Systems Administrator - Germany

Munich/Stuttgart /
Technology – Systems/IT /
Contract - Artist
We are looking for dedicated and motivated individuals who share our passion for visual effects to join our team. At Scanline VFX, you will be contributing your talent towards working on exciting German and international shows.
We offer demanding and challenging work in a highly cooperative team and excellent opportunities for career development. You will be working on sophisticated and interesting tasks on elaborate productions for high-end TV, feature films and commercials.

The Systems Administrator assists in supporting all technical operations of our studio locations. Day-to-day tasks include basic help desk support via a ticketing system supporting 650+ users worldwide, quickly and effectively responding to alerts and emergencies as well as the general preparation and maintenance of critical and periphery infrastructure.


    • Provides organization-wide help desk and server support
    • Assists in addressing business and technical needs
    • Works independently and in teams on administrative and technical projects
    • Provisions and maintains employee equipment
    • Monitors and maintains of a variety of physical and logical systems
    • Collects and analyzes data to report on the health of systems
    • Responds to and assists in resolving incidents and emergencies
    • Timely completion of tasks assigned primarily through a ticketing system
    • Learn open and proprietary hardware and software systems
    • Stays current with industry standards and emerging technologies


    • Degree in a computer science, engineering, physics or mathematics
    • Minimum two (2) years experience in a systems administration role
    • VFX/Gaming industry experience is a plus
    • Team player with ability to work individuality
    • Ability to deliver milestones/tasks under tight deadlines
    • Able to work independently and in a team
    • Able to work flexible hours
    • Works effectively under pressure
    • Learns quickly and independently
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Quickly and methodically troubleshoots and solves problems
    • Effectively manages time and resources
    • Effectively communicate technical ideas to non-technical people
    • Able to lift and move items up to 25 lbs


    • Windows, Mac OS X and Linux desktop and server systems
    • Local and networked storage systems
    • Networking theory and practice (e.g. TCP/IP, VLANs, link aggregation, routing)
    • Common network services/protocols (e.g. DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SMB, NFS)
    • Computing and Internet standards (e.g. RFC, ISO, IEEE)
    • Common office applications (e.g. Microsoft Office/Excel, E-mail Clients)
    • Modern computer hardware
    • Office equipment (e.g. printers, scanners)
    • Server rooms/data centers


    • Experience with and basic understanding of:
    • Storage clusters (e.g. NetApp, Isilon, Avere)
    • Intel, Cisco, Extreme and Juniper 1GbE and 10GbE networking equipment
    • Render farms or high performance, distributed computing and storage clusters
    • VoIP systems
    • PCoIP systems
    • DevOps systems and practices
Collaboration on elaborate feature film productions (national & international)
Innovative environment and excellent opportunities to further develop your skills

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