Systems / Network Administrator – LA


FUSEFX is looking for a systems / network administrator with experience in Media and Entertainment.  We are a visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.

Required Qualifications:

-experience with networking, including architecture across multiple sites

-in-depth experience with IOS-standard commands

-experience with firewalls, virtual routing interfaces, VPNs, etc. Palo Alto experience preferred

-experience with VLANs, Access Control Lists, inter-site links, MPLS a plus

-solid knowledge of Windows and OSX platforms

-experience building and operating high availability and high throughput networks

-minimum 3 years’ experience in a professional systems engineering environment

-Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems, Media/Technology or comparable professional experience

-ability to lift 50lbs to standing height and assist with heavier objects

-excellent English fluency, verbal and written

Additionally Desired

-Brocade experience a big PLUS (ICX/VDX/Fiber Channel)

-Active Directory experience, O365 experience a plus

-experience with VMware, ESXi

-experience with enterprise-grade storage: EMC Isilon, Qumulo

-Quantum Stornext experience

-Linux administration and scripting knowledge

-experience with artist support: Adobe, Autodesk, Foundry, etc

-post-production support experience: Avid, Assimilate Scratch, DaVinci

-knowledge of render farms, experience with Thinkbox’s Deadline a plus

-experience with cloud-computing, specifically AWS

-experience related to disaster recovery, business continuity, backup systems, tape libraries

Responsibilities and Duties

-LAN/WAN administration functions for Infrastructure systems; management of switches, routers, WiFi, Alarm/access control, telephony, firewalls, and sys log servers/utilities

-maintain high-level security standards required in a post-production environment

-regularly review and propose improvements to security

-assist in administering servers and network services: AD, DNS, DHCP, SMB, NFS, SFTP, Aspera, etc.

-support I/O and editorial departments to facilitate client delivery

-clearly document existing systems and new implementations

-assist to architect upgrades and solutions based on needs, budgets, and deadlines

-strong desire to learn new technologies and explore possibilities

-ability to solve problems unsupervised and recommend proactive technical solutions

-excellent communication and organizational skill with strong attention to detail

Please send resumes and salary requirements to
No calls.  Principles ONLY please.  Local residents with ability to work in the US.