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Senior Storage & Systems Engineer
Senior Storage & Systems Engineer
  Full-Time @ Industrial Light & Magic

London, England, United Kingdom

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We are looking for a sharp, motivated individual who is team orientated and production friendly, and who has excellent communication and problem solving skills. The Storage & Systems Engineer needs to have proven experience across a range of relevant areas including high performance systems, networking, virtualisation, system administration and much more. 

Applications from outside the Vfx/post production industries are welcomed.


  • BSc Comp Sci / Engineering, preferred. 
  • Strong experience with high performance systems in Linux/Unix environments. 


Required Skills:

  • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills.
  • Team orientated with excellent communication skills.
  • Good sense of humour and an ability to thrive in a dynamic production environment. 
  • Extensive experience with high performance storage clusters and networking, distributed computing and virtualisation technologies. 
  • Proven experience with complex data sets, i/o performance tuning, robustness strategies, implementation planning, security, object storage, and much more.

Preferred Skills:

  • Direct experience with Isilon, Nimble and NetApp storage solutions.  
  • Good understanding of Brocade and Palo Alto networking.  
  • Design and documentation of storage solutions and network topologies.
  • Strong understanding of file systems and databasing technologies.


Founded by George Lucas in 1975 to create the special effects for his space epic Star Wars, no other facility of its type existed at the time. Now with locations in San Francisco, Vancouver, London and Singapore, ILM remains one of the leading effects companies in the world, serving the motion picture commercial production and attraction industries. From its astounding innovations in the original Star Wars trilogy to its groundbreaking CGI work in blockbusters like Jurassic Park, Star Trek, and The Avengers, ILM has changed and expanded the possibilities of what a film can be.

For over thirty years ILM has set the standard for visual effects and in the process, created some of the most stunning images in the history of film. With the most advanced visual effects pipeline in the entertainment industry, ILM is always at the forefront of the digital revolution.

This job posting was last updated on June 18, 2018