RENDER WRANGLER

RENDER WRANGLER

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Type: Contract
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Place:
Montreal
Description

To apply, please visit: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX1021

JOB SUMMARY

Scanline VFX is looking for a Render Wrangler to join our team. Render wranglers work closely with system engineers, pipeline developers and production staff in order to effectively support our rendering infrastructure and ensure basic help desk and IT support is being provided to 300+ employees at multiple locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Render Wrangler

  • Monitor, troubleshoot and optimize network rendering resources
  • Monitor and report resource utilization such as disk space, node usage, job saturation, etc.
  • Identify and diagnose failing renders and malfunctioning render machines
  • Monitor the render queue to maximize resource efficiency and handle job priorities
  • Maintain maximum farm uptime
  • Respond to rendering-related support requests

Systems Administration Support

  • Work with other Systems Engineer to address daily support tickets
  • Set-up employee workstations, monitors, IP phones, etc
  • Create user accounts for new hires: e-mail, messenger, phone
  • Identify and resolve problems in the production system quickly and completely

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering or another technical field (NOT MANDATORY, BUT PREF)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to a high pressure, fast-paced, dynamic environment with shifting priorities.
  • Experience troubleshooting in a Windows environment
  • Working understanding of art packages with; 3DS Max, Maya and Nuke a plus

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • knowledge of at least one of the relevant 3D packages (eg. Maya, XSI or 3D Studio Max) currently in use by the VFX industry;
  • ability to learn new software quickly, and learn on the job;
  • enthusiasm to learn and develop professionally;
  • ability to analyze and problem solve;
  • ability to manage and prioritize time and workload;
  • ability to work under pressure;
  • experience administrating multiple operating systems, including Windows (XP, Win7), Mac OS and linux (Centos, Opensuse,Ubuntu)
  • familiarity with networking and distributed computing, including network file systems, routing and subnetting.
  • experience in scripting is desirable but not essential;
  • flexibility in work hours.
  • ability to lift heavy equipment for installation and relocation tasks
  • outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask
  • ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines

BENEFITS INCLUDED

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

APPLICATIONS

  • APPLY ONLY ONCE. We keep your resume on file. If your resume/reel has change after 6 months please apply.
  • ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
    Your email is what we use for correspondence.
  • RESUME – Include in your resume company names and dates of employment. Max 2 pages.
  • COVER LETTER – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
  • REEL BREAKDOWN – describe the tools and what you did on the shot.
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