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Senior systems engineer
Senior systems engineer
  Full-Time @ Eight VFX

Santa Monica, California, United States

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EightVFX is always looking for exceptional, enthusiastic and passionate talent to join our team. With offices in Santa Monica and New York, we are a dynamic community of visual effects artists, producing high-end work for Advertising, Features, TV Shows and Video-Games cinematic.

We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer for the facility in Santa-Monica (CA).


  • Configure, manage and maintain servers.
  • Develop and innovate best practices for data management.
  • Manage hardware and software purchases, licenses and installations and maintenance.
  • Provide day to day technology support and general systems management.
  • Manage/maintain file sharing and data transfers.
  • Manage archival storage and restores.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Manage security guidelines and ensure all content is up to par to clients security and confidential material.
  • Manage the Autodesk Flame workstations (Installation, software and hardware troubleshooting)
  • Ability to begin building and script an internal pipeline a plus.


Required knowledge:

  • Linux administration
  • Windows administration (Active directory, DNS, DHCP)
  • Three to five years system administration experience in VFX industry
  • Autodesk Flame experience (Hardware and software configuration)
  • Strong shell scripting skills
  • Good knowledge of IP networks (subnetting, vlaning, firewalling)
  • Experience with virtualization
  • Experience building out networks from scratch
  • Experience with network security (firewalls, DMZ)
This job posting was last updated on Feb. 1, 2018