Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator


Los Angeles


Outpost is looking for a Systems Administrator for support with the latest in VFX software, data management, OS configuration, render farm maintenance, and workstation support for a large amount of Linux and Windows systems.

The role offers the successful candidate potential to advance their technical skills, plus hands-on experience with state-of-the-art technology. If you have a sharp technical mind, enjoy computing, Windows and Linux especially, and want to be a part of some amazing high-end productions, then this position may be right for you.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide friendly face-to-face, phone and online support for VFX artists using Linux and Windows.
  • Help troubleshoot application issues, OS issues, networking problems and other complex systems issues.
  • Maintain CentOS and Microsoft deployment and automation tools.
  • Perform software installs and manage software licenses.
  • Coordinate with other members of the Systems team to resolve issues.

Required Skills

  • Professional experience in a Systems/IT Support position desirable.
  • Knowledge of Windows 10 Pro and Centos, including installation and configuration.
  • Knowledge of Windows Server including installation and configuration.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM, WSUS and Group Policy.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and DFS.
  • Experience with physical and virtual server environments.
  • Understanding of networking protocols, network switching, VLANs, Routers, IP subnets, DNS and DHCP.

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of remote working software applications, such as Teradici.
  • Knowledge of VFX software from Autodesk and Sidefx very useful.

About you

  • You have excellent people skills and a desire to be part of a team.
  • You are self-motivated, proactive and able to work under pressure.
  • You have an ability to prioritize workload and respond quickly to important issues.


  • Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type

  • Full-time, Non-exempt


  • Depending on Experience

How to Apply?

  • Send a short cover email to: [email protected]
  • Add the position you are applying for in the subject of the email

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US at the time of applying. Visa candidates are not being considered at this time.

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