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Ntropic Studios Recruiting Pipeline / IT Administrator

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PIPELINE / IT ADMINISTRATOR (Los Angeles)

Ntropic, a Post-production company on the west-side (VFX, Commercials, Music Videos & Features) is seeking a Pipeline / IT Administrator to start immediately.

Requirements:

If you grew up understanding, living and breathing computers, you’ll fit right in. The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to many aspects of our production network; including user support, OS management and scripting. We’re looking for someone with a minimum of 3 years experience working in the post production industry. The ideal candidate would have experience with servers, Linux, networking, firewalls, domain controllers and bash scripting. Advanced knowledge of Python scripting is required and familiarity with Maya MEL scripting a plus.

Additional Qualifications:

-Familiarity with Maya, Flame/Smoke Lustre, Resolve, Final Cut, Avid, Deadline, Nuke and other post production software a plus.
-Advanced knowledge of OSX, CentOS/RHEL, Fedora including software management and deployment
-Experience with networking concepts and implementations, including routing, VLANs, firewalls, traffic inspection
-Advanced knowledge of DNS, LDAP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SSH, RDP and other common protocols
-Proficient with gnu/linux rpm-based distributions
-Ability to lead in advanced troubleshooting without guidance for hardware, software and networking issues
-Advanced knowledge of hardware RAID, software RAID, lvm, ext3/4, NFS, CIFS/SMB, AFP
-Advanced knowledge of hardware including RAID cards, clustered storage such as equallogic, sun fire, isilon or avamar
-Advanced knowledge of network troubleshooting techniques using nmap, tcpdump, wireshark, iperf, iptraf, nettop, traceroute, etc
-Advanced knowledge of virtualization concepts and implementations
-Knowledge of rpm repository mirroring and rpm build, for custom repos
-Knowledge of security concepts ranging from file permissions to best practices and backdoor prevention
-Knowledge of VPN technologies including site-to-site VPN tunnels
-Proven experience and working knowledge of MySQL, PHP, Javascript and jQuery frameworks.
-Pro-active approach to solving problems and improving workflows
-Excellent analytical skills
-Excellent prioritization skills to manage resources and deadlines
-Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure

Day to day expectations would include but not limited to:

-Tool/pipeline development
-Analyze and optimize operations and workflow
-Troubleshooting network and interoffice connectivity
-Maintaining and troubleshooting the following:

◦ storage and archives on Flame/Isilon systems
◦ license servers (FLEXLM)
◦ renderfarm server and clients
◦ CG workstations
◦ Remote Administration of offsite facilities

The position could start as freelance, but has a high potential to move to a permanent situation if it’s a good fit.
Salary will commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please email us your resume and a cover letter stating why you think you’re perfect for the position as well as your salary history. Resumes should be submitted as PDF attachments and not within the body of your email.

Please make sure PIPELINE/IT ADMIN is in the subject to receive proper attention and email everything to: lajobs@ntropic.com
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