Senior Media Systems Engineer

Production, cloud, aws, Aspera, VFx, Systems engineer, Stornext, Isilon
Contract W2, 18 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Media Systems Engineer

Duration: 18 Months Contract

Location: Burbank CA 91521


Media Systems Engineers working within the Media Systems and Production Technology group provide the highest level of performance and availability for the systems, cloud services, networks, storage and applications that they build and support. This level of excellence is necessary to ensure that the time and business-critical demand.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Design, build and operate film-maker systems, including 2K/4K playback systems, color timing systems, upscaling systems, etc.,
  • Monitor, measure, and tune systems for optimal performance and reliability
  • Investigate, analyze, resolve and document hardware and software problems on a wide range of systems in several production and post production environments (onprem and cloud)
  • Implement and automate solutions for production and post production centric workflows / software.
  • Investigate, analyze, resolve and document production and post production systems issues in a variety of public cloud hosted environments
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • 10+ years in engineering or computer systems related to production

Basic Qualifications

Deep knowledge of:

  • Operating systems and systems management (e.g. Linux, OSX, and Windows)
  • Scripting and development languages, including Python, Ruby, PERL, PHP
  • Playback systems used in visual effects, production and post production environments (e.g. TweakRV, Clipster)
  • High performance storage solutions used in production (DDN, Quantum, Nexis)
  • High performance file systems used in production (StorNext, GPFS)
  • Data center, network, and show application architectures
  • Media File Transport Solutions (e.g. Signiant, Aspera)
  • Virtual hosting technologies (e.g. VMWare, KVM)
  • Production Security Systems (e.g. key management, encryption, vulnerability management)
  • Public and private cloud experience ( eg AWS, Azure, Google and openstack)

Configuration management (eg ansible, chef ) and Infrastructure automation (eg : terraform, cloud formation, ARM template)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Management of high performance media server environment, requiring high levels of automation
  • Strong project management and resource planning experience
  • IP networking including performance based troubleshooting
  • File System or hierarchical file system concepts
  • Content Management System
  • Media Asset Management Systems
  • Automation and knowledge on on-demand scale out solutions
Dice Id : usts
Position Id : 6305396
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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