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Windows System Admin
Windows System Admin
  Full-Time @ Industrial Light & Magic

Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Title VANCOUVER Windows System Administrator
Company Industrial Light & Magic Vancouver
Location Vancouver
State British Columbia
City Vancouver
Benefited/Non-Benefited Benefited
Salary/Hourly Salary
Job Description The Windows Systems Administrator is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of Server Hardware, Operating Systems/Software and associated services as a member of the Lucasfilm IT team. 

  • Monitor and maintain infrastructure and standards for Windows Servers across the global organization. 
  • Support other Windows based services and applications, including Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, printing infrastructure, Group Policies, DNS, DHCP, & SCCM in line with department standards.
  • Drive automation around server management lifecycle, including automatic builds, patching and monitoring of servers. Documents all processes, procedures and operations for both internal needs and end users when required.
  • Act as a point of escalation for problems transferred by IT Support Teams.
  • Work with security team to ensure that systems standards are managed and maintained in alignment with security best practices, including vulnerability management, encryption and antivirus.
  • Liaise with other technical groups to ensure that Standards and Technology are in line with overall technical direction of Lucasfilm and its companies.
  • Provide excellent customer support, while maintaining a highly technical environment.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Requirements Required Skills / Competencies:


  • Proven experience automating and running large-scale software rollouts to Windows Servers / Workstations.
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining virtual hosting environments for Windows based systems, including VMWare ESX.
  • Proven experience in systems automation with Windows based scripting / languages, such as PowerShell, VBS or .Net.
  • Strong working knowledge of enterprise level storage solutions (NAS / SAN) and administration of CIFS.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft SQL, other database technologies a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of enterprise level antivirus monitoring and prevention services.
  • Demonstrated examples / proficiency in the use and administration of Linux & Mac operating systems.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, flexibility in concepts and action, able to handle aggressive mission critical deadlines.
  • Excellent team player- proven ability to resolve problems professionally and systematically. 
  • Detailed oriented, highly organized self-starter, able to multi-task without supervision.
  • Comprehensive system documentation skills.
  • Strong customer service attitude and ability to work in production environment requiring adaptation to ever-changing production challenges.
  • Familiarity with the aspects of working in a creative environment.
  • Must carry mobile device during work and non-work hours and be available to be on-call when needed


Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Visio and MS Office Suite. 
  • Strong working knowledge of DNS, LDAP, Kerberos and DHCP.
  • Strong working knowledge of either Active Directory and/or Microsoft Exchange & o365.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft based Enterprise technology, including Active Directory and associated Group Policy design and management.
  • Detailed understanding of Windows Operating Systems


Education / Experience:

  • BS degree in technology related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ year’s hands-on experience maintaining and managing Windows resources in a multi-platform, high performance production environment using Active Directory.
This job posting was last updated on Aug. 28, 2017