System Administrator [Jr-Mid]

Scanline VFX - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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ROLE
The Junior System Administrator assists in supporting all technical operations of our studio locations. Day-to-day tasks include basic help desk support via a ticketing system supporting 350+ users, quickly and effectively responding to alerts and emergencies as well as the general preparation and maintenance of critical and periphery infrastructure.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides organization-wide help desk and server support
  • Assists in addressing business and technical needs
  • Works independently and in teams on administrative and technical projects
  • Provisions and maintains employee equipment
  • Monitors and maintains of a variety of physical and logical systems
  • Collects and analyzes data to report on the health of systems
  • Responds to and assists in resolving incidents and emergencies
  • Timely completion of tasks assigned primarily through a ticketing system
  • Learn open and proprietary hardware and software systems
  • Stays current with industry standards and emerging technologies

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a computer science, engineering, physics or mathematics
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in a systems administration role
  • VFX/Gaming industry experience is a plus
  • Team player with ability to work individuality
  • Ability to deliver milestones/tasks under tight deadlines
  • Able to work independently and in a team
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Works effectively under pressure
  • Learns quickly and independently
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Quickly and methodically troubleshoots and solves problems
  • Effectively manages time and resources
  • Effectively communicate technical ideas to non-technical people
  • Able to lift and move items up to 25 lbs

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Windows, Mac OS X and Linux desktop and server systems
  • Local and networked storage systems
  • Networking theory and practice (e.g. TCP/IP, VLANs, link aggregation, routing)
  • Common network services/protocols (e.g. DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SMB, NFS)
  • Computing and Internet standards (e.g. RFC, ISO, IEEE)
  • Common office applications (e.g. Microsoft Office/Excel, E-mail Clients)
  • Modern computer hardware
  • Office equipment (e.g. printers, scanners)
  • Server rooms/data centers

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with and basic understanding of:
  • Storage clusters (e.g. NetApp, Isilon, Avere)
  • Intel, Cisco, Extreme and Juniper 1GbE and 10GbE networking equipment
  • Render farms or high performance, distributed computing and storage clusters
  • VoIP systems
  • PCoIP systems
  • DevOps systems and practices

BENEFITS
We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

APPLICATION
Please only apply once. We keep your application details on file for both current and future job opportunities. If you are applying to more than one position, use the same email address on all applications. Only re-apply if your details have recently changed.

Please apply directly on our career page. We will not consider applications submitted via Indeed.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $52,971.00-$81,798.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance

Experience:

  • system administration: 1 year (Preferred)