IT Systems Engineer

19 January, 2021

Alt.vfx is looking for a talented individual to fill an IT Systems Engineer role at our Brisbane Head Office, whereas an integral part of the team you will play an important part in the daily workings of the company, including supporting our additional studio’s all around the world. This role carries a high level of responsibility and you will be working alongside the Heads of department and reporting directly to the Head of IT.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, works well under pressure, exceptional communication skills and detail orientated. Experience in the post-production environment is essential, with knowledge of VFX workflows & varying IT environments highly regarded.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Level 1 & 2 IT Helpdesk tasks, being the primary responder to support requests across the board, identifying issues and escalating where needed
  • Maintaining & monitoring core infrastructure, including server, networking, and storage.
  • Supporting in house pipeline, application and rendering processes.
  • Performing software management, installation, and updates across the board.
  • Maintaining and managing VFX workstations, including upgrades, new deployments and troubleshooting for Windows, MAC and Linux.
  • Supporting user account management within Windows AD and GSUITE
  • Assisting with facility suite’s including broadcast, SDI distribution and Video conferencing.


  • At least 2-3 Years of hands-on experience within the VFX industry or other relative industry vertices
  • Experiences with varying Operating environments including Windows, Windows Server, Linux and MACOS is a must.
  • Cisco CCNA accreditation or higher is highly desirable, Microsoft and other vender certifications would be of value as well.
  • Degree in engineering, computer science or computer engineering is preferred or equivalent experience
  • Experience with advanced server/storage operations utilizing various product platforms such as virtualization, VFX platforms, Render and general infrastructure
  • Programming experience with Python and or PowerShell.
  • Experience with Cloud environments, particularly AWS is highly regarded.

This is a full-time role based out of our Brisbane Head office, starting immediately. The role represents an amazing chance for a talented individual to become an integral part of our production team, working on some of the biggest and best projects in the industry.

If you’re up for the challenge, then get in touch today at with IT Systems Engineer – Brisbane in the subject line.