IT Manager

We are currently seeking an IT Manager to join our team.

We’re looking for a team player who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment, well organized, adaptable and a quick study.

Responsibilities:

  • Full-time management and troubleshooting of our network.

  • We are currently running Windows Server Active Directory - responsibilities would include managing user profiles, access rules, automating logon/logoff procedures.

  • Handing on-site and off-site incremental backups. Snapshot backups, NAS based backups, encrypted cloud storage.

  • Distributed installation of programs, plugins, updates, scripts in a Windows environment.

  • Installation and maintenance of floating license servers (FlexLM, RLM) and node-locked licenses.

  • Managing hardware, updating drivers. Integrating new hardware.

  • Network management, including laying out connections, port aggregation, monitoring and optimizing traffic.

  • Managing internet security, setting up firewalls, wifi.

  • Operating internal FTP server. Troubleshooting client-side connection issues.

  • Managing multiple network storage devices, ensuring data integrity.

  • Maintaining performance and stability of dedicated render farm. Troubleshooting software related issues.

  • Keeping track of inventory. Managing infrastructure and strategizing. Handling equipment upgrades.

  • Ensuring proper power distribution in the server room and on the floor. Maintaining UPS devices.

  • Ensuring hardware redundancy. Establishing fast turnaround procedures for hardware and software failures.

  • Communicating with software and hardware vendors. Dealing with tech support issues.

  • Administering all Internet services, including Google G-Suite, cloud computing, other subscription-based services.

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with Windows Server mandatory - OSX, Linux familiarity a plus.

  • Python and additional languages knowledge a plus.

  • VFX facility experience a strong plus.

  • Interest in assisting with pipeline (rendering, tool-scripting, etc.) a plus.

  • Ability to program for the purpose of automation is a plus (Vbs, Python, Perl).

    Please send resumes to hr@artifexstudios.com.

This is a Vancouver, BC - based position. BC residents only please.

Although we appreciate all submissions, we will only be responding to those we wish to interview.