Systems Administrator

Recruitment Genius
Bristol (City Centre)
£20000 - £24000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join an award winning visual effects studio established in Bristol in 2013. The Studio has built a strong local and international reputation with producers and broadcasters creating award winning visual effects content for Television, Film, Commercials, Museums and Visitor attractions.

Their Studio in Clifton houses a strong team of the industry's leading artists who innovate, design and digitally craft visual effects for any screen whose combined creative and technical talents create beautiful moving images. They are a friendly business placing a strong emphasis on a work / life balance and taking pride in what they do.

They are looking for a Systems Administrator to join their expanding business, working closely with the Head of 3D to provide proactive, effective assistance across all aspects of the internal infrastructure and systems.

Your role will include (but not be limited to):

- Support, maintenance and optimisation of server and NAS infrastructure
- Maintenance and configuration of render farm
- Software and hardware fault finding, coordinating tests and troubleshooting to resolve technical faults
- Windows workstation set up, rebuilds and optimisation
- Monitoring the network and carrying out fixes where required
- Maintaining consistent and thorough backups of the server and advising on best practice
- Security administration and management
- Maintenance of current IT equipment advising on procurement where necessary
- Software licence administration to include recording renewal dates and understanding requirements for further licences
- To keep up to date records for IT administration (logins, passwords)
- Updating the kit inventory
- Problem solving and calibration of AV hardware such as LCD TVs/Monitors and understanding AV connectivity
- Assist with a future office move
- Keep ahead of new technologies and procedures such as cloud storage and processing, and make suggestions for modifications to benefit the company

You: This role will suit somebody who has a passion for problem solving, open to broadening their experience, driven by streamlining processes and implementing systems which will benefit the whole team. Experience within the VFX industry is beneficial but not essential. You will report to the Head of 3D and have opportunity to influence the business at all levels