Lead System Administrator

Santa Monica

Are you a Lead System Administrator?

You Can

  • Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing
  • Lead technical team in designing, testing and implementing software solutions to help strengthen and automate technology in a Linux environment 
  • Assist in building up junior employees skill sets in order to strengthen the team as a whole
  • Support Studio in both LA and Melbourne

You Have

  • 5+ years experience supporting a VFX pipeline
  • Knowledge of CI systems such as Jenkins and Gitlab
  • Experience using configuration management (Puppet preferred)
  • A strong understanding of Linux and in particular CentOS
  • A strong knowledge of automating cloud environments (Google Cloud experience a plus)
  • Advanced understanding of network fundamentals
  • MySQL replication, backup and monitoring 
  • The ability to setup, configure and maintain a robust monitoring and graphing platform
  • Proficiencies in scripting languages such as Bash and Python
  • Familiarity with version control systems: Git, SVN, HG
  • Knowledge of Virtualization and containers (Docker Xenserver etc.)
  • Experience administering LDAP
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • A highly drive to complete tasks no matter the obstacles
  • A need to always learn something new
  • Strong leadership skills
  • 3+ years of project management experience 


  • ELK stack experience


  • Location, location, location - 1 block from the beach
  • Full healthcare benefits
  • Paid sick days (cough!)
  • Ping pong & arcade machine
  • Multiple studio doggies
  • A dedicated culture team that plans fun, rolls out fun & has fun!
  • Mates, not colleagues
Santa Monica

1424 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 888-8738


Level 2, 256 Clarendon St
South Melbourne VIC 3205