Fairfax Digital

Linux Systems Engineer / Digital Infrastructure Department

Fairfax Digital, the online arm of Fairfax Media, requires a highly skilled and motivated person to fulfil the role of a Linux Systems Engineer within the Digital Infrastructure department. This role requires in-depth knowledge and proven ability in administering high volume websites, based on the Linux operating system and open source technology

The position is based in Pyrmont, Sydney, and offers an extremely creative and challenging culture. We expect the best and will offer a rewarding career with exposure to the latest technologies.

To be considered and successful in this position you will have 3+ years in a similar role. A proven history of problem resolution and innovation is essential. You will complement and join a team that possesses a passion and deep awareness of emerging technology and digital practices.

Essential Skills

- Red Hat / Centos

- Apache

- Tomcat




- Shell scripting

Desired Skills

- Ruby, Python or Perl

- Puppet

- Satellite / Spacewalk server

- Kernel-based virtual machine (KVM)

- CVS, SVN and Git

- Layer 7 load balancing

- SAN and NAS infrastructure

- Routing and switching


Key Responsibilities

- Directly support the web infrastructure and services

- Automated deployment, configuration and lifecycle management of workloads

- Detailed design

- Change, incident and problem management

- Rostered on call

The future for Fairfax Digital is bright. As a fast paced, dynamic and results driven business, our people are passionate about delivering to our audience the best possible digital experience through highly engaging, creative and informative digital platforms.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to Jim Watts <jwatts@fairfaxdigital.com.au>