Wanted: Systems Administrator
Nerd Corps Entertainment - Vancouver, BC

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Wanted: Systems Administrator

Start Date: ASAP

Department: IT

About the position:

Nerd Corps Entertainment is looking for an energetic Systems Administrator to join our IT team.

Responsibilities and duties:

System Administration

Provide desktop support to production staff and artists’ workstations
Take a lead role in assisting production staff, artists and software department with technical problems
Ensure all computer systems are up to date with security patches, virus software, and application patches
Keep up to date with current technologies
Be open to integrating new ideas and methodologies
Work closely with the software department to ensure software runs properly and securely
Provide hardware support—this includes working with hardware vendors to troubleshoot, RMA and fix damaged or faulted hardware
Troubleshoot basic network problems
Troubleshoot and administer peripherals, printers, photocopiers and VoIP systems
Work closely with the IT manager and other IT staff to brainstorm ideas and diagnostics to solve technical issues and improve the operations of the IT Department and Nerd Corps as a whole
Be mindful of the safety, security and confidentiality of Nerd Corps and its staff and clients
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Network/System Security

Maintain system and workstation security policies defined by the IT Department
Work with senior IT staff to enforce Nerd Corps network and system security policy
Work proactively towards system and network security—this includes implementing new systems and changes to the current infrastructure with security in mind
Educate staff on common security procedures and requirements of safe and secure computing

Qualifications and competencies:

2+ years experience in IT role
Formal education/degree in computer systems
Excellent in Network Switching/Routing fundamentals
Thorough understanding of Windows 7 Pro
Well-versed in Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2
Strong understanding of TCP/IP
Working knowledge of Linux/Unix
Autodesk Softimage (XSI) knowledge is useful
Avid & Pro Tools knowledge is useful
Apple OSX knowledge is useful
Excellent interpersonal communication skills (both verbal and written)
Great team player
Highly organized with an ability to multitask
Great attention to details
Thrive in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
Willing to learn new technologies and operating environments
Proactive to anticipate the needs of production

About us:

Nerd Corps is one of the largest animation studios in Canada boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. But we’re more than just an animation studio. We build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, including IP creation and development, animation production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development. We’re a rarity in the industry, and are looking for the best talent to join our team!

Note: Successful applicants must be a Canadian citizen or possess landed immigrant status and be willing to work at the Nerd Corps studio in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

We would like to convey our sincere thanks to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.

Please email your resume and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
recruiting @ nerdcorps.com


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Nerd Corps Entertainment is a full service property development and animation studio based out of Vancouver, Canada. The company was formed...