Sys-Admin needed (NYC)

Brainstorm Digital, New York City’s premiere VFX studio, is seeking a Systems Administrator. *The applicant should have a solid understanding of IT with a focus in the Media, Film and/or Animation sectors.* This is a chance to become an important member of a growing company that thrives on teamwork while recognizing the individual talents of our staff.

Primary Responsibilities
• Assist in managing all day to day Admin duties
• Desktop support for all users including production, admin., and executives
• Installation and configuration of new computers (Mac (with Multi-boot Linux and Win on MacPro’s), Linux)
• Supporting our users with a variety of applications (Shake, Nuke, Maya, RUSH, Office (NeoOffice))
• Display calibration
• Assist in the update and maintenance of exterior website.
• Web development background or desire to learn (Intranet and DB).
• Troubleshoot and resolve issues with various services (FTP, Email, NFS etc.)
• Data Backup
• Assist clients with data transfer issues.
• Assist artists with pipeline issues.
• Render-farm maintenance and upgrades.
• Network Maintenance
• Server Maintenance and troubleshooting.

Essential Qualities
• Desire to learn from others and to take on increasingly challenging jobs.
• Must be able to deal with all levels of staff effectively.
• Experience with back-up software.
• Must have good troubleshooting skills.
• Experience in Shell scripting and Python is an advantage.
• Knowledge of postproduction pipelines is a benefit.
• Networking experience is a benefit.
• Good sense of humor.

How To Apply:
Resumes and cover letters can be sent to with the subject line "Systems Administrator".

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