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DreamWorks - Linux / Engineering Systems Administrator

NBC


Location:
Glendale, CA
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
35956BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title DreamWorks - Linux / Engineering Systems Administrator

Jobid 23768-380798

Location: Glendale, CA, 91222, USA

Description **Job Number** 35956BR

**Job Title** DreamWorks - Linux / Engineering Systems Administrator

**Business Segment** Filmed Entertainment Group

**Sub-Business** Film Animation Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**About Us** From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.



Visitto see our latest animated film and television productions.



DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Glendale

**Responsibilities**



The Platform Engineering team at DreamWorks is a cross-functional Operations/Software Engineering team with

involvement at all phases of our application and service release lifecycle that embraces the DevOps method of

communication, collaboration and integration between development and operations. Linux Systems Administrators

embedded in the Platform Engineering team are responsible for implementation and ongoing support of production

services and infrastructure components that comprise the platform that powers the DreamWorks Animation movie-

making toolset. In this role you have the opportunity to leverage your technical skills in Systems Management,

Virtualization and Containerization, DevOps and Infrastructure Engineering to provide best-practices guidance and

tier-3 support to the Digital Operations and Research and Development teams.

**Job Responsibilities:**



+ Work closely with operations and infrastructure engineering teams to design and implement scalable and highperformance solutions for Infrastructure as Code.



+ Provide 24x7 tier-3 troubleshooting and break-fix support for production services.



+ Quickly and efficiently troubleshoot simple and complex issues in order to provide outstanding support forinternal service level objectives (“3 9’s” currently).



+ Identify areas for process and efficiency improvement within Platform Services Operations; recommendsolutions and assist in overseeing implementation. Actively facilitate continuous improvement.



+ Ensure all necessary operational processes and procedures are carried out with a high level of attention todetail, expediency and on-time delivery.



+ Define and document standard run books and operating procedures. Create and maintain system informationand architecture diagrams.



+ Monitor various systems capacity and health indicators and trends; provide analytics & forecasts for added orreduced capacity as required.

**Desired Characteristics**



+ B.S. in Computer Science



+ Unix/Linux experience



+ Experience with Infrastructure as Code platforms like Terraform, Chef etc.



+ Experience with server provisioning systems like Foreman, RackHD or HP Oneview.



+ Relevant experience in managing Linux/Unix platforms in these functions: DNS, LDAP, Linux system configuration and administration (RedHat, CentOS)



+ Experience with one or more Unix shell scripting languages (Bash, C-Shell)



+ Experience using an operational ticketing system to record changes and work history details such as JIRA, OTRS or Service Now.



+ Experience with cloud services (Amazon EC2/S3, OpenStack) elastic capacity administration and cloud deployment and administration tools a plus



+ Understanding of revision control and continuous integration best practices.



+ Experience with Docker in a managed environment (Swarm, Mesos, Kubernetes, OpenShift)



+ Familiarity with OpenStack



+ Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, high growth environment. Exhibits ownership of projects and tasks assigned.



+ Excellent organizational skills required to adapt to a constantly changing technical environment



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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