Ensure IT systems operate reliably to meet needs of production,
Administration and support of Linux (CentOS 6 and 7), Windows (Windows 7 & 10) and Macintosh computers in a desktop environment, involving both hardware and software troubleshooting,
Assist with maintaining monitoring health of 160 node renderfarm. Monitor existing servers that support our pipeline.
Document IT processes
Some heavy lifting of systems, and assisting with moving servers and other IT equipment required.
Monitor colour calibrations
Collaborate with other members of the global IT team supporting the production of feature films
Offer input into existing technologies and always work towards making a more robust technical infrastructure. Keep up to date with applicable technology for the VFX industry,
After hours and weekend availability when required by production.
2 or more years of experience as a systems administrator in a heterogeneous environment - 70/20/10 split between Linux, Windows and Macintosh support.
Working knowledge of the VFX industry preferred,
Experience supporting (some, if not all of) Nuke, Maya, Houdini, ZBrush, Mari and other related applications in a production environment.
Familiarity enterprise storage servers and storage principals. We use Isilon.
Experience with Brocade VDX and ICX switching hardware a plus; base understanding of networking principals, protocols and terminology.
Understanding of the following networking protocols and services: Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, NFS, CIFS/Samba, PXE.
Understanding of the Python programming language,.
A strong desire to learn new skills and technology.
Ability to work within our team and also as a person who can work independently.
Fluent in French and English
Independent problem-solving, self-directed personality.