Systems Technical Assistant

Location: London
Job Code: 12144


Systems Technical Assistant

MPC is one of the world's leading post production facilities creating high-end digital visual effects for feature films, advertising, music and television. Technology is at the heart of the company, and a key part of the organization is the Systems team who develop and maintain the infrastructure on which the visual effects are created.

There is currently a vacancy for a Systems Technical Assistant in the Systems team supporting the Film department. The role offers the successful candidate potential to advance their technical skills, plus experience with state-of-the-art technology and an opportunity to learn from experienced colleagues. If you have a sharp technical mind, enjoy computing and want to be a part of some very high profile productions, then this is the place for you.

Primary Responsibilities

· Provide friendly face to face and phone support for VFX Artists using Linux and Windows.

· Set up, move and install workstations to meet production requirements.

· Troubleshoot, repair and RMA workstation hardware.

· Calibrate artist monitors.

· Coordinate with and help other members of the Systems team.

· Various ad-hoc project work.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

· A keen interest in computer hardware and systems technology.

· Friendly, excellent people skills and a desire to be part of a team.

· Self-motivated, proactive and able to work under pressure.

· An ability to prioritise workload and respond quickly to important issues.

· Enthusiastic with a commitment to learn.

Bonus Points

· A degree in a technology related field.

· Linux experience.

· Programming or scripting experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the dynamic world of film visual effects. If you are interested please apply online.

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