About Important Looking Pirates
Important Looking Pirates (ILP) is a multiple VES and Emmy award winning studio and have created animation and visual effects for some of the greatest storytellers. ILP was founded by artists in 2007 with the vision to become one of the top international suppliers of VFX in terms of quality, professionalism and service. With amazing project such as Lost In Space, Mandalorian, Westworld, Black Sails, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in ILP’s backlog, they can proudly say that they are one of the most successful studios in the world.
During the last 15 years, they have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business with talents from all corners of the world. All of their artists, technicians and support personnel are driven by passion for what they do and always strive to push the limits of what can be accomplished.Your role as Systems Administrator
As a Systems Administrator, you will be part of ILP’s Platform team and support VFX Production by ensuring that ILP’s systems and infrastructure are always performing at its best and with a high level of security in mind. Your focus will be on Linux Systems administration and Infrastructure automation.
You will be working in a small and dedicated team and get the opportunity to work with a range of systems and tasks. It is of great importance to ILP that you have a strong passion for Linux and Automation, to enable them to continue to push the limits of what they can deliver. The tech teams are very collaborative and enthusiastic in building and improving their internal services to support our creative departments.
Experience or interest in the following areas are desirable:
- Managing a fleet of Linux systems in ILP’s data centers
- Large Scale storage platforms (Powerscale)
- HPC - High Performance Computing
- High Security environments
- Infrastructure as Code On-prem and Cloud (Terraform)
- Configuration management tools (Puppet and Ansible)
- Lifecycle management (Foreman)
- Container orchestration (Kubernetes)
- Education in technology or corresponding work experience
- Broad experience from working with Linux systems, structure automation and large-scale storage platforms (Powerscale)
- Experience from working in high security environments
- Experience from managing and partake in projects relevant to this role
- Experience from the industry or the gaming industry is a big merit
To succeed in this role, you take great ownership and responsibility over your work, are proactive and driven. You are a team player by heart and strive to ensure the best for the whole group and have a unpretentious attitude to your work and colleagues. Last but not least, you have a great interest in IT and have a high appreciation for being part of a fast-moving context where you get a great opportunity to influence and develop within your function.Why you should board the ship
Work life balance and having a good time while working is something that ILP value. At ILP you will have the opportunity to be part of a fun, friendly and close knitted team, where you will be working with systems and technologies used to produce the best Visual Effects in the world.
ILP’s head office is located in the famous Norstedts building in the heart of Stockholm. The office is designed to inspire creativity and to provide the best possible work environment for creating spectacular visual effects. Almost a third of the office consists of social areas where the pirates gather to have lunch and celebratory fikas, get company updates, participate in fussball tournaments, and hang out for Friday beers.Practical details:
Start: As soon as possible or by agreement
Extent: This is a full-time position
Location: Stockholm, hybrid remote
Salary: Fixed, monthly by agreementDoes the role as a Systems Administrator to Important Looking Pirates sound interesting? The selection is ongoing so do not hesitate to apply today! As we move towards the summer holidays, the selection will take place at the beginning of August. Therefore, the expected feedback is slightly longer than usual. In this recruitment process, great emphasis will be placed on personal characteristics. We at Needo look forward to hearing from you!