Sr Systems Engineer

Burbank, CA 91521

Posted: 11/09/2020 Employment Type: Contract Skill Set: Engineering Job Number: 1293

Job Description

We are looking for a Sr Systems Engineer to support a project for our client that is a large Entertainment Studio in Burbank, CA. 


• Experience working in media production environments

• Experience with Automation and scripting (Ansible, Bash, PowerShell, Batch and Python) • Strong knowledge of Systems Monitoring, Reporting, and Logging systems (e.g. Zabbix, Grafana)

• Operating systems and systems management (e.g. Linux, Windows Server, OSX)

• Strong experience with Microsoft Active Directory

• Local and Networked File Systems (e.g. SMB, NFS, CIFS)

• Experience with Quantum and Isilon storage systems

• Server and client backup technologies

• Virtualization (e.g. VMware, Hyper-V)

• Strong experience with Azure and AWS

• Experience with Office 365

• High speed data transport applications (Aspera, Signiant)

• Data center, network, and application architectures

• Systems Security (e.g. key management, encryption, vulnerability management)

• Network Troubleshooting and configuration for Firewalls (Cisco, Meraki and Palo Alto), switches (Arista, Cisco, Juniper and Meraki) and Access Points (Aruba, Cisco and Meraki)

• Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Willingness to travel up to 20% domestically and internationally (valid US Passport required)

Additional Info:

1. Ongoing show support. Specific MPP shows.
2. Experience in a Media Production Environment.
3. Ansible and Puppet are key, everything else can be learned. Puppet Automation is more key.
4. Experience with Monitory tools (think like Data Dog)
5. Active Directory- critical.
6. Storage system. Isilon is more important than Quantum (nice to have)
7. Azure or AWS or both. This can be learned. Some experience will be good.
8. Aspera and Signiant- will get exposed to it. Experience with one or the other is fine but the qualified candidate will have experience with at least one.
9. Network experience- The qualified candidate will need to interface and know the standards.
10. Must be able to travel Domestically and Internationally.


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