Data Operator


Position Overview

We require a highly organized, self-motivated person to help control the flow of information between our global offices. The primary duty of the job is to fulfill and supervise inter-office data transfer requests. The candidate must be willing and available to work shifts, including evenings and weekends, and overnight shifts as required to support production. If you have experience with FTP, VNC and Remote Desktop, good attention to detail and the flexibility to work shifts as required then consider yourself for this position. Other duties include responsibility for client data deliveries, processing of source material arriving from the client, as well as archival/restoration of data from tape.

Responsibilites / Tasks

  • Perform and manage inter-office data transfers
  • Rename files to conform to company standards
  • Co-ordinate with Systems Administration to ensure files are correctly placed
  • Receive physical media (cd, dvd, hard drives) from client and partner studios and load contents onto servers
  • Inventory and track physical media (cd, dvd, hard drives) for sending to client and partner studios
  • Prep files for delivery to clients (conforming to client delivery specifications)
  • Monitor and manage disk space on servers
  • Archival and restoration of data from tape



Data Operator Required Skills

  • Must have previous experience with Linux / Mac OSX / Windows
  • Must be experienced with FTP, SFTP. Basic understanding of Aspera a plus
  • Must be familiar with VNC and Remote Desktop services, understanding of Linux command line a plus
  • Must be available for evening and weekend shifts
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to closely and accurately follow instructions is vital
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines