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Systems Engineer / Perforce Administrator

Apply NowApply Later Job ID R-03263 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Aug. 25, 2022

Job Summary:

Our team is looking for an upbeat, technical professional that is driven by new challenges and opportunities to innovate at Pixar. As a Systems Engineer you will support the infrastructure and platform solutions that enable Pixarians to produce amazing animated movies. You’ll work alongside hard-working individuals and leap at the chance to take on new challenges, improve processes and drive operational efficiencies. Almost forgot to mention, you’ll love working here because we are so much fun. We are seeking candidates with prior experience in administering Source Control systems. If this is something that’s not in your toolbox but you’d be willing to learn, we’d love to hear from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and support Pixar’s Perforce Infrastructure

  • Perform regular maintenance tasks including application patching, database check-pointing and configuration changes

  • Define and document standard run books and operating procedures

  • Respond to Perforce monitoring and alerting, resolve performance issues and investigate problems 

  • Automate administrative tasks

  • Provide root cause analysis for critical issues

  • Participate in rotation of off-hours on-call support

KEY QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in system administration supporting Linux (RedHat/CentOS preferred) in areas such as automated OS installation and security best-practices, package management, machine provisioning and lifecycle management

  • 3+ years relevant work experience in Application Support 

  • Working knowledge of Revision Control Systems (e.g. Perforce, Git, ClearCase)

  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills with computer hardware, operating systems and applications

  • Strong experience automating tasks using Python and shell scripting

  • Experience with config management / provisioning automation (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef)

  • Shares knowledge freely, assisting teammates in learning coding, systems engineering, etc., helping to raise the overall skill level of the team

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Extensive experience as a Perforce Administrator

  • Experience deploying and supporting Kubernetes

  • Experience managing and provisioning VMWare

  • Experience with network service troubleshooting and configuration; DNS, DHCP, LDAP

  • Proficiency with diagnostic and performance monitoring tools (Cacti, Zabbix, Splunk, Grafana, Prometheus, Kibana, etc)

About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renoinswned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $13 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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