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Systems Administrator
Systems Administrator
  Full-Time @ Stargate Studios

Location:
South Pasadena, California, United States

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Company Overview

With studios in North America and around the world, Stargate Studios is an Emmy and VES Award winning visual effects company that works on high profile television shows such as Orville, Ray Donovan, Grey's Anatomy, 24 Legacy, and more. 

Job Summary

Our South Pasadena (Los Angeles) based VFX studio seeks an experienced mid to senior level Systems Administrator ideally with VFX or Post Production experience. This individual will report directly to the CTO and work alongside our pipeline and editorial teams locally and remotely to our global offices. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design, implement and maintain server, storage, render, workstation, backup, archive, and network infrastructure across mixed hardware and software platforms.
  • Provide advanced technical support
  • Respond to technology related incidents such as power and cooling issues
  • Technical Documentation

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years sysadmin experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or experience in related discipline preferred
  • VFX or Post Production experience preferred
  • Required Advanced knowledge of Windows desktop and server
  • Required Advanced knowledge of Linux
  • Advanced hardware and software troubleshooting skills
  • Networking skills including LAN/WAN/DNS/DHCP/CIFS/NFS
  • Preferred experience with Configuration Management Tools (Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Salt)
  • Experience with Package Management Tools (Apt/Yum/Chocolatey)
  • Experience with Foundry, Autodesk, Adobe and other VFX software
  • Experience with virtualization
  • Advanced data management skills
  • License servers (FlexLM, RLM)
  • Render farm management (Deadline/Smedge/etc)
  • Scripting experience (Python/JS/Bash/Powershell/etc)
  • Database (SQL/MongoDB/etc)
  • Backup and Archive systems including tape libraries
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, at least 25lbs
  • Passport is a bonus. We have offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Vancouver, Toronto, Malta, and Germany.
This job posting was last updated on Feb. 21, 2018