Systems Administrator

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 week ago(5/19/2022 1:00 AM)
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WildBrain is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator to join our team! 
In this role, you will maintain core systems critical to the business needs of our Vancouver Production Studio. This will include the support of the applications and hardware maintenance of the infrastructure at the site. The ideal candidate will be a intermediate level administrator with a diversified skill set that caters to both systems and network administrator tasks. This position is with our corporate team – we offer excellent benefits, employee equity incentives, generous RRSP matching offerings and an amazing work environment. 
Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!  
WildBrain Studios produces fan-favorite animation and award-winning content that kids and families love in every corner of the globe. We love what we do and it shows in the quality content we produce! Our custom-built Vancouver studio in beautiful British Columbia is a wonderful backdrop for our artists, but it doesn’t end there, we have employees working remotely across BC, Canada, and the world!  Our artist-centric culture means we invest in our people, we provide training and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and fun activities throughout the year to meet, mingle and get creative with your team. If you like what you are reading so far, well buckle up, we’re just getting started!  



What You’ll Do:


  • Daily manage, troubleshoot, and support of network, server, storage, hardware and software; adhering to standard operating practices
  • Analyze systems logs and identifiy potential issues in the system, and plan for proactive remediation as required
  • Act as Tier 2 support for any end user related queries; Updates and maintains IT ticketing system, manages to Service Level Agreements
  • Ensure all technology implementations adhere to globally-defined architecture standards  
  • Network Switch Configuration and Management
  • Firewall maintenance and support Plans and execute patching requirements
  • Monitor 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 in order to maintain IT and corporate compliance requirements 
  • Participate in IT projects by understanding project objectives and scope, following project milestones, phases and elements, sharing technical expertise, and providing recommendations
  • Contribute to capacity planning and inventory management.  Any other duties or projects assigned by the Manager



What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology or Engineering, or other relevant area of study and/or equivalent job experience
  • Working knowledge of with administration of network services (DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, WLAN, VPN, switching, routing)
  • Experienced enterprise System Administrator (Windows servers 2008-2019, Active directory, Exchange Server, VMWare, Veeam, MS SQL server); HPE Comware \ Aruba Network Certification 
  • Fortinet NextGen FW experience configuration and management Experience with Enterprise Storage Systems Isilon \ Pure \ HPE 
  • Experience in preparing technical documents in Visio
  • Highly organized and motivated with strong attention to detail; Must be customer-centric with excellent oral and written communication skills  
  • Certifications: ITIL Foundations, MCSE MCSA, vmWare 6 & 6.5

Nice to Have: 

  • 3+ years of experience in animation and/or film industry
  • Degree/Diploma in accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent
  • Certifications: ITIL Foundations, MCSE MCSA, vmWare 6 & 6.5; Prior working experience within a Broadcast/Media organization
  • O365 experience
  • Red Hat: RHCSA and RHCE CompTIA Server+ VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization ServiceNow Certified System Administrator 


Why WildBrain?


We make sure to take care of all our hard-working Wild Brains by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a workplace culture that values our employees’ wellbeing. Our staff enjoy RRSP matching, multi-tiered benefits so you can pick the coverage that’s best for you, free mental health resources, and additional perks like half-days in the summer, extra holidays in the winter and regular events to connect our teams virtually, and in-person.

In short – life is good on the Wild side!

Visit wildbrain.com/studios to learn more!


" WildBrain Studio provides an atmosphere free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain Studio also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the selection process. Should you require accommodation, please let us know your requirements when contacted.”



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