Network Engineer at Freelancer

Full-time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Posted 13 days ago

Freelancer Limited, the company behind and, is hiring! If you aren’t familiar with our sites, is the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace, which connects millions of employers to freelancers across the globe. And is a fintech industry leader in secure online payments, having handled over US$3.5 Billion in secured transactions, while processing some of the largest domain name transfers - including, and

This role presents a unique opportunity to take ownership of the enterprise networks at our multi-national, multi-office, strongly-connected company, and shape the future of networking at Freelancer Limited.

Collaborating with other members of the Enterprise Engineering/Systems Administration team, as well as the many technical and non-technical staff throughout the company, you will work with routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, wireless access points, data and voice traffic, QoS, and internet links/ISPs. And by balancing key improvement projects against the operational tasks that keep the networking running, you will play a vital role in taking the network to the next level.

So if you are technically strong engineer who can work independently, has a vision for a “perfect network”, and is able to execute and deliver on that vision, then we would love to hear from you


  • Layer 2 and 3 networking
  • Open-source networking software
  • VPN technologies
  • VLAN setups and configuration
  • Traffic QoS
  • WiFi technologies and deployments
  • Network multipathing, static and dynamic routing
  • Domestic network carriers and optimal route monitoring
  • Network route and latency monitoring with appropriate alerting
  • Experience with Linux is strongly preferred
  • Experience with VoIP technologies is a plus

And we would love it if you have experience with the following:

  • Tools: tcpdump and wireshark, traceroute, mtr, netcat, smokeping, python, ssh, git
  • Products: FreeBSD and Linux, VMware, Ubiquiti, FreeNAS, Snort, Cisco, McAfee, F-Secure, Kaspersky


This won’t be a cog-in-the-machine type of job; you will be joining a global technology company that values attitude and capability over experience, so if you are looking to make a difference and be rewarded for your efforts, this is the place for you.

We are aiming high, and striving to build two of the biggest sites on the internet, so help us get there while enjoying all the perks of working in tech - fun atmosphere, smart people, awesome office, fully-stocked kitchens (yes, free food!), social events, hackathons, and more!