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Junior Systems Admin
Junior Systems Admin
  Full-Time @ Arsenal Creative

Santa Monica, California, United States

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We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in being involved in a creative environment and to take on a role where you will make a real impact on a successful, technology-driven company. You’ll be empowered to make technology choices and to set the standards on best practices.

You will be responsible for system-level monitoring, supporting the latest in VFX and COLOR software (e.g. Nuke, Maya, Flame, Baselight, etc.), data management, OS configuration, render farm maintenance, and workstation and server configuration, and much more for Linux, Windows, and mac OS systems.  

The Role and Responsibilities:

  • Basic workstation and render farm troubleshooting (hardware and software).
    – You will diagnose and replace hardware components and configure and deploy workstations 
  • You will have to interact with artists daily, on the phone and in person, so excellent interpersonal skills and having a patient manner is recommended.
    – There will be times that we have a lot of growing requests, so working under pressure and being able to juggle multiple challenges is required 
  • Provide basic IT support to the staff (set up new emails, slack, etc.)
  • Manage and keep all licenses up to date
  • Liaise with vendors to obtain quotes for new hardware and software

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS.
  • Hands-on hardware experience; builds, upgrades, repair.
  •  An interest in the latest computer technology.
  •  A recent Computing (or related) qualification is desirable but not essential.
  • Self-motivated, flexible & reliable problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail: can follow written procedures.
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • The ability to work well in a team.
  • Experience working with Flame and Baselight 
This job posting was last updated on April 22, 2020