Systems Administrator

Technology (I.T., and Systems) Chennai, India


Position at DNEG

Job Description  

Job Title:  Systems Administrator

Department: Tech

Location:  Chennai  

Key Responsibilities:  

DNEG is looking for experienced innovative Systems people to help maintain and advance our digital infrastructure. Working in a small team maintaining the entire IT infrastructure, you will need to be able to work well under pressure, juggle multiple tasks and be an excellent communicator, dealing with both technical and non-technical people.  

Skill Requirements:  

  • 5+ years of Linux (ideally Fedora/Redhat) systems administration experience - both desktop and server.  
  • Fluent in at least one scripting language (perl, bash, python).  
  • Experience managing storage - XFS, NFS, CIFS, SAN.  
  • General networking knowledge (VLAN, LACP, VPN, routing).  
  • In-depth knowledge of common network services (DHCP, DNS, postfix, etc).  

Experience in any of the following would be an advantage:  
  • OS X or Windows enterprise deployments.  
  • High performance computing (HPC) environments.  
  • Understanding and experience using RDBMS software such as MySQL and Postgres.  
  • Large scale storage and systems management.  
  • Experience of media sector is desirable but not essential.  
  • Excellent communication skills  both written and verbal.  

Needs to Be:  

  • Pro-active.  
  • Technically adept.  
  • Team oriented.  
  • Adaptable.  
  • Able to take direction.  

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.