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« on: February 05, 2020, 09:40:31 PM »

APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX1147


The Junior Systems Administrator assists in supporting all technical operations of our Vancouver studio. 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. Junior Systems Administrators are also expected to continually learn and grow with the team


Provide organization-wide help desk and server support
Assist in addressing business and technical needs
Work independently and in teams on administrative and technical projects
Provision and maintain employee equipment
Monitoring and maintenance of a variety of physical and logical systems
Collect and analyze data to report on the health of systems
Respond to and assist in resolving incidents and emergencies
Timely completion of tasks assigned primarily through a ticketing system
Learn open and proprietary hardware and software systems
Stay current with industry standards and emerging technologies

A bachelor’s degree or higher in a computer science, engineering, physics or mathematics;
2+ years experience in a systems administration role
Visual effects industry, gaming industry, software entertainment industry (preferred)
Team player with ability to work individuality.
Ability to deliver milestones/tasks under tight deadlines.

Fundamental understanding of, and experience using and supporting:
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
Ability to:
Work independently and in a team
Work flexible hours
Work effectively under pressure
Learn quickly and independently
Be highly organized
Quickly and methodically troubleshoot and solve problems
Effectively communicate technical ideas to “non-technical” people
Effectively manage time (especially one’s own) and resources

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

We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you’re applying for a different position.
We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you’re not lost in the system.
Resume – Include in your resume the names of the company’s you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
Cover Letter – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX1147

Mark Bénard | Managing Director
Lost Boys Learning | School of Visual Effects

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Lost Boys Learning is North America's only dedicated visual effects school with world-class training in photo-realistic 3D for VFX and compositing for film and television. Boasting a 94% placement rate Lost Boys Learning offers a specialized 1 year Visual Effects Diploma.  Our students work with the award winning VFX Supervisor and experienced mentor, Mark Bénard, in a project-based learning environment, covering VFX pre-production and shooting, 3D for VFX and compositing.
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