• Systems Administrator

  • Job Title: Systems Administrator                     
    Department: Technology                   
    Location: London
    Reports To:
    Head of Technology

    Double Negative is an Academy and BAFTA-award winning provider of visual effects for film, with studios in London, Mumbai and Vancouver. Our London based Technology team are
    in charge of building and maintaining the entire IT infrastructure across our global network.

    We are looking for a bright, passionate, motivated generalist System Administrator for our Technology team. The role entails both day-to-day support and project work to sustain and improve our large, primarily Linux based infrastructure.

    Key Responsibilities:
    Working with other System Administrators to provide 2nd and 3rd line technical support to our global infrastructure
    Provide support for our Netapps and Dell file servers running XFS, NFS, CIFS as well as our SGI DMF back up systems
    Manage and maintain our large MySQL and Postgres databases
    Maintain saltstack and jenkins
    Run reports and diagnose issues using our monitoring systems, sensu, graphite, ganglia
    Responsible for managing and documenting work on JIRA, Stash and Confluence 

    Skills and Abilities:
    Extensive experience working with Linux systems
    Excellent knowledge of Python, Perl and Bash
    Extensive experienced user of GIT and Subversion
    Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent subject
    Experience working with ticketing systems (JIRA is an advantage)

    Personal Attributes:
    Extensive experience working as a System Administrator
    Smart, driven and adaptable
    Logical and practical in approach to solving complex problems
    Team oriented and organised
    A strong communicator – both verbal and written
    Able to articulate complex technical information to non-technical people

    If this sounds like an exciting role to you then we would love to hear from you!  



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