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Senior Systems Administrator

Company: Skydance Interactive
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Santa Monica, Los Angeles Corporate The Senior Systems Administrator at Skydance Media is a key member of the Information Technology team and will be responsible for designing, deploying, operating, and maintaining the studio's systems architecture, which includes identity management, directory services, cloud systems, storage infrastructure, server compute, data centers, operating systems, application infrastructure, thin clients, automation, and networking. The IT team provides a wide range of services including Client Services, Systems Engineering, Media/AV Engineering, Networking, and Information Security. Responsibilities Oversight and management of critical Identity Management Systems, specifically Okta, Active Directory, and dependent systems. Develop technical vision for projects, translate targeted solutions into end-to end architectural designs, set proper priority and lead implementations Design, implement and maintain the studio's virtualized environment and hybrid cloud environment Design, implement and maintain other studio services including domain, DNS, alerting, monitoring, file transfer systems, code repos, media/digital asset management, syslog centralization, and many others Implement and maintain operating systems and standards for both servers, client machines, and/or mobile devices Design, implement and maintain file transfer services including Aspera in the cloud Identify areas of improvement and present those opportunities to technology leadership including options, cost-benefit breakdown, and integration plans Must proactively seek out trends, technologies, and information to keep overall studio current and aware of possible solutions to studio challenges Author and deliver project presentations/updates to technical/non-technical audiences that include milestones and scheduling Foster positive relationships with peers, supervision, stakeholders, 3rd Parties, and mentor less experienced team members Requirements 10+ years of experience as a Systems Engineer, or relevant experience Extensive experience installing and configuring Linux (CentOS/RHEL) Experience with Microsoft Active Directory (DFS, DNS, DHCP, GPO's, SCCM, SCOM) Experience with identity management infrastructure/architecture with multi-factor authentication (Okta, Duo, etc..) with understanding of standard authentication protocols such as LDAP, Active Directory, SAML, and OAuth. Experience with O365 engineering and integration Experience with administration of file sharing, file transfer infrastructure (e.g. Aspera, Box, OneDrive, Signiant, FTP, etc..) In-depth knowledge of VMWare Virtualization w/ VSphere 6.x Administration & VM Backup Technology Strong system monitoring expertise with Sensu, Prometheus, Xabbix, or similar. In-depth knowledge of Networking Infrastructure, WAN Design, and Administration Experience or familiarity with cloud architectures and platforms such as Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, GCI, OCI, and Microsoft Azure in a multi-region deployment Scripting knowledge (e.g. PowerShell, bash scripts, Python, Ruby, Go) Experience with automation/configuration management software (Ansible, Salt, Chef, etc..) is a plus Experience with VDI, Teradici, or another Thin Client technology is a plus Experience with Media Asset Management Infrastructure is a plus Experience in the Visual Effects, Animation, or Media & Entertainment industries a plus Willingness to be, "on-call" and work outside of regular work hours, when needed Demonstrated ability to manage projects and to deliver them on time and with quality Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work closely and efficiently with studio teams Company Description Skydance is the diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high-quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories with immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive and animation divisions. Skydance's slate of feature films includes the critically acclaimed The Old Guard and 6 Underground as well as the highly anticipated Top Gun: Maverick, Without Remorse, Snake Eyes, The Tomorrow War and the seventh and eighth installments of the Mission: Impossible global franchise. Skydance Television was launched in 2013, and its diverse slate includes Grace and Frankie, Altered Carbon, Condor, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Foundation and Jack Reacher across a range of platforms including Netflix, Amazon Prime and Apple TV+. Skydance Interactive launched in 2016 to create and publish original and IP-based virtual reality video games; its library includes The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners and Archangel: Hellfire. Skydance Animation was formed in 2017 to develop and produce high-end feature films and television series and recently expanded with offices in Los Angeles and Madrid establishing full production capability across two continents. The first two slated movies are Luck and Spellbound (working title).

Keywords: Skydance Interactive, Boulder , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Boulder, Colorado

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