Systems Engineer in Playa Vista, Ca

Jun 26, 2019 1 Comment

Looking for a strong engineer with mix of system admin and engineer experience in linux or windows background. tech stack ( linux, windows, AD, SSO, esxi, ) this is a well established entertainment group in a small shop with start up culture and mind set. we definitely are looking for someone able to be a leader and work onsite as we grow. great comp and growth opportunity- please PM me if interested !

We are looking for a qualified System Engineer to join our operations team as technical support for back-end applications and IT Infrastructure. Under the direction of the FoxNext Games IT Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing, operating, and maintaining systems, servers, and related components to ensure high levels of availability and security of the studio’s business critical systems. This position also maintains and coordinates with enterprise applications and databases, as well as providing file sharing services and user administration. If you have 5 to 7 years minimum of experience as a System Engineer, we encourage you to submit an application.
• Set-up build and administration of multi-platform networks (Windows, Linux,), storage systems (NAS, SAN), Active Directory, Windows Server, Backup and Archival, Virtualization (VMware ESXi), IT security hardening, performance and software deployment
• Monitor and manage the server infrastructure (on prem and cloud) including constantly monitoring for server space and storage to ensure storage is provisioned accordingly
• Set-up and administer business continuity and disaster recovery solutions in coordination with FoxNext Games management and outside vendors
• Integrate AWS/AWS-hosted/SaaS applications with Okta
• Maintain file server health including operating system updates, patches, configuration changes, redirected folders, departmental or group shares, quota management, and permissions as well as managing user accounts and security groups on multiple systems including Active Directory
• Resolve IT Level 3 tickets within ServiceNow queue accurately, timely, and ensure the communication documented within tickets is complete and respectful
• Develop shell scripting and automation of repetitive administrative tasks
• Evaluation of new systems for purchase recommendations and recommend changes based upon insight from technology developments
• Ensure system uptime and availability meet defined SLAs for systems maintained
• Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Computer Science, Information Technology or relevant field. Seven years of relevant professional experience in lieu of a bachelor’s degree may qualify.
• Minimum of 5-7 years experience as a System Engineer preferably with a video game development organization
• Strong networking and Windows/Linux interoperability experience
• Strong scripting skills in bash, PowerShell, or other administrative languages
• Experience with and troubleshooting hardware and VMware server infrastructure
• Proficiency configuring and administering systems deployed in AWS
• Experience with source code repositories and version control solutions preferably Perforce or Subversion
• Experience build systems preferably as, Jenkins, or GIT
• Experience in performance testing and system tuning for optimal performance
• Develop and implement disaster recovery and business continuity capabilities
• Understanding of standard authentication protocols such as LDAP, Active Directory, SAML, and OAuth
• Understanding and ability to troubleshoot network-based protocols such as DNS, DHCP, and system connectivity.
• Experience with patch management and system maintenance
• Great organizational and time management skills to effectively juggle multiple priorities and time constraints related to system support, upgrades and implementations
• Self-motivated with ability to lead and take ownership/responsibility
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral; good presentation skills for meetings and executive settings
• Flexible in working outside of core business hours at short-notice with travel between multiple sites
• MCSE/MCITP certification preferred


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