Systems Administrator with 5+ yrs experience

Category: Administrator
Company: The Foundry
Location: Beijing (China)
Start Date: immediately

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  JOB VACANCY – INFRASTRUCTURE           
 
Systems Administrator – 5 years+ exp 
 
The Team 
 
The company is looking for a talented Systems Administrator to further develop and work on 
the  company's  system  and  infrastructure  support.  You  will  demonstrate  a  passion  for  the 
technology  that  underpins  this  work  and  will  be  expected  to  suggest  and  drive  future 
improvements.  
 
The Role 
 
You  will  be  an  experienced  Systems  Administrator  or  equivalent  with  minimum  5  years 
experience installing, using and maintaining Linux and Windows workstations and servers, and 
experience  with  TCP/IP  Ethernet  LAN  setup,  HP  Switches  and  maintenance.  You  will  join  our 
Infrastructure  team  sharing  responsibility  for  the  support  and  development  of  both  The 
Foundry  and  Luxology  storage  systems,  synchronizing 
 
our  international  office  storage  with 
London.  
 
You will implement improvements to existing systems and working practices, design and build 
new systems, and help and train colleagues in the use of the systems you build and support. 
 
You  will  work  closely  with  the  rest  of  the  infrastructure  team,  provide  regular  updates  on 
progress and be responsible for the timely delivery of work. 
 
Minimum Requirements:  
  Good Linux (Redhat/Centos/Debian/Ubuntu) skills on x86 
  Good working knowledge of Windows server and Active directory in corporate environment 
  TCP/IP Ethernet Networking, routing and switching 
  Knowledge of Intel x86 Workstation and Server Hardware 
  Knowledge of the network services: DNS, Apache, FTP, SMTP, IMAP, NFS, Samba 
  Shell scripting 
  Aptitude for designing reliable, maintainable systems 
  Good problem solving skills 
  Well organised, self-motivated with good time management.  
Additional Bonus Experience: 
  Python scripting 
  LDAP 
  Experience of Mac and Windows installation and maintenance 
  Firewall installation and maintenance experience 
 
 
 
 
CO MP ANY  CO NF IDENTIA L /  AU GU ST  2013     
 
 


 
Applying. 
To be considered for this position you will need to be eligible to work in the UK and have a 
valid passport for travel outside the UK. 
If you meet the criteria and are interested, please send your covering letter, CV, present salary 
and notice period to [email protected] with the subject “Sys Admin”. 
 
More About Us.  
 
This is a fantastic opportunity to join The Foundry & Luxology. The portfolio lets users create 
inspiring  and  technical  high-end  visuals  across  a  wide  range  of  industries  including  film,  TV, 
commercials and games, as well as the CAD, design and architecture markets. 
 
Founded in 1996, The Foundry is the fastest growing company in its field today. The company 
is  experiencing  rapid  growth  and  has  listed  in  the  Sunday  Times  Tech  Track  100  for  three 
consecutive years running.  
  
In  September  2012,  The  Foundry  merged  with Luxology,  a  hugely  talented  and  exciting 
independent  US-based  technology  company.  As  a  joint  entity  The  Foundry  and  Luxology, 
develop  award-winning  computer  graphics  and  visual  effects  (VFX)  software  used  globally  by 
leading artists and designers.  
 
In March 2013, FLIX, a piece of storyboarding software, joined the family. It allows directors, 
editors, cinematographers, storyboard artist, and pre-visualisation artists to create and easily 
collaborate on the visual story development of a film. 
  
The company now has more than 200 employees divided between its London, Mountain View 
and Los Angeles offices. Our team is incredibly focused on servicing customers and constantly 
strives to create and deliver innovative, revolutionary solutions to a wide range of markets. 
  
The  Foundry's  innovative,  award  winning  products  are  used  to  create  breath-taking  visual 
effects on almost every modern feature film, TV show and commercial created today. Feature 
film  examples  include  the  2012  Oscar®  winners  Hugo  (Best  Visual  Effects)  and  Rango  (Best 
Animated  Feature  Film),  Puss  in  Boots, Rio,  The  Dark  Knight  Rises,  Pirates!  In  an  Adventure 
with  Scientists  and  many  more.  High  profile  television  projects  have  included Game  of 
Thrones, Planet Dinosaur and the EMMY award winning Boardwalk Empire. 
  
Luxology is well known for its innovative 3D modelling and rendering technology, modo, which 
is widely used in the CAD, design and architecture markets. 
 
Our joint vision is “To become the most successful and respected software company within the 
professional visual media industries.” To achieve this we are looking to hire exceptional people 
to  help  drive  our  growth  and  successfully  launch  existing  and  new  products  in  to  the  visual 
effects and games market. 
 
   
CO MP ANY  CO NF IDENTIA L /  AU GU ST  2013  2 
 


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