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We are on a mission to make our complex world Tiny by innovating technologies that democratise access to content. Tiny is the company behind TinyMCE, the world's most popular rich text editor.

TinyMCE is used in millions of websites and applications to create notes, write emails, publish blog posts and more. Tiny has been rolling out new products and services around the open source project including TinyMCE Cloud. Our team is based in Australia, USA and Sweden.

Tiny is seeking a Systems Administrator. You will be a key member of the team responsible for developing and maintaining our online presence, spanning our marketing websites, online store, and client self service applications.

As a Systems Administrator, you will primarily work on the on-prem infrastructure we use for development and test environments, our corporate IT backend, as well as the cloud infrastructure that powers our websites and products. The role is to support our growing business by keeping the infrastructure stack rock-solid.

The role will require you to maintain a small server room and associated services. Some desktop support and equipment procurement will be required. Automation skills are a must, as we wish to automate our testing VMs as much as possible.

We're looking for someone with a can-do attitude, who can prioritise and work effectively regardless of the amount of tasks in front of them. We're looking for someone tenacious, who can learn and adapt to the wide variety of systems we use here. We want someone responsible, who takes initiative and does what needs to be done to ensure the success of the engineering team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • VMware Vsphere admin
  • Windows, Mac, Linux desktop software admin/support
  • Windows, Linux, Freebsd server admin
  • Firewalls
  • Cisco wired/wireless networking
  • Server hardware and maintenance
  • Specifying workstation / server hardware
  • Procurement
  • IBM WebSphere, WebSphere Portal, Connections admin
  • Automation
  • Backups
  • Responding to security alerts
  • Risk assessment
  • Basic AWS knowledge
  • Some out-of-hours work is required

To be successful in this role you need the following:

  • At least 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Linux and Windows admin skills
  • Network fundamentals
  • Shell scripting
  • Automation experience (ansible, puppet, chef etc)
  • Some commercial experience in a VMware vsphere environment

Our Culture is as important as our Technology

We believe that open source software creates better software. That great things are achieved when you empower communities of use. At Tiny, we are expected to be ourselves while collaborating with each other to keep Tiny evolving. We have full company-paid benefits, humane working hours, and flexible work schedules.

Office in West End, Queensland - a quirky fusion of cultures with a mix of vintage alternatives

  • Regular BBQs on the roof 
  • Casual dress code
  • Training and workshop opportunities
  • Check out our Boardgame Geek Collection
  • Foodtrucks!
  • Flexible Start and Finish Times
  • Bike storage, shower & lockers in the building


Bachelor’s degree in information technology development or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Linux certifications will be highly regarded.

Tiny does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Tiny and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Candidates must have the right to work in Australia.

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