Systems Administrator / DevOps Engineer

Job description

Rome2rio makes travel planning easy. We are a door-to-door travel search and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. With millions of unique monthly visitors, our travel search and booking service is one of the top online travel planning tools used around the world.

We are looking for a System Administrator / Development Operations Engineer to join our growing team in Melbourne. In this role, you’ll work within the Platform team to ensure that our infrastructure is maintained and that the development teams have the tools and environments required to work efficiently on the range of engineering projects that make Rome2rio successful.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • automating and optimising server commissioning and maintenance ;
  • maintaining our growing infrastructure ;
  • assisting in the configuration and maintenance of developer services ;
  • monitoring site availability, reliability, and performance ;
  • creating and implementing plans to tackle redundancies, backups, and recovery ;
  • assisting in managing our site and infrastructure security ;
  • managing our local office network and providing general technical support ;
  • providing technical assistance in product releases and deploys; and
  • researching, recommending, and implementing technical solutions for infrastructure, monitoring, and related problems.

Check out our company blog for an idea of what we are busy working on.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for somebody who has a real passion for systems administration. Qualifications are valued but not required. Experience with a broad toolkit, the ability to thrive independently, and a “get stuff done” attitude are important to us. We value people who are platform agnostic and are willing to work in any software (or hardware) environment. You must be based in Melbourne.

Skills and requirements

For this role you should:

  • have advanced understanding of PC hardware and operating systems (Windows and Linux) ;
  • be comfortable in a command prompt ;
  • have experience with scripting languages such as Bash or Powershell ;
  • be familiar with SQL and NoSQL database systems ;
  • be familiar with version control systems ;
  • possess excellent problem-solving skills ;
  • have a willingness to learn on the job; and
  • have experience or willingness to work in a team, mentor team members, review code and contribute to the implementation of good engineering practices.
Bonus points

Candidates will be looked upon favourably if they:

  • have experience using or administrating Salt, Puppet, or other automation tools ;
  • have experience using or administrating Jenkins, Bamboo, TFS Team Build, or other build systems ;
  • are familiar with relational database packages such as PostgreSQL or MySQL, as well as NoSQL databases such as Redis ;
  • have experience with WordPress administration ;
  • have experience with Linux administration (server) ;
  • have experience with Windows administration (workstation and server) ;
  • have a Computer Science, Software Engineering, or another relevant degree; or
  • are able to code in OO languages such as C# or C++ (at any level).

About Rome2rio

Rome2rio, based in Melbourne, Australia, is busy helping people get from A to B around the globe. We offer a door-to-door travel search engine that returns itineraries for air, train, coach, ferry and driving to and from any location.

We have recently expanded our services to include on-site ticketing as we move to a hybrid search and booking model. We are a globally recognised, profitable start-up and pride ourselves on the can-do, engineering-centric culture built by our founders who are both developers themselves. Our team brings experience from companies such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Viator, BBC Travel, Lonely Planet and Intrepid Travel.

Working at Rome2rio means that you will be immediately responsible for shaping a consumer focussed product used by millions worldwide alongside a deeply involved leadership team that actively seek and listen to the opinions of staff to improve and expand our offering. Your work will have plenty of impact!

Check out our company blog or visit our press page to find out what we are busy building.

Pay & Perks

We really value our team and aim to offer competitive salaries. This role has a salary range of $60,000 to $90,000 per annum plus superannuation, depending on your skills and experience.

Five weeks annual leave
A fortnightly team lunch
A biennial travel fund of $2000 for European travel
A biennial transport fund of $1000 for international transit expenses
Competitive maternity and paternity leave benefits
Family-friendly flexible working hours in a casual environment

Our team is based in a fun, creative and social loft-style warehouse in Richmond with table tennis and pool tables, plenty of break areas and access to nearby restaurants, cafes, and bars.

How to apply
Interested? Send your CV to platformjobs@rome2rio.com.
  • Company: Rome2rio
  • Job type:
  • Job role: Systems Administrator / DevOps Engineer
  • Salary range: $60,000 - $90,000
  • Location: Richmond