In the new and exciting world of the decentralized internet, otherwise known as Web3, it is an individual’s fundamental right to own and control their digital identity. To ensure that the individual is paramount in Web3, we are developing a suite of applications to enable everyone to safely engage, take part, and transact in the emerging, decentralized world of the internet. Our platform centers on Web3 Identity and leverages that identity to provide individuals with secure digital asset storage and recovery, access to decentralized finance, the ability to prove ownership of their creations, and gateways to digital interactions and experiences – all to empower and benefit every Web3 user.
We believe that the decentralized nature of Web3 creates an opportunity for everyone to challenge the digital status quo—to own and control their identity, data, finances, creations, and future. This is the chance to get it right – to rally a movement of individuals so Web3 belongs to everyone, not to trillion-dollar companies. To fulfill this vision, we are seeking dynamic people who want to join us in leading the way to this new world.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
As the Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be part of the DevOps team responsible for designing and implementing our automated processes and environments with tooling that accelerates the delivery of numerous core Blockchains products into production. You will not only support the DevOps pipelines with tools and security for development, test, QA, and delivery into production but also for creating, deploying, and maintaining our production environments that support millions of users worldwide. This role requires a passion for technology, creativity, and the ability to solve complex challenges without outside help. You will wear many hats and must love to learn.
You have strong software development background in creating Web services, scalable backend apps, and experimenting with new technologies so that you can work closely with our development teams. You understand modern DevSecOps best practices, have an opinion on where and why to use specific approaches and are eager to refine your craft to deliver numerous software deployments into production. You will use your experience to refine and enhance our development process to enable the fast-paced, bleeding-edge culture embraced by Blockchains. You have experience building highly scalable cloud-based and on-premise solutions using Docker, Kubernetes, and various languages will give you the insight to lean forward with constant improvements for our entire release pipeline. You will design and deploy new k8s clusters, support performance analysis and testing for scalability, and ensure Blockchains software deploys seamlessly into these environments. From creating and implementing systems software to analyzing data to improve existing ones, the DevOps team is an extension of our development teams, with a passion for making development and operations a beautiful and harmonious flow. You have a software engineering mindset, embrace modern security practices, and clearly understand various automation tools for developing CI/ CD pipelines. Other responsibilities include:
Supporting the development and maturation of DevOps processes in alignment with the strategic vision of the organization. You are constantly seeking better ways of working and work with multiple teams to improve our development practices.
Managing and configuring Gitlab repositories, implementing git hooks and various scripts to automate test and deployment
Configuring and streamlining deployments for test and production using Docker, Helm, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, and other tools
Configuring and managing k8s deployments on Nutanix Karbon
Configuring and managing production deployments of PostgreSQL, Cockroach DB and similar databases
Managing releases, including automating release documentation, and integrating with Confluence, JIRA, and other tools to streamline deployments and support high quality software development
Configure and manage artifact repositories, such as Docker images, software builds and test data sets
Working closely as a partner with development teams, seeking ways to reduce development friction and enable on-demand releases into production through extensive automation that your DevOps team creates
Monitoring and troubleshooting numerous on-premise and cloud deployments, creating and using various tools and dashboards to facilitate troubleshooting
Identifying assess, and mitigating technology impacts to the organization and conduct effective process improvement initiatives designed to increase end-user satisfaction and minimize down time
Integrating and automating quality assurance management into organizational life cycle processes
Supporting and conducting internal audits, help mitigate findings and implement improvement measures
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED
To ensure success, you must have a passion for software, DevOps, and InfoSec. You can handle working at a fast pace, working closely with others, and having a “get it done” attitude. You have lots of experience writing software and in helping others develop, test, and deliver software into production. You are passionate about modern software architectures and deployment strategies and continuously seeking ways to improve the systems you support. You are a diligent worker who is equally technical, and business minded. You are knowledgeable in taking a risk-based approach to prioritize efforts. You can assist in leading efforts to improve the overall uptime and availability of systems. You can work with numerous cross-functional teams in a fast-paced, growing company. You have strong verbal and written communication skills.
As the ideal candidate, you will also have experience creating, managing, and deploying k8s clusters in production. You have a solid understanding of Docker applications, creating highly scalable k8s deployments, with a strong background in using YAML, JSON and similar languages. You have experience deploying and managing Cockroach DB or PostgreSQL in production and experience with monitoring and log collection systems (Prometheus, Loki, Grafana) is a plus.
YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
This position requires BSc in Computer Science, Engineering, or a relevant field. A minimum 8 years as a DevOps Engineer or experience writing, delivering, and maintaining software in production. You have a minimum of 5 years of experience with Docker, Docker Registries, and configuring highly scalable k8s clusters. Previous experience with Web3, IPFS, and other decentralized applications is a plus. Previous experience with blockchain technologies is preferred.
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