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Melissa Blakey

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Melissa Blakey
Los Angeles, California, United States
Closest Major City (for Meetings):
Los Angeles, California, United States
Main Position:
IT Systems Administrator
  @ Crafty Apes
IT Systems Administrator
  @ Crafty Apes

2020-07-24 - Present  (3 years, 1 month, 29 days)




Position:         IT Systems Administrator

Location:         Atlanta, GA

Facility:           Crafty Apes


Crafty Apes is a high-end visual effects boutique with a strong foothold in features and episodic television.  We currently have an opening for an experienced IT Systems Administrator at our Atlanta facility.  This is a full-time salaried position requiring overtime as needed.




  •       Supports, monitors, and maintains services and PCs throughout the company.
  •       Documents, configures and analyzes network peripherals and performance.
  •       Supports and deploys Windows and Linux servicer, active director account creation and management.
  •       Designs and installs reliable systems and solutions.
  •       Tests and deploys software upgrades on all systems.
  •       Monitors system performance and data integrity.
  •       Deployment and administration of all servers, as well as confirms correct specifications for all new hardware.
  •       Troubleshoots for issue resolution.
  •       Maintains a highly professional demeanor and level of diplomacy.
  •       Communicates effectively with managers and other levels of personnel.
  •       Meets deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


  •       AS/BS MIS, Computer Information Systems for related field.
  •       3-5 years of experience working and maintaining servers, network switches, computer hardware and software.
  •       Proficient with Windows AD, VMWare, RHEV, AWS RDS, Cloud Formations, EC2, Chef, Python or Equivalent Scripting Language.
  •       Knowledge of TCP/IP, SMTP, DNS, Route 53.
  •       Knowledge of Linux distributions- Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat.
  •       Strong understanding of VFX technologies.

 We offer competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental & vision coverage, vacation & sick leave, and more.

 Crafty Apes LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Member Since: June 30, 2020  (3 years, 2 months, 23 days)