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Senior Systems Administrator
Senior Systems Administrator
  Full-Time @ WeFX Inc.

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Salary:
Commensurate with Experience

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OVERVIEW

WeFX  is a boutique VFX studio in Toronto working on high end Film and TV projects. We are seeking a SeniorSystems Administrator to work with our Head of IT to ensure our studio can function and scale effectively. A qualified candidate will be critical in maintaining our studio systems, building and innovating on new capabilities, and working with a growing team of talented IT professionals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Linux / Unix systems administration (hardware & software) (CentOS 7.8)
  • Provisioning, installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of studio systems (workstations, OS, storage, servers, networking, cloud)
  • Technical support and trouble-shooting assistance for users of software (commercial & custom) and workstation hardware
  • User account and software license administration & AD server maintenance
  • Monitoring of system and performance logs to identify and address issues  
  • Working with IT and Pipeline to help automate common IT tasks
  • Assisting in building and optimizing render and compute infrastructure
  • Developing and monitoring security protocols
  • Assisting in backup processes and execution
  • Windows & Mac workstation administration
  • Research & recommendations for hardware and software improvements
  • 5 years of experience with Linux is a must (systems administration, software installation, scripting & deployment)
  • Experience with Mac and Windows deployment and integration
  • Willing to be flexible in schedule to resolve mission critical time sensitive issues when they arise
  • Knowledge of network including VLAN, routing and VPN
  • Storage administration experience (Isilon)
  • Active Directory (AD) administration experience is a plus
  • Experience in VFX or Broadcast TV is a plus
  • Experience with remote and cloud platforms like AWS and Teradici is a plus
  • Good communication and problem solving skills with a positive attitude

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 years of experience with Linux is a must (systems administration, software installation, scripting & deployment)
  • Experience with Mac and Windows deployment and integration
  • Willing to be flexible in schedule to resolve mission critical time sensitive issues when they arise
  • Knowledge of network including VLAN, routing and VPN
  • Storage administration experience (Isilon)
  • Active Directory (AD) administration experience is a plus
  • Experience in VFX or Broadcast TV is a plus
  • Experience with remote and cloud platforms like AWS and Teradici is a plus
  • Good communication and problem solving skills with a positive attitude

Why WeFX?

  • A Full time position with benefits, and a focus on long term growth
  • An opportunity to build new infrastructure in a modern studio started in 2020
  • Work with a great team of creatives in a family focused environment
  • Contribute to some great TV shows and Films  

Please submit your resume to jobs@wefx.ca 

This job posting was last updated on Jan. 28, 2021