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2nd Aug

Senior Systems Administrator

— UK’s leading animation studios

London, UK
Up to £65,000
  • BAFTA awarding animation studio. 
  • B Corp business. 
  • Fully flexible working business. 
Do you want to work for one of the UK's leading Animation Studios? Then look no further, they are looking to welcome a Senior Systems Administrator to their team to support them in delivering their projects and solutions. 

As a Senior Systems Administrator, you will be working primarily with the Head of IT and one other Systems Administrator. You’ll also work with the 2D & 3D pipeline teams and the IT Support team.

What you'll be doing:

Your primary focus will be to complete a diverse range of projects. These projects will improve platforms, security and user experience. This role will involve troubleshooting, documentation, and sharing and transferring knowledge. 

Day-to-day you will be working on the following - 
  • Project planning in conjunction with the Head of IT.
  • Schedule changes appropriately and provide daily updates on the progress
  • Lead security audits and plan remediation of issues found.
  • Provide advice and planning to bring systems in line with best practice.
  • Support the team with advanced troubleshooting when required.
  • Share knowledge of changes, steps taken etc.
  • Endeavour to constantly be aware of, and minimise, energy use and carbon footprint, to help the studio reach our goal of carbon neutrality by 2030.
  • Always be inclusive and supportive of your colleagues to match the studio’s values of inclusion and opportunity.
  • Research into ways to move the studio’s user experience & technology forward
What experience you'll need to apply:
  • Worked within animation, VFX or games industry previously.
  • Understanding of Active directory & Group policy.
  • In depth knowledge of Linux (CentOS and Ubuntu primarily)
  • Troubleshooting and configuration of Samba.
  • DB Administration and configuration (MySQL/MariaDB/MongoDB) including user management, queries and updates.
  • Experience with VMware (ESXi, vcenter)
  • Proficient in scripting (Python, Bash, Powershell).
  • Confident monitoring systems configuration.
  • Ability to instil trust and respect within the team, and provide strong team mentorship to increase productivity.
What you'll get in return for your experience:

My client is offering a competitive salary (up to £65,000) for this role combined with a benefits package that includes 25 days of holiday ( bank holidays), full flexible working, an employee assistance programme and much more.

What's next:

Like the sound of this one? Apply with your CV or get in touch with Gareth to find out more.
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Who's managing this role?

Gareth Hollywell

Gareth Hollywell

— Senior Recruiter Technology (London)

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