Render Wrangler

Location München
Employment Type Permanent
Schedule Full-time
Years of experience lt-1

Your tasks

  • Monitor, manage and keep the renderfarm running at maximum capacity.
  • Monitor jobs on the “Pixar Tractor” render manager: identify stalling jobs, follow upand report failed jobs to artists/Production.
  • Check and re-start failed render tasks.
  • Update and maintain Render Manager job priorities according to instructions from production.
  • Monitor disk space usage and flag high disk or network usage over-night.
  • Restart unreliable blades and report them to the IT as necessary for later diagnosis.
  • Provide first level technical support to artists and production team members.
  • Provide additional information to, and where required, liaise with the IT team to assist in trouble-shooting larger technical issues.

Requirements

  • A focus in Computer Science/Engineering as an undergraduate is a major plus.
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX, in particular the shell environment and navigating through the file system is a requirement.
  • Experience and/or interests in any of the following IT technologies is a benefit: ZFS, Layer 2 Networking, esxi, vsphere, pfsense, RHEL, iSCSI, git, rpm, Bacula, NFS, SMB, python, Asterisk, Ansible, Graphite, Nagios, Observium, Cacti, Solaris, bash, csh.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a fast paced, occasionally high pressure environment
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to work very flexible hours, including weekends and/or evenings.

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