Linux DevOps Engineer, Freelancer.com

This is as close as you will get working to working in a Silicon Valley tech company. There's no other opportunity like this in Australia!

As a member of the Freelancer.com infrastructure team, you'll be working side-by-side with software engineers to design and deliver mission critical services and systems.You'll be working with MySQL and Nginx at scale, as well as a wide variety of cutting edge technology used to support our web-scale, real-time marketplace including Python, Go, Thrift, RabbitMQ, Redis, and ElasticSearch.

Fully deployed in Amazon's EC2 cloud, it's our mission to build highly resilient, self healing systems by automating and monitoring EVERYTHING using Puppet, ZooKeeper, Graphite, Kibana, and Jenkins.

Over 8.4 million users have joined Freelancer.com to work and get work done. With over 4.8 million projects posted to date, with a total value of over 1.1 billion dollars, Freelancer.com is the world's largest online outsourcing & crowdsourcing site.

You will have:
* Strong experience working with Linux at scale
* Strong experience working with MySQL
* Experience working with automation tools such as Puppet, or Chef
* Strong understanding of networking and systems architecture
* Tertiary Degree in Computer Science/Engineering (or Related)
* Language experience with any of: PHP, Python, Go, Node.js, Ruby
* Experience working in high-performance or web-scale environment will be highly regarded.

Freelancer.com DevOps Engineers have a strong understanding of core computer science and systems architecture, are intelligent, highly motivated, welcome responsibility, and love to tackle difficult problems. This won't be your typical cog-in-the-machine type of job. You will be exposed to the fast pace of a startup at the grass roots by a team who have built global technology companies before, designing and developing the software and systems that drive our platform of over 8.4 million users.

Freelancer.com has a vibrant and fun team atmosphere where you can enjoy many perks such as our huge balcony overlooking the harbour, social events, hackathons, poker tournaments, well-stocked kitchens, Friday BBQs, an outdoor pool table, and free gym membership! We also provide our staff with spacious desks, huge LCD monitors, and your choice of development platform (Linux, Mac, Windows). This won't be your typical cog-in-the-machine type of job.

If you're a high achiever with talent, looking for something more than a boring job in corporate, want to work with the best and brightest, don't need to be hand held, and want to be in at ground zero with a company that has a shot at being one of the biggest sites on the Internet then contact us.

To apply, email your CV to careers@freelancer.com

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Dave Harrison
VP Engineering, Freelancer.com