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MPC Film Recruiting Junior Systems Engineer

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Junior Systems Engineer

Category: Software Engineer
Company: MPC
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

MPC is one of the world’s leading post production facilities creating high-end digital visual effects for feature films, advertising, music and television. Technology is at the heart of the company, and a key part of the organization is the Systems team who develop and maintain the infrastructure on which the visual effects are created.
There is currently a vacancy for a Junior Systems Support person in the Systems team supporting the Film department. The role offers the successful candidate potential to advance their technical skills, plus experience with state-of-the-art technology and an opportunity to learn from experienced colleagues. If you have a sharp technical mind, enjoy computing and Linux especially, and want to be a part of some very high profile productions, then this is the place for you.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide friendly face to face and phone support for VFX Artists using Linux and Windows.
Help troubleshoot application issues, OS issues, networking problems, login issues. Perform software installs.
Set up, move and install workstations to meet production requirements.
Troubleshoot, repair and RMA workstation hardware.
Calibrate artist monitors.
Provide general help to other members of the Systems team.
Provide late cover on a rotational shift pattern.
Various ad hoc project work.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

Basic knowledge of Linux including command line.
Knowledge of Windows including installation and configuration.
Knowledge and interest in computer hardware.
A basic knowledge of servers, networking, storage and render systems for troubleshooting purposes.
A keen interest in computer systems technology generally
Great people skills and the desire to be part of a team.
Self-motivated, proactive and able to work with
Ability to prioritise workload and respond quickly to important issues
Enthusiastic with a commitment to learn.

Bonus Points

Programming or scripting experience.
Mac OS X knowledge.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the dynamic world of Film visual effects technology.

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