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SPINVFX, Toronto - seeks Senior Systems Administrator

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Senior Systems Administrator, SPIN VFX

SPINVFX, Toronto is looking to fill a Linux / Unix Systems Administrator position to work in our dynamic digital visual effects studio. Our primary application platform is Fedora Linux, with a substantial proportion of Mac OS X and
Windows 7 machines. The selected candidate will join the team of talented Systems Administrators supporting our VFX production team. See us at http://www.spinvfx.com/

-Linux / Unix Systems Administrator (Hardware / Software)
-Technical support and general trouble shooting for commercial and custom applications
on all platforms
-General system administration for account set up with Idap server and mail server
-Storage administration (cleanup, rsyncs etc)
-Tape backup administration
-Infrastructure maintenance of all Linux servers
-Firewall and switch configuration when needed
-General I.T. support and maintenance duties


-5+ years experience as a system administrator. Should have understanding of the
Linux/windows/mac co-environment in a studio setting
-Tape backup administration and maintenance (Netbackup a plus)
-Expert knowledge with Linux installation and application deployment
-Mac OS and Windows application deployment and integration is a plus
-Storage administration (Bluearc, Isilon)
-Knowledge of ripping video and general data wrangling
-Some experience in monitor resolution, monitor calibration, projector and amplifier.
-Experience working in an Animation / VFX production studio an asset
-Knowledge of Tractor monitoring or render wrangling is an asset
-Experience with Shotgun software an asset
-Working at non-regular hours and overtime
-Above all, the ideal applicant should be a team player with a positive attitude


Interested candidates should:
Submit a cover letter and CV with references to: careers@spinvfx.com
Include position applying for in subject of email
Clearly include your name, address, telephone and email address
Indicate country of citizenship and / or status on valid work permits.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Preference is given to qualified Canadians citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.
No phone calls or drop-ins please

Edited by spinvfx_toronto

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