Sarofsky IT Position

Posting Date: May 13, 2014

The Media Systems & Technology Assistant will interface daily with staff providing solutions to common issues occurred during production. Tasks will include configuring, integrating and supporting all of the applications, workstations, networks, storage appliances, data filers, license servers and render farms necessary for production. When not resolving production issues, a Media Systems & Technology Assistant will design and develop custom pipeline tools in collaboration with VFX & CG Supervisors; analyze and implement security related procedures pertaining to high security film productions; and strategize and maintain backup and disaster recovery protocols.


Exceptional communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups and individuals Exceptional trouble-shooting and problem solving skills Ability to manage time efficiently with the ability to work under pressure handling multiple duties at the same time. Ability to work independently using own initiative. Ability to identify areas of improvement Knowledge of 3D & compositing applications preferred but not required. Knowledge of film & video concepts a plus but not required.

Preferred Technology Proficiencies:

Operating Systems Expertise with current OSX and WIN operating systems. OS X 10.7.x – 10.9.x, OS X Server 10.8.x – 10.9.x, WIN7. Familiarity with RedHat, Ubuntu


Installation, management and troubleshooting for the following applications; Adobe Creative Suite, The Foundry Nuke, The Foundry Hiero, FCP 7, Maya, Microsoft Office Suite, Autodesk Smoke on Mac, Tweak Software RV, FlexLM, Reprise License Manager, Royal Render


RAID concepts, creation, management & recovery. Backup concepts & management.


Dell Force10 Switches; Brocade Switches – copper and optical FC; Meraki Switches; Sonicwall Network Appliances Block Protocols: FC, FCoE, iSCSI File Protocols: CIFS, NFS, AFP, FTP Digital security utilizing Layer 3 switch configuration including VLANs, Subnets & ACLs DNS, LDAP, OD & AD Extra/Bonus Technology Familiarities: EMC VNX Unified Storage & Unisphere, BlueArc, Dot Hill, StorNext, Python, Javascript, Apache

SUBMISSION: Interested parties should send resumes to with TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANT in the subject line.