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IT Manager, New York Office
IT Manager, New York Office
  Full-Time @ FuseFX

New York City, New York, United States

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FuseFX NY is currently searching for an Information Technology Manager to join its team. The primary focus of this position is the direction and management of the technology department including oversight of all technology-related tasks. Candidates must have a Visual Effects background.

FuseFX is a visual effects studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for episodic television, feature film, and commercials.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Strategic Planning
    • participate in strategic planning and implementation regarding technology
    • work with CTO and Head of Technology on overall technology priorities and focus
    • evaluate and integrate hardware, software, and workflow upgrades
  • Manage IT Staff
    • act as primary liaison to between production management and technical employees
    • employee schedules, ensure coverage is adequate for production needs
    • oversee internal ticket system and make assignments to employees
    • make recommendations on staffing needs, evaluate and review people within department
  • Security
    • contribute to best practices/policies
    • oversee implementation of internal policies
    • spot checks and deeper penetration tests
    • ensure compliance with contractual requirements
    • backup / Disaster Recovery planning and testing


  • Technical Knowledge
    • virtualization (VMWare / Vsphere)
    • enterprise-grade storage experience; Isilon and Stornext a plus
    • Active Directory including inter-platform authentication
    • common licensing mechanisms including FlexLM and RLM
    • scripting/automation of some type, Python a plus
    • general database support, Filemaker / MySQL a plus
  • Experience
    • implementing fast and secure networks within the M&E Industry
      • Brocade and/or Palo Alto knowledge a plus
    • supporting 2D and 3D artists / applications, Nuke and 3dsmax a plus
    • supporting network rendering, Thinkbox’s Deadline a plus. 
    • integration of multiplatform OS environments (Windows / OSX / Linux)
    • connecting and collaborating with multiple offices in remote locations
    • supporting subscription-based software such as Adobe CC / O365
    • cloud technology, Amazon a plus. 
    • studio expansion, project management, vendor and contractor supervision


  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or comparable professional experience
  • minimum 7 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 skills with strong attention to detail

Please send resumes and salary requirements to info@fusefx.com
Visit www.fusefx.com for additional information
Local Applicants to New York City only please
No calls please

This job posting was last updated on Sept. 18, 2017