Job Offered - Systems Administrator - The Senate VFX


The Senate are looking for a mid level systems administrator who is looking to move to the next level with an exciting challenge in the visual effects world. The role will be ever changing as you try to meet the daily challenge of helping our talented artists deliver world class visual effects to clients around the world. You’ll need to be flexible, pro-active and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done with pride and determination.

You’ll be working closely with the head of technology, sharing knowledge and ideas, supporting the artists directly and liaising with production management on everything technology related, from render farms to calibration and software.


OSX and Linux (centOS) experience

Networking Knowledge (TCP/IP, DNS, AFP, NFS, FTP, Firewalls)

Software installations and license server technology (RLM, flexLM)

Hardware installations and upgrades (HDD, RAM, CPU)

Enterprise storage systems experience desirable (Xsan, GPFS)

Visual effects software, workflow and file formats desirable (Nuke, Maya, 3dequalizer and Photoshop)

Scripting skills desirable (Python, Mel, Perl)

Web design and database skills desirable (HTML, mySQL, phpMyAdmin, Filemaker)


Ability to learn quickly and proactively

Able to communicate well with other team members

Able to work calmly under pressure

A good multi-tasker with attention to detail.

You would need to be an EU resident or have the relevant work VISA.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your latest CV and covering letter to the email address on the right with the subject heading “Systems Administrator”.