The Systems Administrator role involves taking responsibility for the successful management and maintenance of systems and services within One of Us. Reporting to the Head of Technology, they will work closely with the Systems and Development teams to ensure the successful transition of technology from design and implementation into operations through the application of knowledge transfer and capability management.
This includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimising key functional areas, particularly server and network infrastructure. You will troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software and process problems in a timely, efficient and effective fashion.
You will be part of a team who takes ownership for effective provisioning of systems and services to the business and has responsibility for the operational integrity of all deployed technology and in ensuring that processes and governance are in place to minimise the risk to ongoing production flow.
Provide technical support for VFX Artists using Linux workstations.
Maintain server room and other facility equipment along with the Technology Engineers.
Management and troubleshooting. Layer 2/3 network switches.
Support physical security systems/applications and ensure proper functioning.
Install, deploy, and troubleshoot VFX tools including Maya, Nuke, Baselight.
Linux servers and workstations, network equipment, and virtual machines.
Take ownership of and assist the Technology team with various evaluation, installation, development and decommissioning projects.
Manage preventative maintenance schedules.
Knowledge of other relevant security technologies and processes, e.g. encryption and authentication methods/methodologies.
Upgrade and configure infrastructure systems and software as needed.
Support and mentor junior members of the team.
Maintaining and monitoring critical server infrastructure, including both Linux (CentOS) and Windows Desktop/Server.
Installation and maintenance of storage servers (Dell EMC, Qumulo, Avid)
Management and development of centralised configuration and revisioning tools.
Documenting changes to the environment and processes.
Providing support where necessary in the following areas:
Remote User support
Linux & Windows Desktop.
Linux experience (RHEL/Centos & Ubuntu) in Desktop and Server environments
Knowledge of Windows Server, Windows 10 and MacOS
Operational knowledge of the Cloud platforms
VMWare/vSphere configuration and management
Active Directory, LDAP, for machine and user authentication
Configuring network protocols, such as - NFS, SMB, FTP, DNS
Ability to script with Bash, Python, or PowerShell
Familiarity with configuration management tools – Such as Puppet, Salt, Chef
Exposure to Docker, or other container management systems
Virtualization, Containerization, Cloud Compute, Kubernetes and knowledge thereof.
All roles, including hybrid/remote opportunities, at One of Us require candidates to reside in the UK or France, depending on the location of the role, or must be willing to relocate for the duration of the contract. All candidates must disclose if they have an existing Right to Work in the relevant country, or would require sponsorship support, i.e. Visa.
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One of Us as a force for good!
We care about our staff, clients, the community we work in and the world we live in. We want to have a positive impact for all of our stakeholders. This commitment means we have begun our journey to becoming a certified B Corp and not only make beautiful pictures, but to create a fairer more sustainable future. Stay tuned for updates on our journey!