Job Title: Systems Administrator
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.
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)
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!