Linux System Administrator/ SRE

London - London

£50,000 - £80,000   

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

If working for an award-winning visual effects company that gets to work on high-end episodic television and feature films sounds exciting to you, then you have landed on the right page.

Our very cool client is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator with a deep understanding of Linux operating systems (CentOS, RedHat preferred), to work alongside their team of exceptionally skilled individuals in an effort to grow even bigger than they currently are.

The Systems team gets to work 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)

Our client is young, fresh, dynamic and did we mention, award-winning?

A few of their awards include: Nine BAFTA Television Craft Awards, an Academy Award, Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards, Royal Television Society Awards, we're sure you get the picture, they are phenomenal at what they do.


  • 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.

As much as you'd want to spend all of your time with the team, you are only required to spend two days a week at the office which is in Central London.

Take your career to the next level and apply today so that together, we can make magic.

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

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Updated: Tue Jan 18 2022 19:41:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)