Added by on 2016-10-04

Hydraulx VFX Recruiting Systems Administrator

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Systems Administrator


Join a well-established VFX company as a Systems Administrator for a full-time permanent position. The ideal candidate will be motivated, resolution driven, and have great communication skills. The position is responsible for providing IT support for approximately 130 staff members, resolving technical issues in a timely and efficient manner. The System Administrator will also configure new machines, reset passwords, systems monitoring, internal application support, and resolving other technical issues as they arise. The System Administrator will report directly to the CEO.


Linux / Unix Systems Administrator (Hardware / Software)
General Networking knowledge (routing, VLANS, and diagnostics)
Technical support and general trouble shooting for in-house applications on all platforms
Knowledge of network services (DNS, postfix, DHCP, etc)
General system administration for account set up with AD and mail server
Storage administration, SAN, NFS, and SMB (cleanup, rsyncs etc)
License server administration (flexlm and rlm)
Tape backup administration
Infrastructure maintenance of all Linux servers
firewall and switch configuration when needed
General I.T. support and maintenance duties

Job Requirements

2+ years experience as a system administrator. Should have understanding of the Linux/windows/mac OS’s in a production setting.
Intermediate knowledge with Linux installation and application deployment
Windows and MacOS application deployment and integration is a plus
Storage administration (Stornext)
IP and FC switch configuration, and maintenance
VoIP and PcoIP Infrastructures preferred
Experience with relational database applications (mySQL) necessary
Experience with Nagios, or another monitoring engine required as well
Some experience in projector and monitor calibration a plus
Experience working in an Animation / VFX production studio preferred
HVAC and Data Center design is a definite plus
Knowledge of VFX software (Maya, Flare, Nuke) preferred
Tape backup administration and maintenance
Job entails some nights and weekend hours
Above all, the ideal applicant should be a team player with a positive attitude.

Salary negotiable based on experience.

Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Gardena, CA. USA

Please email resume and cover letter to
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