Media Systems Engineer- Autodesk Flame

Advanced Systems Group LLC
San Jose, California



About Us:          

Advanced Systems Group, LLC enables creativity through better technology and operations for media creatives and content owners. From acquisition to delivery, on-premises or in the cloud, ASG ensures our clients’ success through tailored solutions. One of North America’s largest Media and Entertainment Technology and Operations suppliers, we provide engineering services, physical and cloud integration, training, support, and managed services. Our Managed Services deliver customized operations and services for all phases of media production, including creative and engineering. Founded in 1997 and providing nationwide services, ASG has teams based in Northern California, Los Angeles, the New York Tri-State Area, the Southeastern US, and the Rocky Mountain Region.       

We Are Looking For:

Advanced Systems Group LLC. is looking for an experienced Flame Post Production Systems Engineer to operate and maintain our key video and visual effects systems, pipeline workflow, render farm operation, and management while assisting the creative end user. This role demands innovative thinking to empower our Video team to explore new and inventive content-creation methods.         

Your mission will involve navigating the complex interplay between professional video production and enterprise IT technology. We seek a candidate who stands out for their in-depth experience in managing large-scale video infrastructures and systems, setting industry benchmarks with their technical prowess.         

Job Responsibilities

  • System Administration and Innovation: Oversee complex, high-performance, mission-critical video systems, and develop new infrastructure solutions to boost production capabilities.
  • Technical Expertise: Deep experience managing critical server, storage, and networking hardware, particularly Linux, OS X, Xsan, Stornext, and enterprise-class Ethernet and Brocade Fibre Channel systems.
  • Problem-Solving: Efficiently analyze and troubleshoot complex systems, devising and implementing solutions quickly to ensure ongoing production uptime.
  • Preventative Maintenance: Coordinate maintenance schedules and conduct proactive system diagnostics to maintain system health.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Maintain effective communication across diverse teams to support and integrate creative workflows.
  • Technology Advancement: Lead the coordination and management of video infrastructure, advocating for and incorporating new technologies based on user requirements.

Key Qualifications

  • MUST HAVE AUTODESK FLAME EXPERIENCE, showcasing proficiency in high-end visual effects software.
  • Minimum 5 years of post-production engineering experience, demonstrating a deep understanding of video post-production technologies and workflows.
  • Essential Linux and OS X operating system experience, reflecting a broad capability in managing various system environments.
  • Linux scripting and automation experience, illustrating skills in streamlining operations and enhancing system efficiency.
  • Ansible experience is a plus, indicating advanced automation and configuration management knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts clearly.
  • Certifications in Redhat, Cisco CCNA, Brocade FC, and Quantum Stornext are considered advantageous, demonstrating a commitment to professional development and expertise in relevant technologies.   

Compensation & Benefits:          

This full-time role offers a salary of $175,000-$200,000 depending on experience.           

ASG LLC offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, 401k, paid time off, and more. Applicants from the state of Washington may contact to request a full disclosure of the benefits offerings.          

Advanced Systems Group LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.