SitePoint & 99designs are Hiring – recommend someone to win $1,000!

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SitePoint and 99designs are hiring! If you are the first to refer someone we end up hiring for either of these two roles, we’ll reward you with a AU$1,000 travel voucher to spend with a travel agent in your region.

For both positions we hope to find someone already living here in Melbourne, Australia, but if you know someone willing to relocate and feel they have something special to offer, do get in touch!

To recommend someone, just email the details to: admin -at- (replace -at- with @).

Wanted: Systems Administrator for

Making a site like speedy and reliable takes dedication, know-how, and more than a little creativity! We’re looking for a systems administrator who is as passionate about making new things possible on the Web as he or she is about uptime and performance.

The bullet points:

  • Lots of experience setting up and running Linux servers in a production environment.
  • Experience tweaking Apache, PHP, and MySQL for performance.
  • Experience running MySQL in a clustered configuration.
  • Great work ethic. Must thrive in a fast-paced, creative team environment.
  • The occasional crazy idea.

Experience with virtualisation (we run VMWare and Xen) and cloud architecture (we run Amazon‘s EC2 and S3) is a plus, but not mandatory (provided you’re excited to learn).

The successful applicant will work in our Melbourne office.

Wanted: Senior PHP Developer for is growing fast and we are looking for a talented PHP developer to join one of Australia’s most successful web startups. We’re now serving up over 11 million pages per month and are looking to expand our technical team to keep up the pace!

If you can tick yes to all of the below, we want to hear from you:

  • Lots of experience with object-oriented PHP
  • Ability to design and implement solutions to problems in a maintainable way
  • Experience with Linux servers in a production environment
  • Experience with MySQL or comparable open source relational databases
  • Great work ethic and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, cutting edge, creative team environment

Experience with test-driven design (we use SimpleTest), or cloud architecture (we run on Amazon’s EC2) is a plus, but not mandatory (provided you’re willing to learn).

The successful applicant will work in our Melbourne office.

Kevin YankKevin Yank
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Kevin Yank is an accomplished web developer, speaker, trainer and author of Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL and Co-Author of Simply JavaScript and Everything You Know About CSS is Wrong! Kevin loves to share his wealth of knowledge and it didn't stop at books, he's also the course instructor to 3 online courses in web development. Currently Kevin is the Director of Front End Engineering at Culture Amp.

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