Be a part of our team

We’re a fast-growing Australian education technology company that is building a global web app for K-12 schools worldwide. Our product, Schoolbox, is a self or cloud-hosted community portal, intranet and learning management system that is now being sold in four countries.

At Alaress Pty. Ltd., we know that life isn’t all work and no play. Our company culture focuses on collaboration and teamwork above all else! Our team shares a common vision: to create amazing software that has a positive impact on children, education and schools around the world. Though the company is rapidly expanding, we still maintain a startup culture and outlook. Join our team and be a party of this unique community!

The Role

Support the release and deployment of Product throughout the entire software development life cycle.
Take overall responsibility for the installation, upgrading of 150+ distributed Ubuntu servers
Provide technical expertise to the development team and clients.
Ensure that systems are maintained to agreed service level and ensure the integrity of client data
Performing security patching/upgrades of Ubuntu servers
Threat prevention, analysis and detection
Provide after-hour emergency phone support
Monitor system performance to support capacity planning

About You

Attention to detail
Ability to pivot with ease when necessary
Strong problem solving and diagnostic skills
Experience across a multitude of technology stacks
Solid understanding and experience of modern programming patterns, and how these apply to automating infrastructure
Takes pride and enjoys what they do
Passion for cloud
Problem solving skills
Strong communication and team collaboration skills
Love to mentor and coach others


Linux/Unix administration (Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS)
Software packaging/repackaging (Apt)
Exposure to deployment automation tools (e.g. Puppet)
Expert level BASH scripting
Experience providing Level 2 & 3 support across Linux infrastructure environments.
Exposure to AWS cloud infrastructure (EC2)
Exposure to the following technologies highlight regarded but not essential
VMware ESX/HyperV
Microsoft SQL Server

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