• System Engineer

  • Job Title: Systems Engineer   
    Department: Tech                   
    Location: London


    We are a leading global VFX company with offices in London, Vancouver and Mumbai. In the Systems team we are in charge of designing, building and maintaining all the IT infrastructure across the company globally. Our head office is in London, where most of the infrastructure and team is located. 

    Key Purpose of the Job:

    We are looking for someone with a security background to join the team, and to work on a year long security project. The project aims to ensure that our network infrastructure has been designed and built with the appropriate level of security. This will involve developing the templates and tools for automating the configuration of security systems, access permissions and network infrastructure. 

    A role in Systems is a varied one and you would be expected to get involved in project work as well as support. Our systems team manage thousands of machines in the computer farm, multiple petabytes of production storage and backups, networks, firewalls and database servers and also handle things such as internal web applications, pipeline tools for managing the film production process, email systems, screening rooms and projectors. 


    This is not an exhaustive list of requirements, but we're looking for individuals with some of the following: 

    Understanding of networks and network security requirements in a secure environment. 
    Knowledge of firewalls, Proxy servers, IDS systems and network security hardware and software.  
    Knowledge of other relevant security technologies and processes, e.g. encryption and authentication methods/ methodologies.  
    Experience handling projects throughout their lifecycle, including requirements capture, analysis, planning, design, implementation and testing.  
    Track record of designing and deploying network security solutions. 


    Experience with any of the following technologies: 
    Dell PowerEdge servers and blades.  
    XFS, NFS, CIFS, Netapp. 
    Arista, Palo Alto, HP and Dell networking. 
    Python, perl or bash. 
    Git, subversion.
    Sensu, graphite, saltstack, jenkins, elasticsearch, logstash. 
    VMWare ESX and vCenter.

    We use JIRA, Stash and Confluence for managing and documenting our work. 

    If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. 


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