Linux systems administrator - Casual contractor - Sydney for CALYX information essentials

CALYX is looking for an informal hourly "on demand" arrangement with an experienced Linux systems administrator who loves open source.

CALYX information essentials provides information management services to the enterprise, specialising in the areas of collections management and librarianship. We provide consulting, data conversion, software installation and hosting services.

(*) degree qualified
(*) Linux/debian
(*) Linux vserver
(*) LAMP
(*) Perl desirable but not essential
(*) FOSS distribution and installation methodology

Personal Attributes:
(*) a mature person who takes responsibility
(*) significant systems administration experience in complex environments
(*) open mind, ability to convey knowledge and mentor as required
(*) demonstrated ability in written and oral communications in English
(*) self-starter with a desire to self-educate and share knowledge

Working Arrangements:
(*) at call
(*) telecomputing, onsite would be rare
(*) occasional meetings at inner Sydney / Lower North Shore
(*) interacting with mature, experienced librarians and computing analysts and developers
(*) possibility of further business involvement if desired

If you are interested, please forward your CV and a cover letter to