Systems Administrator

We are currently looking for a Systems Administrator to join our team in our Toronto office.  This role will provide support for the infrastructure and applications in our studio, utilizing a mixture of Windows, Mac and Linux workstations.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • You have an engineering background, developing and delivering solutions using automation, configuration management, and security best practices
  • You are familiar with Infrastructure as Code, incorporating automated builds, monitoring, and virtualization.
  • You are familiar with monitoring systems, utilizing tools like Zabbix, Graphite, Prometheus, Grafana, Graylog, CollectD, StatsD, DataDog, etc.
  • You have hands-on experience with VMWare and VDI
  • Your Windows and Linux-Fu is strong, including scripting and troubleshooting.
  • You have experience with automation and configuration management (Puppet, Terraform, Ansible, etc.)
  • Experience with Cisco and Juniper network devices (routers, switches, firewalls)
  • You have the people skills required to successfully work with domain experts and interface with clients.
  • You have worked in an operational support role with after-hours on-call responsibilities
  • You have ITIL Knowledge (Incident, Change and Problem Management) and tools


  • Degree or diploma in an IT related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior Media & Entertainment / VFX experience
  • Experience building and maintaining enterprise workstations and infrastructure with a healthy mix of:
    • Linux, Windows, Mac, networking, storage, and virtualization
    • Experience with Azure Active Directory, Google Workspace
    • Linux Server/Desktop provisioning and configuration management
  • Scripting experience with Bash or Powershell
  • Experience with AWS/Azure and related orchestration tools 
  • RHCE, RHCA or MCSE and cloud certifications are an asset.
  • Monitoring and alerting with tools like Nagios, New Relic, DataDog and/or Prometheus
  • The ability to lift up to 50lbs