servers, PB of fast storage and high throughput switching.

We are looking for someone with a SRE/DevOps mindset, multi-tasker, out of the box thinker, to complete our team of dynamic systems administrators. If you like a challenge and want to learn and experience hands on work on many technologies, this is the place.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the health and operations of local network, storage and systems Administer and manage high performance storage platforms and systems Administer Windows and Linux based servers.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues through thorough technical understanding of large-scale networking and routing.

  • Communicate with multiple global technology support teams on a daily basis.

  • Proactively use monitoring tools to forecast technology areas requiring attention on a daily basis.

  • Identify and remediate storage and network bottlenecks, infrastructure-wide.

  • Ensure the timely and successful completion of all data backups Manage the data center power and cooling systems.

  • Communicate with operations sta surrounding technology issues.

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent background in both Linux (RHEL/CentOS preferred), Mac and Windows server administration

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with networking, switch management and services (DNS, DHCP, NIS, NFS, etc.)

  • Knowledge of IP networks, subnets and routing Scripting (Python, Bash)

  • Experience with automation and orchestration tools (Salt, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes) Experience with VMware

Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience working in an IT position

  • Experience working with IT infrastructure in a media or high-performance computing environment is a denitive asset

  • Degree in a technical discipline is an asset

Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills Capability to learn and adapt quickly

  • Ability to take direction

  • Ability to work under pressure Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

Technicolor is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local law.


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