Added by on 2015-11-23

Sr. System Administrator – Los Angeles

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Responsibilities:

Primary technical responsibility for a variety of servers, network devices, workstations, and end-user laptops
Troubleshoot network, server, and desktop issues with the hardware development, software development, and video production departments to resolve issues
Configure, maintain, and deploy Artist DCC tools and infrastructure in-collaboration with Production Engineering Pipeline Staff. This includes environment management, software deployment, as well as render farm management tools
Help manage in-house and in-cloud storage, ensuring high availability, performance, redundancy, and capacity
Design and manage critical customer-facing systems in coordination with software development teams
Implement and provide continuous improvements to monitoring systems
Proactively identify performance bottlenecks and propose remedies
Develop and maintain shell or Python scripts to automate processes and improve monitoring
Work closely with other teams to plan and implement internal and customer-facing systems
Shares on-call responsibility

Basic Qualifications:

Ability to demonstrate expert level knowledge in Linux system internals, filesystem structure, and overall architecture
Experience troubleshooting performance bottlenecks on Linux using visual and command line tools
Solid scripting experience using shell, Python, Ruby, or similar
Familiarity with Artist DCC tools (Nuke, Maya, Deadline, Silhouette)
Familiarity with Autodesk Shotgun Production software
Five year Post Production Studio Experience; preferably in Visual Effects, Animation or digital media
In-depth knowledge of NFS, SMB, automounting, and tuning for performance
Storage technologies and solutions, replication, backups, and cloud
Experience with networking and IP services (TCP/IP, subnetting, DHCP, DNS, VLANs, routing, VPN, etc.)
Some experience designing, configuring and supporting networks using Cisco equipment
Ability to work off hours for planned maintenance and emergencies as needed

Preferred experience:

Amazon Web Services experience
Working knowledge of a monitoring solution such as Nagios, Zabbix, or similar
Experience managing OSX workstations and laptops, with Casper or similar a plus
Experience designing, implementing and supporting a distributed/clustered file system
Experience working with data volumes into the hundreds of terabytes
Experience with LDAP, with Apple Open Directory specifically a plus

To apply for this position send CV to recruiting@stanleyvisioninc.com
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