(800) 774-8036

Data Center Systems Engineer

Glendale, CA
Date Added: November 22, 2021
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Data Center Systems Engineer with a major corporation in Glendale, CA.

Candidates are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Reasonable accommodations will be considered.

Data Center Systems Engineer – Classic Systems Engineer (Glendale):
Experience in supporting VFX/Creative applications from an infrastructure side. Renderfarm/software configuration, troubleshooting and installing software including: Maya, Nuke, After Effects, Houdini, Cinema The Client, Plugins.

As a Technology Infrastructure Support Sr. you will have a collaborative role in building, monitoring and maintaining of all technical aspects for our global team. You will create efficiencies and make great products and services. You will partner closely with all of Enterprise Technology, and other Technology teams as well as leadership. The Technology Infrastructure Support Sr. is a hands-on job with a strong technical components. You must have the ability to interact positively with our project leaders.
  • Partner closely with Enterprise Technology teams on in-house projects and adoption and resource collaboration where appropriate
  • Be part of the team responsible for production hardware offering and support, ability to interface with users directly as well as management
  • Provide cutting-edge technology to our global teams while meeting project objectives with minimal oversight
  • Ensure healthy and smart growth for proper scalability. Ability to improve efficiency/template/standardize
  • Understand global regional, technical needs
  • Centralize and streamline workflows and technical operations through code
Additional responsibilities include technical design, planning, and implementation of new systems. Recommending the redesign and configuration of existing systems and system applications, and identifying methods and solutions to project leadership and management in order to provide a high level of service to the customers of the department.

Industry Experience
  • 5-10+ years within entertainment technology or visual effects including experience with storage platforms, renderfarms and networking hardware, data lifecycle and management.
  • Working within an Agile workflow or knowledge of it and the willingness to work within an Agile workflow.
Technology Experience
  • Previous experience working in an end user tech support role is a plus.
  • Experience in AWS hosting services.
  • Strong fundamentals in networking protocols and troubleshooting.
  • Strong familiarity in distributed computing environment concepts and renderfarms.
  • Experience in supporting VFX/Creative applications from an infrastructure side. Renderfarm/software configuration, troubleshooting and installing software including: Maya, Nuke, After Effects, Houdini, Cinema The Client, Plugins.
  • Knowledge of best practices around data security. Patching/manual remediation of OS and application/services.
  • In depth knowledge of and the ability to perform advanced troubleshooting on Mac OS, Windows Desktop and Server, Linux, and how they relate to storage (CIFS/NFS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of imaging and system management software including Chef, Bigfix and Ansible.
  • Backup, archive, restore, snapshot workflows and data lifecycle procedures both on-prem and cloud. Ability to move data using tools like rsync. Close attention to detail.
  • Experience with partnering with external vendors to maintain enterprise technology.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and with minimal guidance. Self-starter.
  • Ability to document procedures (Confluence).
Knowledge in the following:
Hardware Infrastructure (including software support)
  • NAS experience (Netapp, Isilon, Qumulo)
  • SAN/Block storage (Stornext)
  • Ethernet (Arista, Mellanox)
  • Fiber Channel (Brocade)
  • LTO (Quantum)
  • Installation, upgrades, diagnostics, parts replacement, moves

Software :
  • Aspera (Faspex, Shares, PTP, CLI, async)
  • Jira, Service Desk, Confluence
  • Software deployment and patching (Bigfix, Ansible, Chef)
  • Active Directory: local and network based user and group accounts and permissions
  • Linux, Windows, OSX/MacOS (including system configurations, registry, services)
  • AWS Deadline (on prem and hybrid model)
  • VFX/Creative/Pipeline applications and methodologies (i.e. Shotgun)​
Scripting Languages:
  • Python, BASH, JSON, HTML, SQL, YAML, Relevance, PowerShell
Mysql, Microsoft SQL, Influxdb, Elastic search, Redis, Mongodb from an application support level

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/

Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.

Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!


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