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Systems Administrator


FuseFX has an opening in NY! We have an opportunity for a talented Systems Administrator who has a passion for the Visual FX industry and episodic TV.

The Systems Administrator's day-to-day responsibilities include monitoring the ticket queue, supporting and maintaining our workstations, network infrastructure and servers and administering AD accounts for new hires. The Systems Administrator will also be instrumental in the future expansion plans of the studio.

FuseFX is an award-winning visual effects studio that works with all the major studios to unleash storylines and creative visions. Known for delivering boutique-style project management, we back that with the technology, efficiency, and work experience of a larger studio with locations in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, and Atlanta.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Act as a main point of contact to offer technical support to all employees in the NY office and assist with tickets in our LA and BC offices.
• Troubleshoot technical issues and determine priorities
• Support and maintain our workstations, network infrastructure and servers
• Ensure network security policies are maintained.
• Set up accounts and systems for new hires.
• General upkeep of the server room and patch panel management.

Qualifications Include:
• 2 to 5 years’ in a systems administration / helpdesk / desktop support experience
• Comfortable with Windows, Mac OSX and some Linux
• Active Directory / Office 365 Administration
• Experience with VMWare / VSphere
• Experience with enterprise level storage systems such as Isilon / Qumulo / Stornex / Nautilus.

• Experience with PaloAlto Firewall

• Strong problem solving skills

• Act as a team player and enjoys working with and helping others
• High level of autonomy and initiative
• Good prioritization skills
• Passionate about working in the Visual FX industry.

• Experience in Visual FX.
• Good knowledge of network protocols and switching
• Comfortable with firewalls and network security and switch configurations.
• Experience with modern configuration management systems (Salt)
• Familiar with systems/network monitoring and metrics collection (collectd, zabbix, graphana)
• Working knowledge of scripting languages such as BASH, SED, AWK or Python
• Comfortable with cloud services such as Amazon Web Services & cloud rendering.
• Knowledge of FileMaker a plus.

Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law. The Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

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