Milk is an award-winning independent visual effects company based in London. We create innovative and complex sequences for high-end television and feature films.
We are currently hiring for 3 different systems positions, described below. More information about each one can be found on our website.
Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)
As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will play an integral role in support of an independent VFX studio in the heart of London. You’ll provide expertise to develop on monitoring, scalability and reliability and partner with them to develop Service Level Objectives and Indicators. You will be working together closely with our Pipeline and Production teams as a part of Systems to help expand the business flexibly. You’ll be empowered to make technology choices and will set the standards on best practice, partnering with stakeholders across the business whilst working closely with the Head of Systems.
Junior Systems Administrator
We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in being involved in a creative environment and to take on a high profile role where you will make a real impact on a successful, technology-driven company. You’ll be empowered to make technology choices and will work with more senior members of the team to set the standards on best practice.
Our Systems team are responsible for system-level monitoring, supporting the latest in VFX software (e.g. Nuke, Maya, etc.), data management, OS configuration, render farm maintenance, and workstation and server configuration, and much more, for a large number of Linux, Windows, and macOS systems. (approx. 200 workstations.)
We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in being involved in a creative environment and can have a real impact on a successful, technology-driven company.
The Render Support department monitors and manages the physical render farm cluster and the software (Deadline) which the render farm runs, ensuring high availability of resources 24/7. As a Render Wrangler, you will be working closely with Systems and Editorial and support the data operations across the company with providing out of hours data support.
More about us
We have a lively, friendly team and a great working environment. With the role of Render Support, there will be an implementation of a rota shift for us to be covered all hours of the day and potentially the weekends.
As a young company that is looking to grow dynamically, we have great opportunities to work on new technology and new tools that have an impact on how we move forward into the future. There are many routes to take in progressing your career here; whether it’s in tech or as an artist. You will be a part of shaping Milk VFX.
We are an open-minded company, and any suggestion or question is always valid amongst us as we believe in progressing everyone’s knowledge and development. Milk VFX has employees who have been here since the very beginning almost seven years ago because of the excellent working environment and the incredible work that we have produced in the past and present. It’s a great mix of creative and technical people, and that makes it an engaging environment to thrive in.