08 Apr
Sr Systems Engineer
California, Burbank , 91501 Burbank USA

Work Schedule: Will required to be onsite 2 - 3 days a week during COVID-19W2 only position Responsibilities

  • Design, and deploy film-maker systems, including 2K/4K playback systems, color timing systems, upscaling systems, etc
  • Monitor, measure, and tune production systems for optimal performance and reliability
  • Investigate, analyze, resolve and document hardware and software problems on a wide range of systems in several production and post-production environments
  • Design and deploy systems in production timelines with high availability, and clear observability
  • Author tools, and leverage open source, to automate tasks with an emphasis on reliability and repeatability
  • Serve as an escalation point to troubleshoot and resolve performance and reliability issues in production environments
  • Lead and collaborate with engineers to ensure systems are designed to be scalable, and easily operated
  • Ensure security best practice is at the forefront is embedded in our DNA and in all solutions provided
  • Effective at dealing with change: Able to transition in role or handle a significant modification or technology with minimal ramp-up time and with very little guidance.
Deep knowledge of:
  • Operating systems and systems management (e.g. Linux, OSX, and Windows)
  • Scripting and development languages, including Python, Ruby, PERL, PHP
  • Playback systems used in visual effects, production and post-production environments (e.g. Colorfront, Resolve, TweakRV, Clipster)
  • High performance storage solutions used in production (Quantum, Avid, DDN)
  • High performance file systems used in production (StorNext, OneFS, GPFS)
  • Data center, network, and show application architectures
  • Media File Transport Solutions (e.g. Signiant, Aspera)
  • Hosting virtualization technologies (e.g. VMWare, KVM)
  • Production Security Systems (e.g. key management, encryption, vulnerability management)
Desired practical experience:
  • Management of high-performance media server environment, requiring high levels of automation
  • Experience working in Film or TV production environments
  • Strong project management and resource planning experience
  • IP networking including performance-based troubleshooting
  • File System or hierarchical file system concepts
  • Content Management System
  • Smart, self-driven with a keen focus on and track record of exceptional delivery of innovative solutions
  • Familiar with public cloud environments (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Compute)
  • Exposure to system management languages (e.g. Chef, Terraform, Ansible)
  • Operating systems and systems management (e.g. CentOS, Ubuntu, Windows)
  • Authentication tool-sets such as Active Directory, LDAP, Ping Identity
  • Data center, network, and application architectures
Required Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years in engineering or computer systems supporting Film/TV production

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