Systems Administrator - VFX Agency - London

England, London
£35000 - £45000 per annum
23 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
Anthony Gregson
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Digital / Web, Other
Job Functions
A leading CGI/VFX agency requires an experienced Systems Administrator to join the team in East London. Your main responsibility is to control and maintain the company's IT and security infrastructure and to develop the IT and security infrastructure in accordance with business goals and budgets.

Reporting to the Director, you must communicate with the Studio Manager and Heads of Department whilst providing service and maintenance on the following;

Maintain production hardware, incl. file servers, license servers, render farm, workstations
Maintain backup and archiving hardware, incl. backup servers, archiving servers
Maintain backup and archiving software and strategy, incl. on-site, off-site, cloud
Maintain connectivity between global sites and cloud services
Maintain production software licensing
Maintain in-house services
Maintain AWS cloud services
Maintain user databases and permissions on local servers and cloud services
Maintain and enhance security infrastructure
Maintain and enhance systems documentation
Support production staff
Design, budget and implement general systems enhancements, long-term hardware and software strategy
For this opportunity, you must have at least 3+ years' experience as a Systems Administrator on Linux/Unix, macOS, and Windows, be comfortable working in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment and self-motivated and resourceful with strong technical problem-solving skills. Experience with sense or similar firewall systems and a strong background in network administration (such as DHCP, DNS, NAT, OpenVPN) is a must.

The following is desirable;

Understanding of Information Security concepts
Background in the VFX industry, or similar creative industry
Experience maintaining Amazon Web Services
Experience with Microsoft Active Directory
Knowledge of Python and Bash scripting
If this sounds the like the perfect opportunity for you, please submit your CV stating your salary expectations and availability.

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