Internal Systems Engineer

Given the work-from-home and part-time nature of this job, it may be suited to a stay-at-home parent, but not exclusively so.

Job essentials

  • intermediate/advanced skills & experience in system and network administration;
  • expertise in Debian and Ubuntu based distributed infrastructure;
  • shell scripting;
  • live in Australia or New Zealand, with permission to work;
  • self-motivated, ability to work independently (from anywhere – good Internet access required);
  • excellent written/verbal English.

Range of tasks

  • maintain internal infrastructure/systems so that our engineers can do their magic for clients;
  • keep internal documentation up-to-date.

Core technologies

  • Ubuntu/Debian Linux, Xen
  • iptables/fail2ban
  • ssh, bzr, git
  • Apache, lighttpd, nginx
  • PHP, Ruby/Rails
  • Puppet
  • Memcached
  • MySQL/MariaDB
  • Zimbra, Postfix
  • Munin
  • rsnapshot
  • Redmine
  • Drupal 6
  • WordPress

We also use (and, where appropriate, integrate with) external services and companies such as New Relic, Launchpad, GitHub, Linode, Host Networks, IRC/Gtalk/Skype.

Sounds good! What next?

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