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Systems Administrator
Systems Administrator
  Full-Time @ Entity FX

Santa Monica, California, United States

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Responsibilities and Duties

·         Work with owner on overall technology priorities and focus

·         Evaluate and integrate hardware, software, and workflow upgrades

·         Employee schedules, ensure coverage is adequate for production needs

·         Troubleshoot and solve technical issues across the IT hardware and software.

·         Day-to-day system administration, management, support and maintenance of the IT infrastructure for motion including computer hardware, telephony, application software and operating systems, primarily Windows with some Linux server and Mac OS.

·         Install software and plugins on workstations and track usage.

·         Keep up to date with emerging technology and the security threat landscape to help plan, assess, specify and introduce new IT solutions and improvements to existing systems.

·         Creating and maintaining system documentation where needed.

·         Setup of new workstations and systems - user management with Active Directory

·         Windows Server 2012 / DHCP / DNS and Active Directory


·         Virtualization (VMWare / Vsphere)

·         Linux ZFS

·         The ability to open up After Effects and Nuke scripts and repair them is important. 

·         VPN's

·         Active Directory including inter-platform authentication

·         Common licensing mechanisms including FlexLM and RLM

·         Python Scripting/automation 

·         Supporting 2D and 3D artists/applications, Nuke, Adobe After Effects CC and Maya

·         Supporting network rendering (Thinkbox / Deadline) a plus.

·         Integration of multiplatform OS environments (Windows / OSX / Linux)

·         Supporting multiple offices in remote locations

·         Cloud technology, Google, and Amazon a plus.

·         Understand the importance of confidentiality, critical work and delivering promptly.

·         Basic understanding of:

o    Color theory

o    HVAC

o    Data center design

·         Experience with source code/revision control system like Git



·         Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or comparable professional experience

·         Minimum 5 years’ experience in a professional systems engineering environment

·         Positive can-do attitude combined with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

·         Excellent communication and organizational skill with strong attention to detail


Boutique Westside VFX Facility seeks IT Systems Administrator 

This job posting was last updated on May 24, 2017