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Sr. System Admin
Sr. System Admin
  Full-Time @ WildBrain Studios

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Senior System Administrator to join our team!  You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain! 

The role: 

The Senior Systems Administrator will maintain core systems critical to the business needs of our Vancouver Production Studio. This will include the support of the applications and hardware maintenance of the infrastructure at the site. The ideal candidate will be a senior level administrator with a diversified skill set that caters to both systems and network administrator tasks

You will get to...

  • Daily manage, troubleshoot, and support of network, server, storage, hardware and software; adhering to standard operating practices;
  • Analyze systems logs and identifiy potential issues in the system, and plan for proactive remediation as required;
  • Act as Tier 2 support for any end user related queries; Updates and maintains IT ticketing system, manages to Service Level Agreements;
  • Ensure all technology implementations adhere to globally-defined architecture standards
  • Network Switch Configuration and Management.
  • Firewall maintenance and support
  • Plans and execute patching requirements;
  • Monitor all backups, maintaining data on-site and off-site as determined by business requirements; amend plans as required; and perform regular tests of the restore process from backups;
  • Develop and adhere to IT standards, and standard operating procedures in order to maintain IT and corporate compliance requirements
  • Participate in IT projects by understanding project objectives and scope, following project milestones, phases and elements, sharing technical expertise, and providing recommendations;
  • Contribute to capacity planning and inventory management.
  • Any other duties or projects assigned by the Manager.

You will be a great fit on our team if you have...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology or Engineering, or other relevant area of study and/or equivalent job experience.
  • Working knowledge of with administration of network services (DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, WLAN, VPN, switching, routing);
  • Experienced enterprise System Administrator (Windows servers 2008-2019, Active directory, Exchange Server, VMWare, Veeam, MS SQL server);
  • HPE Comware \ Aruba Network Certification
  • Fortinet NextGen FW experience configuration and management
  • Experience with Enterprise Storage Systems Isilon \ Pure \ HPE
  • Experience in preparing technical documents in Visio;
  • Highly organized and motivated with strong attention to detail;
  • Must be customer-centric with excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Certifications: ITIL Foundations, MCSE MCSA, vmWare 6 & 6.5;

Specific skills we’d love to see…

  • 5+ years of experience in animation and/or film industry.
  • Degree/Diploma in accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent.
  • Certifications: ITIL Foundations, MCSE MCSA, vmWare 6 & 6.5;
  • Prior working experience within a Broadcast/Media organization; O365 experience.
  • Red Hat: RHCSA and RHCE
  • CompTIA Server+
  • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization
  • ServiceNow Certified System Administrator

Why work at WildBrain Studios? 

At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly? 

For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more. 

WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you! 

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

To apply: https://www.wildbrain.com/

This job posting was last updated on Nov. 20, 2019