Job Overview :The Senior Systems Administrator role works to assure smooth operation of the WDAS Data Center, and related areas. This role will assist in planning deployment, installation, administration and maintenance of all systems, including servers, storage & render hardware, backup systems and other complex systems that provide foundational services for the Studio.The Senior Systems Administrator will collaborate with other technology teams and support staff to address challenges, help to plan projects throughout the year, and to identify long-term technical goals.Responsibilities :● Acquire and maintain advanced knowledge of the WDAS Data Center, including all devices, servers, storage nodes/clusters, render hardware, etc.● Work with team members to schedule and perform necessary maintenance, upgrades and troubleshooting of all systems in the Data Center and related areas.● Assist in execution of installation projects, including large replacements/expansions of equipment.● Help to inform annual budget decisions for general Data Center purchases, new technologies, maintenance, etc.● Help to maintain runbooks of all Data Center processes and protocols, including a detailed service-loss recovery plan.● Support backup, disaster recovery, and archive processes for critical data.● Develop and operate procedures for migrating large volumes of data between storage clusters.● Document and report on various storage metrics.Basic Qualifications :● Minimum 2 years experience in enterprise computer room administration● Strong knowledge and experience with Linux & Macintosh operating systems● Familiarity with Windows administration.● Familiarity with common scale-out/high performance storage systems, such as Isilon, Qumulo, NetApp● Familiarity with virtual computing environments, such as VMware, KVM, Kubernetes, Docker, etc● Basic understanding of computer room system design, installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, monitoring, and security procedures.● Familiarity with common backup technologies and products, such as NetBackup and Bareos, Quantum, LTO.● Basic understanding of network technology and communication principles● Ability to adapt to a changing work environment.Preferred Qualifications :● Configuration of administration of issue tracking systems such as RT or Jira● Experience with CG Animation, Visual Effects, or Video Game production environments● Familiarity with systems tools and protocols (e.g. SNMP, OpenView, Nagios, iperf, Zabbix)● Basic scripting skillsRequired Education :● College degree or other degree related to Information Technology, Computer Systems or relevant work experience#DISNEYTECHLocation: Burbank,CaliforniaJob Posting Company:The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.