Systems Engineer - Vancouver, BC

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Triple Webby award winning is the world's leading outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace. A career with exposes you to the fast pace of a global online business at its grass roots, by a team who have built global companies before, and recently took the organisation through a hugely successful IPO. We work on systems at scale, with a broad range of technologies, programming languages, and platforms that drive our marketplace of over 10 million users.

We're looking for Systems Engineers to join our Vancouver Engineering Lab. As a member of the Freelancer infrastructure team, you'll be working side-by-side with software engineers to design and deliver mission critical services and systems. You'll be working with MySQL and Nginx at scale, as well as a wide variety of cutting edge technology used to support our web-scale, real-time marketplace including Python, Go, Thrift, RabbitMQ, Redis, and ElasticSearch.

Fully deployed in Amazon's EC2 cloud, it's our mission to build highly resilient, self healing systems by automating and monitoring EVERYTHING using Puppet, ZooKeeper, Graphite, Kibana, and Jenkins.


  • Strong experience working with Linux at scale.
  • Strong experience working with MySQL.
  • Experience working with automation tools such as Puppet or Chef.
  • Strong understanding of networking and systems architecture.
  • Tertiary Degree in Computer Science/Engineering (or Related).
  • Language experience with any of: PHP, Python, Go, Node.js, Ruby.
  • Experience working in high-performance or web-scale environment will be highly regarded. Systems Engineers have a strong understanding of core computer science and systems architecture, are intelligent, highly motivated, welcome responsibility, and love to tackle difficult problems.

Our Engineering Lab is conveniently located on West Georgia St and Seymour in downtown Vancouver, next to the SkyTrain, Pacific Centre and Telus Garden. The lab has a vibrant and fun team atmosphere where you can enjoy many perks including your choice of platform (Unix, Mac, Windows), social events, hackathons, well-stocked kitchens, tech talks, and Friday lunches.

This won't be your typical cog-in-the-machine type of job. You will be exposed to the fast pace of a rapidly growing global technology company. If you're a high achiever with talent, looking for something more than a boring job in corporate, want to work with the best and brightest, don't need to be hand held, and want to be in at ground zero with a company that has a shot at being one of the biggest sites on the internet then please contact us.

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Triple Webby award winning is the world's leading outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace. A career with