We are looking for a Lead Systems Administrator to join the team! As a Lead Systems Administrator, you will be part of our Platform team and support VFX Production by ensuring that ILP’s systems and infrastructure are always performing at its best and with a high level of security in mind. Your focus will be on Linux Systems administration and Infrastructure automation.
You will be working in a small and dedicated team and get the opportunity to work with a wide range of systems and tasks. It's very important for us that you have a strong passion for Linux and Automation, to enable us to continue to push the limits of what we can deliver. The tech teams are very collaborative and enthusiastic in building and improving our internal services to support our creative departments.
As a lead you will both lead and participate in the daily work of the Platform team. You will also work closely with the Head of IT, our Tech Coordinator and Leads from other teams to plan and execute our strategy and roadmap.
Experience or interest in the following areas are desirable:
Managing a fleet of Linux systems in our data centers.
Large scale storage platforms. (Powerscale)
HPC - High Performance Computing.
High security environments.
Infrastructure as Code On-prem and Cloud (Terraform)
Configuration management tools (Puppet and Ansible)
Lifecycle management (Foreman)
Container orchestration (Kubernetes)
Work life balance and having a good time while working is something that we value at ILP. We believe you are a great team player and not afraid to help out where it's needed and enjoy sharing your knowledge amongst your peers.
For this role, we are looking for someone who is based in Stockholm.
If you are keen to work with systems and technologies used to produce the best Visual Effects in the world, we want to hear from you!
You get to be a pirate
Social and friendly work environment
We do world class epic stuff
Innovative and fast-paced culture
Centrally located kick-ass office
Work–life balance perks
Important Looking Pirates is a multiple VES and Emmy award winning studio and have created animation and visual effects for some of the greatest storytellers. ILP was founded by artists in 2007 with the vision to become one of the top international suppliers of VFX in terms of quality, professionalism and service. With amazing projects such as Lost In Space, Mandalorian, Westworld, Black Sails, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in our backlog, we can proudly say that we are one of the most successful studios in the world.
During the last 15 years, we have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business with talents from all corners of the world. All of our artists, technicians and support personnel are driven by passion for what we do and always strive to push the limits of what can be accomplished.
Our head office is located in the famous Norstedts building in the heart of Stockholm. The office is designed to inspire creativity and to provide the best possible work environment for creating spectacular visual effects. Almost a third of the office consists of social areas where the pirates gather to have lunch and celebratory fikas, get company updates, participate in fussball tournaments, and hang out for Friday beers.