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Senior Media Systems Engineer

Burbank, CA
Date Added: January 11, 2021
 
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Senior Media Systems Engineer in Burbank, CA.

This role is on site in Burbank at least 2-3 days/week and the other days will be remote.

Duration
: 18 month(s)

This is a hands on role. Will be setting up, architecting, planning and designing – will support end uses, and documentation process to other teams. This team maintains the content that comes off the camera to production.

Top Skills:
1. OS knowledge/Storage/VMWare/Mac OS
2. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of one of the following: Python/Perl/Bash- these are the most used languages
3. Documentation- the ability to do architectural system diagrams
4.Media and Entertainment experience is very valuable
5. System Management language- Ansible is the most popular one and the one we use
6. Cloud experience- any


Description:
From movie concept to film production. Global premiere to direct to consumer mobile applications. You will innovate and deliver solutions that support a studio whose content is legendary and transcends generations.

We’re looking for passionate engineers who love learning new technologies at a rapid pace. You should be intimately familiar with production systems. Lean, agile, self-sufficient teams is how we operate. We develop. You will be a part of the team that provides production tools and cutting-edge solutions for all of the studios under the umbrella.

Your passion for engineering systems is visible to your team, stakeholders and in everything you and your team delivers. You take engineering for the business seriously, and that will help you make decisions that drive value every day. You are:

A master problem solver. You take deep pride in your work and view each new problem as an opportunity for success; you approach challenges creatively, but methodically.
Comfortable with ambiguity. You face change with a cool head and persevere even if you don’t have all the details; you’re comfortable moving between projects and facing the uncertain because risk and change motivates you to evolve and innovate.
Technically astute. You rapidly learn new skills, grasping complicated technical information that often leaves others lost whether it’s product, industry, or hard tech knowledge, you absorb it quickly and are ready for more.
Goal oriented. You develop and actualize creative vision, mission, and strategy into a cohesive outcome through capable team management, tactical execution, and unrelenting focus on daily progress; you connect production demand and technology strategies to the solutions you deliver

Responsibilities:
Design, and deploy film-maker systems, including 2K/4K playback systems, color timing systems, upscaling systems, etc
Monitor, measure, and tune production systems for optimal performance and reliability
Investigate, analyze, resolve and document hardware and software problems on a wide range of systems in several production and post production environments
Design and deploy systems in production timelines with high availability, and clear observability
Author tools, and leverage open source, to automate tasks with an emphasis on reliability and repeatability
Serve as an escalation point to troubleshoot and resolve performance and reliability issues in production environments
Lead and collaborate with engineers to ensure systems are designed to be scalable, and easily operated
Ensure security best practice is at the forefront is embedded in our DNA and in all solutions provided
Effective at dealing with change: Able to transition in role or handle a significant modification or technology with minimal ramp-up time and with very little guidance.

Basic Qualifications:
Deep knowledge of:

Operating systems and systems management (e.g. Linux, OSX, and Windows)
Scripting and development languages, including Python, Ruby, PERL, PHP
Playback systems used in visual effects, production and post production environments (e.g. Colorfront, Resolve, TweakRV, Clipster)
High performance storage solutions used in production (Quantum, Avid, DDN)
High performance file systems used in production (StorNext, OneFS, GPFS)
Data center, network, and show application architectures
Media File Transport Solutions (e.g. Signiant, Aspera)
Hosting virtualization technologies (e.g. VMWare, KVM)
Production Security Systems (e.g. key management, encryption, vulnerability management)

Preferred Qualifications:
Desired practical experience:

Management of high-performance media server environment, requiring high levels of automation
Experience working in Film or TV production environments
Strong project management and resource planning experience
IP networking including performance-based troubleshooting
File System or hierarchical file system concepts
Content Management System
Smart, self-driven with a keen focus on and track record of exceptional delivery of innovative solutions
Familiar with public cloud environments (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Compute)
Exposure to system management languages (e.g. Chef, Terraform, Ansible)
Operating systems and systems management (e.g. CentOS, Ubuntu, Windows)
Authentication tool-sets such as Active Directory, LDAP, Ping Identity
Data center, network, and application architectures
5+ years in engineering or computer systems supporting Film/TV production

Required Education:
BS Degree

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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