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Systems Administrator
Systems Administrator
  Full-Time @ Taylor James Ltd

New York City, New York, United States
$60,000 - $70,000

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Taylor James is looking for a Systems Administrator to join our busy New York Studio. Must be a hands-on problem solver, have good troubleshooting skills and be logical and methodical in their approach.


Key duties would include supporting our users across our New York, LA and Mexico offices with their general day to day requirements ensuring BAU. Helping as part of project work and maintaining the core IT infrastructure of the business.


Experience from within the VFX industry is preferred, as a global business we are forward-looking and have a passion for new technologies, the role is critical to allowing our artists to produce the highest quality work and requires a flexible approach to hours and days worked.


We have several key projects scheduled for 2019 and would love to get the right person to help drive these forwards.



  • Day to day support of New York, Los Angeles and Mexico Systems and Infrastructure.
  • Assist in the deployment of systems & infrastructure in line with our IT Roadmap
  • Development & Automation of processes and tasks.
  • Maintain Data Backups and Archives
  • Resolution of support tickets, escalating where necessary



  • Proven track record of resolving basic issues associated with system configuration management, resource sharing and basic networking concepts (DNS, DHCP)
  • Familiarity with applications such as Adobe Creative Suite, 3ds Max, Maya, etc
  • Must enjoy complex problem solving and delivering results
  • Proficient with Windows, Mac & Linux operating systems



  • Scripting, PHP, Python & BASH
  • System imaging deployment using Windows Deployment Services
  • Administration of Active Directory
  • Familiarity with post-production workflows and render pipelines



Please send your CV, cover letter and links to projects you were involved to recruitment@taylorjames.com. Include the title of the job as the subject heading.


This role reports to the Head of IT Americas who oversee Taylor James IT Operations within the USA and Mexico.

This job posting was last updated on April 22, 2019