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MPC Film Recruiting Senior Systems Administrator

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Senior Systems Administrator

Category: Administrator
Company: MPC
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Lead Systems Administrator, the Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for maintaining a healthy technology infrastructure by executing and delivering a variety of tasks assigned by the Lead.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for the overall health and operations of local network, storage and systems
Administer and manage high performance storage platforms and systems
Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues through excellent technical understanding of large scale networking and routing
Act as the senior technical contact, responsible for daily communications with multiple global technology support teams
Proactively use monitoring tools to forecast technology areas requiring attention on ongoing basis
Identify and remediate storage or network bottlenecks, infrastructure-wide
Ensure the timely and successful completion of all data backups
Understand and manage the maintenance of data center power and cooling systems
Perform technology purchasing and budget tracking
Manage software licenses from forecasting to deployment
Manage and maintaining local vendor relationships
Communicate effectively with operations staff surrounding technology issues
Attend daily progress reviews
Manage large scale projects
Provide user support

Skills and Experience

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

Extensive experience with Linux (RHEL/CentOS preferred)
In depth knowledge of network services including DNS, DHCP, NIS, NFS, etc.
Strong shell scripting skills
Experience with virtualization (VMware)
In depth knowledge of IP networks, subnetting and routing
Experience building out simple but resilient networks
Experience specifying, deploying and supporting large scale and high performance network storage


5-7 years of experience working with IT infrastructure in a media or high performance computing environment


A strong commitment to quality, service and reliability
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Capability to learn and adapt quickly
Strong ability to work under pressure
Work well with others in a team environment
Desire to learn from others and to take on increasingly challenging work
Strong creative ability and flair
Ability to mentor and provide feedback to junior employees
Excellent team building skills

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