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« on: February 05, 2020, 09:40:54 PM »

APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX1003


The Senior Systems Administrator reports to the Head of IT for our Vancouver and Los Angeles studio locations. This role involves maintaining existing and implementing new systems to support to the onsite and remote studio and machine co-locations. Responsibilities include third-level support escalation, as well as mentoring and leading the Tier 1+2 team members. As Senior Systems Administrator, expect to work with all studio levels/departments in a fast paced environment. The Senior Systems Administrator’s key function is to support diverse multi-platform network and infrastructure comprised of; high performance network storage, a large rendering/compute farm with hundreds of users at multiple locations.


Maintain current systems and implement new systems
Mentoring and training team members
Perform research and development for technical strategy and future systems; define and advocate software solutions and options using SWOT metrics
Provide Tier 3 level escalation support for difficult to solve incidents
Collaborate with IT and pipeline team to resolve cross-department technical problems and diagnose root causes of incidents
Guide and project manage the implementation of infrastructure-as-code, continuous integration and dev-ops methodologies in IT team

5+ years Linux experience (required)
5+ years Windows experience (required)
3+ years’ experience with scripting languages (e.g. Python, bash, Powershell) (required)
Experience using configuration management tools such as Puppet, Salt or Ansible (required)
Experience in using development tools such as git, JIRA, Confluence (required)
Experience managing large multi-platform environments – ideally mixed Windows/Linux/Mac OS environments (preferred)
Proficiency with network design and protocols such as DNS, DHCP, VLANs, routing protocols, firewalls (preferred)
Experience managing high performance network attached storage environments (preferred)

Excellent organizational and time management skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to lead and give direction to others as well as taking direction from management
Resourceful and proactive in gathering information, making a decision and taking action
Able to manage own workload and balance conflicting priorities
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment including remote members of the team

Extended Medical
Disability Insurance
Dental Insurance


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.
Reel Breakdown – demonstrates what you did on each shot and the tools used – Go ahead! Show off your talent/skills here.
APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX1003

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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