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Senior Systems Engineer - Media exp
Ref No.: 17-07365
Location: Glendale, California
Deep knowledge of:
• Film-making specific production and post production environments
• VFX process and workflows in film
• Operating systems and systems management (e.g. Windows Server, Microsoft Operations Management Suite, MS SCOM, SCCM, Linux, OSX)
• Windows server clustering, and high availability
• Scripting and development languages, including Powershell, Python, PERL
• Authentication toolsets such as Active Directory, Group Policy Object
• Exchange, Exchange Online, Office365 management and administration
• Local and Networked File Systems (e.g. SMB, SMBv3, NFS, CIFS)
• Client operation systems and configuration management tools
• Server and client backup technologies, and image management
• Virtual hosting technologies (e.g. Hyper-V, VMWare, KVM)
• Data center, network, and application architectures
• File Transport Solutions (e.g. Signiant, Aspera)
• High performance data storage solutions whether SAN, NAS, or Clustered (e.g. Isilon)
• Large-scale backup solutions and tape technologies (e.g. Quantum, NetBackup)
• Data center, network, and application architectures
• Systems Security (e.g. key management, encryption, vulnerability management)

Desired practical experience:
• Frame-based playback systems such as TweakRV, etc
• Dailies workflows between set, VFX and Studio departments
• Strong project management and resource planning experience
• IP networking including performance based troubleshooting
• Production Asset Management Systems
• 6+ years in engineering or computer systems

Required Education
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Electrical

To fulfill these responsibilities, Systems Engineers typically should have the following personal characteristics:

• A generalist who can perform many different tasks.
• Able to comfortably multitask (i.e., perform multiple architecting tasks concurrently).
• Able to make important decisions given incomplete and conflicting knowledge.
• Highly self-directed, being able to both manage and (re)prioritize the multiple concurrent and competing challenges, issues, ambiguities, and contradictions that necessarily occur during the production of the database architecture and design.
• Strong analytical problem solving skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and thus able to explain and document the systems to their diverse audiences.
• A team-building leader with good interpersonal and relationship building skills.