System Administrator (Mid)

MPC Film - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Systems, the Mid Systems Administrator is responsible for executing and delivering a variety of tasks assigned to him.

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

Technical Knowledge/Skills: *

  • 2-3 years of experience working in an IT position
  • Experience working with IT infrastructure in a media or high performance computing environment is a definitive asset
  • Excellent background in both Linux (RHEL/CentOS preferred), Mac and Windows 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
  • Experience in shell scripting
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange and VMware
  • Degree in a technical discipline is an asset
  • VFX experience is an asset

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Capability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Ability to take directions
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Linux support: 2 years (Preferred)
  • total system administration: 2 years (Required)


  • Montréal, QC (Required)


  • English (Required)