System Engineer/IT Manager

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    Vancouver,, Canada

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    Dhara Majmundar

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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  • Job Title:   System Engineer / IT Manager
  • Type:         Permanent
  • Location: Vancouver, BC

Job Description

Our client is currently looking for System Engineer /IT Manager to be in management of several employees including assignments, training, discipline, schedule, promotion, etc. The ideal candidate brings in the blend of Technical Knowledge along with leadership qualities and thirst for the growth.


  • Strategic Planning
    • Participate in strategic planning and implementation regarding technology
    • Work with CTO and Head of Technology on overall technology priorities
    • Evaluate and integrate hardware, software, and workflow upgrades
  • Manage IT Staff
    • Act as primary liaison between production management and technical employees
    • Employee schedules, ensure coverage is adequate for production needs
    • Oversee internal ticket system and make assignments to employees
    • Make recommendations on staffing needs
    • Evaluate and review people within department
  • Security - nice to have
    • Contribute to best practices/policies
    • Oversee implementation of internal policies
    • Spot checks and deeper penetration tests
    • Ensure compliance with contractual requirements
    • Backup / Disaster Recovery planning and testing
  • Assist in developing design approaches and concepts on assigned projects and requests assistance from the staff when needed.
  • Ensure that company technical policies and procedures are practiced during the execution of projects.
  • Integrate new technology into the facility


  • Technical Knowledge
    • Virtualization (VMware/ ESXi/Nutanix/HyperV)
    • Unstructured Data Systems (Isilon/BlueArc/Qumulo/Netapp)
    • Active Directory including inter-platform authentication
    • Common licensing mechanisms including FlexLM and RLM
    • Scripting/automation of some type, Python a plus
    • General database support, MySQL a plus
  • Experience
    • Implementing Fast and Secure networks within the M&E Industry
      • Brocade/Extreme and/or Palo Alto
    • Supporting 2D and 3D artists / applications, Nuke, Maya, and Houdini
    • Supporting network rendering, Thinkbox Deadline
    • Integration of multiplatform OS environments (Windows / OSX / Linux)
    • Connecting and collaborating with multiple offices in remote locations
    • Supporting subscription-based software such as Adobe CC / O365 / GAPS
    • Cloud technologies (AWC, GCS, Azure, etc.)
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Systems or comparable professional experience
    • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a professional system engineering environment
    • Excellent communication and organizational skill with strong attention to detail