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2-year Sysadmin Contract for HPC infrastructure
2-year Sysadmin Contract for HPC infrastructure
  Full-Time @ Achray Inc

New York City, New York, United States
$100,000+ Dependent on Experience and Skills

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Achray is looking for a System Administrator based in NYC (or relocating to NYC), willing to travel.   We are beginning a project to leverage HPC technologies in the media and entertainment space.

Contract position, beginning at a US location in early November 2017, travelling abroad, and then in NYC/Manhattan from approx July 2018 until contract finishes late summer 2019.
Education - A background in computer information systems, computer science, engineering, physics, mathematics, electronics, or equivalent experience.

Experience level is flexible, this is more about finding the right candidate with the appropriate skills and attitude.
You must be well versed in:
  • Network fundamentals (particularly optimizing 10Gb and higher speed ethernet networks)
  • Network services (active directory, DNS, DHCP, NFS, SMB)
  • Linux and Windows (MacOS a plus)
  • Python, Javascript, and Bash
  • Virtualization (vmware, KVM)
  • Databases
  • Storage clusters / parallel file systems
  • Tape (LTO) system operation
  • Basic IPSec and SSL VPNs, firewall administration
You would ideally have knowledge of:
  • Large HPC / hyperconverged infrastructure installations ( > 1PB)
  • BeeGFS
  • Media and entertainment / post production workflows
  • Physical computing & electronics (SBCs, soldering, etc)
  • Colour theory
  • HDSDI, displayport, and other professional interconnects and technologies
  • Visual effects tools and workflows, in particular Foundry Nuke & Autodesk Shotgun, as well as render farms.
  • Filmlight Baselight
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe creative suite, in particular Premiere
You would be responsible for the storage and maintenance of a small, high performance clustered storage and rendering system, as well as helping to automate and streamline a very data-intensive workflow that is centered around a single feature film.  In addition, you would be responsible for responding to emergencies.
The applicant must be willing and able to travel internationally (locations TBD). This position also presents an opportunity to gain experience in other areas of media and feature film production and support.

You must be able to learn quickly, work flexible and sometimes long hours, and work well under pressure.  You must also be able to work in the field under varying conditions, and be able to lift heavy objects (approx 50 lbs).
This contract is for work on a single, high profile feature film, in a small organization with a 'flat' structure. We need a self-starter who will have plenty of opportunities to offer feedback and improve our processes.  You will be part of a small team, rethinking, optimizing and streamlining media and entertainment workflows.

Perks will include paid travel to distant locations (Eastern US, Central America, Europe), post-production phase in NYC would have flexible schedule.  This is an opportunity to work with a tight-knit team of filmmakers on a technologically bleeding edge project.  
We provide a diverse work environment and welcome applicants of all genders, races, and religions.
All candidates must be eligible to work in the US (US Citizen, Green Card, or other applicable work Visa)


This job posting was last updated on Oct. 2, 2017