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Senior Systems Administrator
Senior Systems Administrator
  Full-Time @ Shed

Santa Monica, California, United States

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Senior System Administrator Job Description


A busy high-end production and post production services company based in Santa Monica seeks talented Senior System Admin with excellent scripting and database skills. Will be responsible for installation, maintenance, and performance of systems hardware and software, including servers, network devices, and workstations.


This position would work with Chief Engineer and interact on a daily basis with artists and production staff. Company is continuously expanding and candidate must have an understanding and appreciation for the challenging nature of the post production/VFX industry.




  • Data Management, analytical, troubleshooting and documentation skills
  • Daily system monitoring, server resources, systems and key processes
  • Regular security monitoring and continual improvement
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request and workstation management
  • Upgrade and configure infrastructure systems and software as needed



  • Experience in system analysis, system design and system information development
  • Highly motivated, team-oriented and excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of filesystem metadata, in particular permissions, creation and modification times
  • Python Scripting
  • Understanding of network file sharing protocols, in particular NFS, SMB/CIFS, and FTP
  • At least 5 years experience in similar senior level role
  • Post/VFX Industry experience is desirable but not essential



Hours: Full Time Staff

Salary: DOE w/ Benefits

Able to start ASAP


This job posting was last updated on Nov. 1, 2017