System Administrator (FreeBSD/Linux) - Perth - permanent full time, 80-100k +super

System Administrator

* Permanent role
* Salary range $80,000 - $100,000 (plus super)

CalorieKing is looking for a System Administrator to join our Team based in Perth. The successful applicant will be responsible for administration of the live hosting environment comprising of web and database servers located in the Perth CBD and in the United States, as well as development and intranet servers located at our Nedlands office.

Additionally, your responsibilities will include:

* Monitoring system stability and performance
* Writing documentation
* Administration of the office LAN
* Some desktop support to office staff

The right applicant will have:

* At least 2 years commercial experience as a UNIX/Linux System Administrator
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent troubleshooting skills
* The ability to work unsupervised and use initiative
* A willingness to learn
* Knowledge/awareness of the following technologies:
* FreeBSD and/or Linux
* TCP/IP networking
* MTAs (Postfix, Sendmail)
* firewalls
* scripting languages (shell, PHP, Python)
* web servers (Apache/thttpd/lighttpd etc)
* database systems (MySQL/PostgreSQL)
* Virtualisation technologies / VMWare
* High availability and load balancing/failover
* Have an interest in weight management, wellness, and lifestyle

Also desirable but not required is:

* Knowledge/awareness of:
* Cisco IOS
* Foundry ServerIron load balancers
* Java Application Servers (Tomcat)
* Previous experience:
* with PostgreSQL
* working in a web hosting environment
* working with developers

CalorieKing, based in Nedlands, Western Australia, is a leading developer of consumer and corporate wellness solutions. We operate two high traffic wellness web sites (US and Australian markets) with the Australian site being the most popular health and wellness site in Australia. We also develop software for Windows and Mac as well as handheld and mobile devices.

We are located near the University of Western Australia, with easy access by public transport. The job comes with flexible working conditions, the possibility of further training relevant to the job to be provided, and a chance for your contribution to make a real difference to many thousands of people struggling with weight loss. Salary packaging is also available for laptops, phones, cars, etc.


If you are interested, please send a cover e-mail and your Resume (PDF preferred) to: