Infrastructure Engineer - IT DevOps/Automation Engineer

We’re a small team of engineers looking after a lot of infrastructure. We monitor, improve, install and manage the infrastructure that supports over 1500 crew and the delivery of world leading visual effects. We support thousands of servers, petabytes of network storage, a diverse network setup, and have interesting security requirements to meet.

Behind our crew and the films we work on, is the architecture built by the infrastructure team. We’re always on call to keep our systems up and running, ensuring we deliver on time and that our crew have the best experience possible.

To complement the skillset in our team, we are looking for an experienced Infrastructure Engineer with strong hands-on experience working in a DevOps environment, who possess strong scripting and automation experience. Our Infrastructure Engineers perform both day-to-day support and project work to sustain and improve our large, primarily cross-platform infrastructure.

Required skills:

  • Strong scripting skills using Bash, Python etc.
  • Configuration management using Puppet or similar
  • Infrastructure as code using Terraform or similar
  • Using git to deploy code and collaborate with colleagues
  • CI/CD
  • Linux administration

Desired experience:

  • Experience with Ubuntu or Debian based operating systems strongly desirable.
  • Knowledge of endpoint management applications and processes e.g. Puppet, Ansible, SALT, Chef, Jamf etc.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code languages e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation
  • Any other languages including Ruby, Powershell, C-like, Perl
  • Administering clients via MDM
  • OSX administration
  • Linux debugging
  • VMware and other virtual environments
  • AWS deployment and operations
  • Kubernetes and other container environments
  • Unix build systems CMake, GCC etc.
  • Knowledge of use and management of additional VCS systems e.g. Perforce
  • Other general system administration applications and services e.g. DNS, DHCP, SystemImager, Foreman, F5, firewalls, monitoring and metrics etc.

We offer a flexible, creative, dynamic and supportive environment and the opportunity to work with leading-edge technology. Weta Digital is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate our diversity and believe in creating an environment where all our crew feel welcomed, respected, supported and appreciated.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, where you are empowered to identify opportunities and design and implement solutions – then this may be the opportunity for you!

Location: Wellington - New Zealand