Fitzrovia, London, W1




Systems Administrator

Picture Shop UK is looking for a Systems Administrator, able to work in a diverse and highly agile environment, at the elite level of Studio Feature post production.

Candidates must be natural problem solvers who understand the criticality of service uptime and client service environments.


Key duties will include:

  • Maintaining integrity of the network, servers and workstation deployment in a Linux/Unix/Windows/MacOS environment, whilst keeping a conscious eye on security
  • Developing and supporting our VMs, system imaging and centralised config management systems and systems development. 
  • Input on the design and implementation of projects will be expected, as well as the ability to be an intrinsic part of their success. 



With a broad range of experience in post services and platforms, global reach, teamworking and outlook, the candidate must be a self-motivated team player, prepared to share knowledge and help develop the skills of others across all Streamland businesses both in the UK and across the wider group. 

Specific requirements:

  • Proven track record of resolving basic issues associated with system configuration management, resource sharing and basic networking concepts. 
  • Administer key services such as DNS, DHCP, Active Directory Authentication
  • Work alongside and support the global development team
  • Configuration management using Salt stack beneficial
  • Proficient with Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems 
  • AD configuration management and integration
  • IP Switches, Routers and Firewalls (Juniper/Mellanox/Fortinet) knowledge a bonus
  • Good documentation and communication skills. Agile knowledge beneficial
  • Deployment infrastructure knowledge, such as docker and docker-compose on VMware (vSphere), AWS, Azure. Using Git CI/CD
  • Experience running webservers, databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB), MQ (RabbitMQ) beneficial 
  • A broad experience base and hands on approach is preferred, with solid system administration fundamentals and an ability to be an independent thinker and problem solver. 
  • Forward looking, resourceful, natural curiosity about technology and what we do, the role is critical to meeting client deadlines and requires a flexible approach to hours and days worked.


To request a (confidential) discussion about this role, please send your details online via grapevinejobs. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please include your salary expectations in your covering letter.