Sr. Systems Administrator (LAMP) @ BigCommerce - Fastest Growing SaaS eCommerce Platform in the world - Sydney (Surry Hills)

Have you ever wanted to flex your sys admin muscle and take control of the systems powering an entire platform? Do you have a passion for open source technologies such as Linux, MySQL and Apache? If you answered “YES!”, then we have the perfect job for you....BigCommerce, a leader in the ecommerce space that has been featured in Forbes magazine, TechCrunch, Inc Magazine and Mashable, and is ranked #633 on the Inc 5,000 list for 2010 is looking for a Sr. Linux Systems Administrator.

Here at BigCommerce you'll have the opportunity to create your dream role! Check us out at and imagine this:
* The opportunity to build, install and support a variety of servers – where your tasks will vary each day
* A great salary package commensurate with your skills and experience
* Extend your knowledge of open-source frameworks and technologies
* The opportunity to work in a great company alongside other Linux System Administrators and Web/IT professionals
* Enjoy a relaxed and supportive work culture
* Be offered ongoing professional development and potential career advancement as well as the chance to work in a dynamic evolving company that is well respected within the industry.
* Have a guiding hand in growing BigCommerce from 10,000 stores to industry leader (over 50,000 stores) in the next few years

To Apply:

To be a perfect fit for this role you will need the following skills/attributes:
* Linux (Debian) experience
* MySQL database administration experience
* Experience configuring and maintaining Apache
* LDAP experience
* Puppet, memcache, nginx and VMWare experience
* Postfix configuration and maintenance
* Configuration and troubleshooting of DNS, routing and connectivity issues
* Version control (svn, git)
* Experience with iptables firewalls
* Understanding of caching, load balancing, and high availability
* Demonstrate a good understanding of server security issues and web protocols
* Shell scripting
* A security-first attitude
* Demonstrate skills for proactively identifying and resolving potential problems
* A “can do” attitude and professional work practices
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* The ability and experience to work well independently as well as part of a project team
* You can take control of a technical situation and resolve it quickly and professionally

The following skills/attributes are also highly desirable but not required:
* Experience building and supporting infrastructure behind a hosted (SaaS) software application
* An understanding of (and a history implementing and maintaining) PCI compliance
* VPNS (pptp and openvpn)
* Redis or other key value stores
* Samba
* Various other mail servers
* Google Apps
* Plesk
* SNMP / Nagios / Cacti
* RSync
* Java / Tomcat
* Alternative webservers (lighttpd, nginx)
* Bind and PowerDNS
* Windows server 2008 (active directory)

Other perks you'll love:
* All day access to a kitchen stocked full of free food and soda
* Work with like-minded people and managers with technical backgrounds
* Regular outings to celebrate company milestones and holidays
* The knowledge you're working to build something big
* Excellent career path for the right candidate

About BigCommerce:
BigCommerce is the fastest growing SaaS e-commerce platform in the world. Our mission is to be the #1 e-commerce provider in the world by creating and delivering software that changes people's lives. Launched in August 2009, BigCommerce is trusted by over 9,000 businesses to run their online stores. Based in Austin, TX and Sydney, Australia we offer a fun, success-driven, harmonious culture that provides outstanding growth opportunities for smart, motivated, passionate people.

To apply: