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Systems Administrator

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10061847 Location Mumbai, India Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted May 22, 2024

Job Summary:

Position Summary

The youngest of all of the ILM studios, the India studio leverages the expertise and
technological know-how developed over 40 years at Industrial Light & Magic combined with the top artists and technicians in the region. Knowledge and culture flow freely between the company’s five studios and the global team shares tools and workflow allowing for seamless collaboration on all shared projects.

As we grow ILM India, we are seeking a Systems Administrator to join the team and be a part of this exciting opportunity.

The Systems Administrator handles the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of Linux and Windows hardware and software as a member of the Production Systems Operations team.

What you’ll do

● Manages Linux and sometimes Windows systems administration, including system installation and configuration, and installing third-party software on ILM production systems.
● Handles maintenance of a multi-petabyte NAS storage infrastructure, including
hardware and software upgrades.
● Assists in the design, deployment and maintenance of all Linux and windows based systems for Lucasfilm’s India companies in a network/distributed-computing environment.
● Implement and document system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system.
● Alert management to potential problems and acknowledge emergency events.
● Actively document all processes, procedures and operations for both internal needs and end users when required.
● Work with managers and other systems engineers and administrators to meet the highest demands of the system uptime.
● Act as a liaison for Lucasfilm with outside systems vendors to obtain service and assistance for production systems.
● Assist in the deployment and maintenance of the backup infrastructure and participate in disaster recovery planning.
● Conduct data restore requests when needed.
● Participate in periodic off-hours downtime performing upgrades, installations, etc.
● Write scripts in at least one administrative language.

What we’re looking for

● BS/CS and 3 years hands-on experience with LINUX and Windows systems
● Programming skills in administrative languages and shell scripting is required.
● Knowledge and exposure to principles of enterprise class SAN/NAS infrastructure a plus.
● Exposure to large scale multiprocessing hardware and software systems a plus.
● Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
● Professional and friendly service oriented demeanor with co-workers and customers.
● Self-motivated energetic team player who can work alongside others to maximize team
● Solid decision-making, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
● Proactive and willing to complete unassigned tasks and take on tasks beyond job scope.
● Must be willing to carry a phone and participate in an on-call rotation.
● Ability to lift up to 40 lbs required.


About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

About The Walt Disney Company:

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