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Senior Systems Engineer - Networking
Senior Systems Engineer - Networking
  Full-Time @ Animal Logic

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Want to work with both highly creative and technical people, and enjoy movies?!  Animal Logic is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer who specialises in Storage to join its IT infrastructure team

As the Senior Systems Engineer - Network, you will be primarily responsible for the design, administration, maintenance and support of the availability, performance and security of the network systems that include Routers, Firewalls, Switches, Wireless, PBX platform and core infrastructure services.

You will also conduct network architecture design including feasibility and cost studies, ensure efficient utilization and management of network systems; and maximize business productivity by making core services powerful and flexible enough to meet changing production demands.

This role is not for the faint hearted!  You will be working in a creative, dynamic and fast paced environment.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Plan and implement infrastructure resources to meet changing business requirements, with all appropriate documentation for support and user education.
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of an effective and efficient production pipeline(s) in a segmented network environment.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Implementing and supporting a wide variety of software and hardware including but not limited to:

-        vSphere / VMware Horizon

-        RedHat/CentOS Linux and Microsoft Windows for desktop and server,

-        Active Directory

-        Exchange

-        Veeam

-        Network Monitoring Systems

  • Investigate issues, documenting the problem(s) and resolution(s), liaise with concerned parties for problem resolution, support issues and handling complaints.
  • Initiate and maintain a high level of communication between the technical teams locally and across the various Animal Logic sites.
  • Regularly contribute to the company’s knowledge base by creating and maintaining documentation on systems, procedures, processes, projects, etc.
  • Demonstrate initiative, ownership and effective time management for project and oneself.

What you bring:

  • 6 + years of intensive experience in a Network Engineer role or similar.
  • Deep knowledge of and extensive practical experience in the following areas are desirable

-        Network architecture design including network segmentation strategies

-        Implementation, configuration and support for network equipment in Layers 1 to 7 (Brocade, HP) and physical infrastructure.

-        Network protocols;, OSPF, BGP, DHCP, NTP, DNS, CIFS, NFS, SNMP, IKE/IPSec, RADIUS including use of and interaction with Active Directory.

-        Deployment, configuration and management of secure wireless network and VoIP technologies.

-        Design, implementation and maintenance of network security policies and devices (firewalls, WAF, SSL-VPN etc).

-        Formal project management methodologies and managing complex streams in parallel.

  • Ability to take on complex technical challenges, analyse options for technical/business suitability, and make recommendations to management with minimal supervision.
  • Expertise in scripting (e.g. Python, shell, Powershell, etc.) for automation and management of architecture services.
  • Ability to take a leadership role in infrastructure project management and implementation, ensuring technical quality and timeliness of delivery.
  • Exhibit initiative to work solo or as part of team.

The following will be beneficial:

  • Strong interest and knowledge of information security standards, technologies and practices.
  • In depth understanding and experience in the design, implementation and sustainment requirements for Information Technology systems in general (e.g. RedHat / CentOS Linux, DNS, directory services, mail servers, web servers, etc.), accompanied by broad knowledge in a number of other technical areas (e.g. virtualization, networking, security etc.)
  • Strong understanding of the Microsoft environment including common suites and core applications, Active Directory, file/folder permission and DFS.
  • Ability to provide direction to others in analyzing and solving system and workflow issues and problems.
  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technologies and methodologies and apply them to technological and/or business needs of significant scope.
  • Bachelor degree in Information Science or a related field.

Please include in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • CV

Please apply if you are eligible to work permanently in Australia.

Due to security reasons please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.

To apply, please complete our online application form via our website: https://www.animallogic.com/careers/jobs/locations/sydney/

Animal Logic is an independent Australian company that has been at the forefront of creating digital content, award winning design, visual effects and animation for the film and television industries for over 25 years. With studios in Sydney and Vancouver and development offices in Sydney and Los Angeles, Animal Logic continues to forge new partnerships and collaborations with leading studios and filmmakers to develop and produce stories that resonate with a global audience.

In 2017, Animal Logic completed production on Peter Rabbit, The LEGO® Ninjago Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Alien: Covenant, and is currently in production on The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). Other film credits include: The LEGO® Movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and The Matrix.

For over 25 years, Animal Logic has remained committed to innovation, technical and creative excellence and most importantly, creating a collaborative and storytelling culture with a unique voice. We have BIG dreams!


This job posting was last updated on Aug. 9, 2018