Systems Support Engineer – Bournemouth

Systems Support Engineer


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

The role offers the successful candidate potential to advance their technical skills, plus gain 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 is the place 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.
• Provide late cover on a rotational shift pattern.

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
• Excellent people skills and a desire to be part of a team.
• Self-motivated, proactive and able to work under pressure.
• An ability to prioritise workload and respond quickly to important issues.

• Central location
• 10 minute walk to award-winning beaches
• Close to the train station links (under 2 hours to Central London)
• Wellness benefits
• Free Friday Beers or non-alcoholic drinks
• Fantastic company culture

• Bournemouth, UK

Contract Type
• To be discussed at interview

Start Date
• January 2021

• Dependent 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 eligible to work in the UK at the time of applying.

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