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Sr System Engineer
Sr System Engineer
  Full-Time @ Company 3

Manhattan, New York, United States

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Working with peers in Los Angeles, Vancouver and other Method studios to deploy systems to

studios to enhance and sustain the production environment. The candidate requires both people

skills and extensive expertise in systems administration and architecture along with software

development. The Senior Systems Administrator will be responsible for collaborating with

Software departments and global systems teams to design the future architecture in addition to

evaluating and integrating third-party solutions for hardware, software, and workflow for

maintenance of operations across a multi-site world class visual effects facility.


Main Duties


  • Active participation on a global technology committee
  • Ensuring all platforms are continually maintained and improved
  • Act as a senior point of technical escalation to other technology teams
  • Work closely with Software architecture and development teams
  • Develop and deploy what is commonly known as "Devops"; toolsets


What You Bring


  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or comparable professional
  • experience
  • experience in a professional systems environment
  • Programming experience with at least one of Python, Perl, Bash, C/C++, Java or similar
  • Ability to convince others of the merits of your designs and get their buy-in
  • Ability to supervise and mentor others, while providing appropriate feedback
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux server and desktop environments
  • Solid knowledge of OSX and Windows platforms
  • Experience building and operating high availability and high scalability computing
  • systems
  • Experience building and managing cloud environments
  • Experience with VMware, Acropolis or OpenStack virtual infrastructures
  • Knowledge of SQL and noSQL databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Ability and desire to learn new technologies as required
  • Ability to solve problems unsupervised and recommend proactive technical solutions
  • Positive can-do attitude combined with the ability to work under pressure to meet
  • deadlines
  • Excellent communication and organizational skill with strong attention to detail
  • Experience related to disaster recovery and business continuity
  • Ability to lift heavy weights up to 50 lbs


About the Company:


Company 3  / Method Studios provides a full range of Creative Services for content creators, including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, ideation and rapid prototyping, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics/designers, matte painting, compositing, dailies and production services, color grading, post-production finishing, marketing/trailers, live-action production, experiences, and more. 


Diversity and Inclusion at Company 3:


Creativity has diversity at its core. We celebrate the value of each unique experience by being dedicated to fostering the most diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where every employee feels empowered and safe to show up to work as their full self.

It is our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Please inform the company's HR representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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