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Systems Administrator
Systems Administrator
  Full-Time @ Double Negative Visual Effects

London, England, United Kingdom

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System Administrator - London 

There's a variety of systems we need to manage - apart from the thousands of machines in the computer farm, multiple petabytes of production storage and backups, networks, firewalls and database servers we also handle things such as internal web applications, pipeline tools for managing the film production process, email systems, screening rooms and projectors. And of course monitoring everything that moves :-)

We're a small team which is focussed on getting things done. As work is so varied, we need a variety of skills. Whether you prefer to get hands on racking up kit in the datacentre or would rather be stuck in an application BACtrace, there is a place for you here.

Must Have

  • Strong background in Linux Systems 

  • Understanding of modern software configuration management tools

  • Knowledge of Python, Perl and Bash

Nice to Have 

  • Knowledge of VFX software including, but not limited to Clarisse, Maya, Nuke, Houdini and photoshop

  • Knowledge of MySql and Postgres server managenment

  • Arista and Aalo Alto networking

  • Knowledge of Active Directory

  • Familiarity with Blade servers and distributed rendering systems

  • Familiarity with OSX and Windows

About You 

  • Friendly and approachable 

  • Team oriented and organised

  • Logical and practical in approach to solving complex problems 

  • A strong communicator = both verbal and written 





This job posting was last updated on Feb. 24, 2017