DATA OPERATOR – NIGHT SHIFT

Location
London
Salary
Competitve
Posted
14 Dec 2015
Closes
11 Jan 2016
Job Type
Permanent

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema, part of the Deluxe group, are the leading provider of a broad range of Digital Film services and technologies to major Hollywood Studios and the Independent Film Market.

As a Data Operator, you will be situated within one of Deluxe’s most significant departments at the heart of the Digital Cinema pipeline. You will be required to undertake day-to-day file checking, delivery, storage management and long-term cataloguing of digital files.

This position is responsible for working & operating alongside all our digital operational teams.

This role reports into the Data Operations Manager.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Must have +1 year's data management experience in a Digital Cinema/Post-Production/Media environment
  • Broad knowledge of data transfer software common to post-production and data management industries.
  • Knowledge of digital cinema production terminology would be advantageous.
  • A good understanding of the concept of databases and metadata.
  • Experience of project management and meeting deadlines.
  • Working experience with Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • A basic understanding of Linux, Unix or DOS shell navigation.
  • A working knowledge of storage media and storage technologies.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Loading and archiving files from LTO tapes, HDD, CD-Rom, DVDs.
  • Archiving projects using a tape robot and tape library; Ensuring critical data backups are completed and the transfer of data as and when required.
  • Creating and managing the directory structures for multiple projects; Moving, copying and deleting project files.
  • Monitoring central storage disk usage using disk management software tools; Capacity planning and management of production data storage.
  • Creating Aspera accounts for numerous high profile clients.
  • Upon confirmation of asset validity, delivering the assets via agreed method; Hard Drive, LTO, FTP, Aspera  Faspex, Aspera P2P, Signiant, Netflight, SmartJog, Fotokem.
  • Adhering to file naming conventions and established working protocols.
  • Always looking for ways in which efficiency and productivity can be improved.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Technology or Computing Experience.
  • Intermediate operational experience with Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Operational experience of Linux, Unix or DOS shell navigation.
  • A working knowledge of storage media, SAN infrastructures and storage technologies.
  • Data format knowledge.

Technologies

  • Experience with Digital Storage Systems.
  • Experience with Digital Transfer Systems.
  • Understanding of Network Topologies.

Operating systems

Intermediate operational experience with:

  • Microsoft Windows.
  • Linux / Unix.
  • MAC.

 Hardware and Software

  • Experience with tape backup systems (LTO).
  • Operational experience with Aspera, Signiant, SmartJog, and FTP, FTPS.

INNATE ABILITIES

(E.g. common sense, diplomacy, initiative)

  • Polite and professional with a positive and optimistic approach
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain focus.
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also be a good team player
  • Ability to make clear decisions
  • Diligent and organized
  • Able to anticipate and develop contingencies
  • Flexible with the ability to work in a fast paced demanding environment
  • Objective and balanced within a demanding environment
  • An understanding of film post production and associated technologies

PERSONALITY

  • Positive and flexible attitude.
  • Reliable and professional.
  • A good team player.
  • Energetic and positive in approach.
  • Willing and able to trouble shoot complex problems.
  • Share an interest in continuing to develop and expand your technical skill set in conjunction with the department.

WORKING HOURS  

Night Shift – 4 Days on 4 Days off Rotational shift pattern 8pm-8am