Senior System Administrator

MPC Film - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Company Description

With offices all over the globe, MPC is one of the world's leading visual effects studios, creating high-end VFX for the advertising and feature film industries. Our teams in Montreal, Vancouver, London and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality.

Job Description

Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Systems, the Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting, developing and operating top of the line, high-end infrastructure containing hundreds of servers, PB of fast storage and high throughput switching.

We are looking for someone with a SRE/DevOps mindset, multi-tasker, out of the box thinker, to complete our team of dynamic systems administrators. If you like a challenge and want to learn and experience hands on work on many technologies, this is the place.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the health and operations of local network, storage and systems
  • Administer and manage high performance storage platforms and systems
  • Administer Windows and Linux based servers
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues through thorough technical understanding of large scale networking and routing
  • Communicate with multiple global technology support teams on a daily basis
  • Proactively use monitoring tools to forecast technology areas requiring attention on a daily basis
  • Identify and remediate storage and network bottlenecks, infrastructure-wide
  • Ensure the timely and successful completion of all data backups
  • Manage the data center power and cooling systems
  • Communicate with operations staff surrounding technology issues

Qualifications

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Over 5 years of experience in Linux (RHEL/CentOS preferred) server administration
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with networking, switch management and services (DNS, DHCP, NIS, NFS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of IP networks, subnets and routing
  • Scripting (Python, Bash)
  • Experience with automation and orchestration tools (Salt, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with VMware
  • Degree in a technical discipline is an asset

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Systems Administrator: 5 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Vancouver, BC (Preferred)