Network Administrator / Administrateur réseau

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Mill Film builds inclusion and diversity into the foundation of the studio. We believe that inclusion and diversity are the solution to delivering excellence in creative VFX for our clients. We foster a culture of respectful candor, where artists, production and technologists come together to build a talent community devoted to realizing industry leading VFX solutions for feature and episodic content for major Studios.

Our teams in Montreal, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in the success of these projects.

Job Description

Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Infrastructure Operations, the Network Administrator is responsible for supporting, developing and operating top of the line, high-end infrastructure containing hundreds of servers, PB of fast storage and high throughput switching.  If you like a challenge and want to learn and experience hands on work on many technologies, this is the place.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the health and operations of local network, storage and systems
  • Administer and manage high performance storage platforms and systems
  • Administer Windows and Linux based servers
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues through thorough technical understanding of large scale networking and routing
  • Communicate with multiple global technology support teams on a daily basis
  • Proactively use monitoring tools to forecast technology areas requiring attention on a daily basis
  • Identify and remediate storage and network bottlenecks, infrastructure-wide
  • Ensure the timely and successful completion of all data backups
  • Manage the data center power and cooling systems
  • Communicate with operations staff surrounding technology issues

Qualifications

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with networking, switch management and services (DNS, DHCP, NIS, NFS, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of IP networks, subnets and routing
  • Knowledge in both Linux (RHEL/CentOS preferred), Mac and Windows server administration
  • Scripting (Python, Bash)
  • Experience with automation and orchestration tools (Salt, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with VMware

Experience:

  • 5 years or more of experience working in an IT network position
  • Experience working with IT infrastructure in a media or high performance computing environment is a definitive asset
  • Degree in a technical discipline is an asset

Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Capability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Ability to take directions
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
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