Data IO Operator

Jellyfish Pictures

Jellyfish Pictures

  • United Kingdom, United Kingdom
  • Full-time
  • Salary undisclosed

Jellyfish Pictures Summary  

Founded in 2001, Jellyfish Pictures has grown from the original "two-man band" into an internationally recognised operation. Known for their world-class animation and VFX, beautifully rendered imagery and multi platform content, Jellyfish’s critically acclaimed work has earned them multiple awards. These include EMMY, BAFTA, highly sought-after VES Awards, and several other accolades.

Their VFX credits include the latest addition to Lucasfilm’s Star Wars saga, The Book of Boba Fett, as well as various blockbuster movies in the franchise. The team has recently completed work on BBC’s This is Going to Hurt adding to their numerous TV Drama credits.

In Animation, Jellyfish are currently partnered with Netflix working on a highly anticipated Roald Dahl animated project. DreamWorks Animation's Spirit: Untamed, How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming and several series of top-rated children’s shows are also part of their high end CG animation repertoire.

Come... join a team of super talented artists!

Job Summary

Responsibility and management of the Jellyfish Data I/O Pipeline. Specifically, to consult stakeholders, design and build tools and systems to migrate the following processes to be automatically queued, logged and sanity checked in the Jellyfish database.

Reports to

Head of Pipeline

Requirements

  • The upload and download of data, in sanity checked appropriate naming and filing conventions
  • Physical media (ingest / handling), client sends (management / monitoring), technical QC, virus scans, physical and web media ‘rips’.
  • Archiving and backups, including recovery.
  • Actively monitoring disk usage / resource management and projection.
  • Searching for untouched / redundant data and managing the archiving or deletion process with artists and production.
  • Responding to work requests in a timely manner, occasional triaging of requests where appropriate.
  • Supporting IT and Pipeline where needed.
  • Agile methodology and deployment will be followed as per Jellyfish protocols.
  • Current processes will need to be followed as the new systems are built and migrated to.

This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of duties. The need for flexibility is required and the post holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee's skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Experience/Requirements

  • Actively monitoring disk usage
  • Disk resource management
  • Data archival and restoration
  • Searching for untouched / redundant data and managing the archiving or deletion process with artists and production.
  • Ensuring that completed shows are not left online after they have been delivered to the client - archiving and deleting these shows correctly
  • responding to work requests in a timely manner, occasional triaging of requests where appropriate.
  • Restoring any reasonable request for old show data and keeping the requester up to date on the restore progress
  • Supporting IT and Pipeline where needed
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