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Network Systems Engineer
Network Systems Engineer
  Full-Time @ Deluxe

Manhattan, New York, United States

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Hollywood, California-based Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., is the leading provider of a broad range of entertainment industry services and technologies. We offer complete film and digital solutions for production, post-production, major studio and independent theatrical release, broadcast, home entertainment, archiving and asset management. Deluxe operates facilities in major film, video and digital production markets around the world.

Method New York is currently searching for a Network Systems Administrator to join its Technology team.


The focus of this position will be on network systems and services administrator

- Systems installation, configuration, integration and operation of Linux, MacOS and Windows environments

- Core network service installation and administration: LDAP, NIS, AD, DNS, DHCP, NFS

- Configuration management (Puppet)

- Setup and installation of commercial and open-source packages

- Develop internal systems tools and utilities for operating, monitoring, and reporting on studio infrastructure availability and utilization.

- Develop and maintain high-level digital security standards required in a post-production environment.

- Administer network switches, network storage, tape backup systems, Virtual Server Infrastructure, Databases, User accounts, Email technologies,

Firewall, Internet and Digital Security, User support and troubleshooting

- Analyze and tune systems for performance, throughput, resource utilization, high availability, and scalability

- Evaluate system components, software, networking infrastructure and hardware peripherals for reliability, performance, scalability and security


Minimum 3 years experience in a professional systems engineering environment Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or comparable professional experience

Advanced knowledge of Linux server and desktop environments

Solid knowledge of OSX and Windows platforms

Experience building and operating high availability and high scalability computing systems

Experience with VMware or OpenStack virtual infrastructures

Knowledge of SQL databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB

Knowledge of TCP/IP based networking.

Knowledge of storage systems administration, shared storage environments.

Knowledge of Autodesk systems and software (Flame, Smoke).

Programming experience with at least one of Python, Bash, C/C++, Java or similar

Experience working in Film, TV, and/or post-production with a working knowledge of storage, video files and formats

Experience in the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of post production software

Experience related to disaster recovery, backup systems, tape libraries, SAN, and NAS infrastructure

Ability and desire to learn new technologies as required

Ability to solve problems unsupervised and recommend proactive technical solutions

Positive can-do attitude combined with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Excellent communication and organizational skill with strong attention to detail

This job posting was last updated on May 2, 2018