Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/5/2021 9:23 AM)
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Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!


WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, open-minded and passionate environment to work in.


To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


What We Offer

Working at WildBrain Spark is more than a job — it is the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful, and imaginative people! We will recognize your talents, encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment, that promotes creativity and individuality. Some of the perks we have are private insurance, income protection, gym subsidies, bonus time off, employee share programmes and flexible working.


WildBrain is committed to providing a supportive work environment and corporate culture free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity, and diversity. WildBrain Spark accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


COVID-19 Update

Our office in Euston is open! Our teams are working wthin a hybrid model. The interview process will take place via Microsfot Teams virtually or in person. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment and interview process. 


About WildBrain – a parent company of WildBrain Spark

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.


WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!


What You Will Do

  • Provide support for enterprise servers, virtualisation technology, and maintenance including software updates, operating systems and general license administration.
  • Ensure all technology implementations adhere to globally-defined architecture documentation/standards and promote availability of services to users.
  • Maintain enterprise storage systems for corporate networks
  • Manage all backups, maintaining data on-site and off-site as determined by business requirements; amend plans as required; and perform regular tests of the restore process from backups
  • Develop and adhere to IT standards, and standard operating procedures and maintain currency to meet enterprise IT and corporate compliance requirements; analyse logs and take corrective actions as required
  • Partner with global teams to monitor the health of the enterprise server and network infrastructure, ensuring performance requirements for the organization is met
  • Collaborate with Application and Project teams on companywide initiatives, and research and recommend, test and integrate agreed solutions into the existing infrastructure
  • Develop and maintain system configurations for new technology and business projects
  • Endorse and adopt ITIL best practices for Incident Management, Change Management practices, and Provide T2/3 support , leveraging Service Desk systems and maintaining Service Level Agreements
  • Contribute to capacity planning and inventory management;
  • To manage Disaster Recovery and perform regular tests
  • Develop and keep up to date system configurations and documentation for new technology and business projects
  • Perform Proof of Concepts and assist in RFP process and procurement reviews as required
  • Identify problematic areas and propose/implement strategic solutions
  • Deskside and remote user support.


What You Will Bring

  • Degree/Diploma in a technology or engineering
  • Minimum 7 years working experience managing data center hardware/services in an enterprise environment, including Active Directory, Windows Server 2008/12 & 16, EMC Storage, Back Ups, Load balancing, UPS,  (Microsoft Windows, Linux, Dell, Veeam, HP, Cisco)
  • Full understanding of DNS, DHCP, Active Directory and GPO architecture
  • Good Working knowledge of Hyper-V Virtualisation technologies and practices including HA and FT experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Exchange Server 2013/2016 architecture
  • Advanced knowledge of Skype for Business architecture
  • Advanced knowledge of common network protocols, including vLan and routing
  • Advanced working experience with system and storage architecture within a Broadcast/Media organization
  • Advanced working experience of SQL databases
  • Experience with PowerShell and other common scripting languages
  • Experience with Firewall, switching Technology and concepts
  • Expertise supporting Microsoft System Centre Suite; focusing on SCCM and SCOM.
  • Experience implementing private, public and hybrid cloud computing according to best practice
  • Highly organized and motivated with strong attention to detail
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Must have current industry recognised accreditation or Professional IT Certifications, such as: Microsoft MCP, MCSA, or MCSE, ITIL
  • Project Management skills.


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