Senior Systems Administrator/SRE

London - London

£65,000 - £80,000   Benefits

Senior System Administrator/SRE - Linux -VFX Technology driven company.

Are you someone who has a keen interest in being involved in a creative environment, are you ready to take up a high-profile role where you will make a real impact on a successful, technology-driven company? Then this could be just the role you have been dreaming of.

I am working in partnership with a VFX company in the heart of London. You will join an award-winning senior team who are passionate about finding creative solutions to make their clients stories come to life on screen

The Systems team is responsible for working alongside other teams with the latest in VFX software such as The Foundry's Nuke, Autodesk's Maya alongside many other applications and plugins. This includes developing a standardised/consistent CentOS deployment, render farm maintenance, network and data management across workstations, servers, and cloud instances for many Linux and Windows systems. (approx. 200 hosts)

Do you think you will enjoy working with a small team that has a passion for using future technology? Then become a part of a team that helps support each other that is looking to grow dynamically. If you want to work on new Technology, then this is certainly the place to be.


  • Design, Document, and Implement solutions that streamline operational work-flows including automated deployment, management and monitoring of services.
  • Ensure monitoring systems have high coverage over previously identified KPIs of managed services / platforms
  • Leverage change management platforms and integration of CI/CD pipelines to ensure operational continuity
  • Maintain clear documentation of standard operating procedures for first line support and escalation flows

Amazing if you have any of these:

  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of Microsoft's Active Directory.
  • Knowledge of local area networking (VLANs, VRFs, Routing)
  • Deep understanding of Linux operating systems (CentOS, RedHat preferred)
  • Knowledge of AWS/GCP concepts and workflows
  • Hands-on experience with debugging and passion for root cause analysis
  • Knowledge of monitoring tools, such as ELK, Grafana, and Graphite.
  • Virtualisation experience (VMware preferred).
  • Working knowledge of GPFS, PixStor, etc.

Please get in touch to hear much more about this fantastic and exciting opportunity which I will add can be fully remote!

Senior System Administrator/SRE - Linux - VFX Technology driven company.

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Updated: Tue Sep 28 2021 18:14:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)