Linux Systems Administrator

Technology (IT, IS, Media Systems) Singapore, Singapore


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

The Linux Systems Administrator performs system support duties to meet user requirements and resolve problems.


  • Performs system support duties to meet user requirements and resolve problems. 
  • Assists users with inquiries pertaining to software and hardware performance. 
  • Assists in the design, deployment and maintenance of all Linux-based systems for Lucasfilm Singapore 
  • Acts as a liaison for Lucasfilm with outside systems vendors to obtain service and support for Linux systems. 
  • Recommend the best technology possible to solve a problem or project, regardless of brand, vendor, or platform. Remains open to non-traditional solutions. 
  • Works cooperatively with other departments/groups to solve issues and improve overall workflow of production. 
  • Documents all processes, procedures and operations for both internal needs and end users when required 
  • Liaison with managers and systems administrators to meet the highest demands of the system uptime 
  • Participate in periodic off-hours downtime performing upgrades, installations, etc. 

Education / Experience

  • At least a Bachelor in Science or Computer Science

Required Skills / Competencies

  • 5 years hands-on experience with Linux (CentOS preferred), system administration, operating system support, and shell scripting 
  • Programming skills in administrative languages, shell scripting, and PERL/Python/Bash is required 
  • Strong scripting and automation skills
  • Knowledge of DNS/NIS required 
  • Knowledge and exposure to multi-terabyte SAN infrastructure a plus 
  • Experience with Apache web farm support 
  • Experience with large scale multiprocessing hardware and software systems. 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Professional and friendly service oriented demeanor with co-workers 
  • Self-motivated energetic team player who can work alongside others to maximize team performance. 
  • Solid decision-making, problem solving, and organizational skills. 
  • Proactive and willing to complete unassigned tasks and take on tasks beyond job scope.

Preferred Skills / Competencies

  • Experience in a CG production studio environment is a plus 
  • Solaris and/or Oracle experience a plus