202 day(s) ago

Senior DevOps Engineer vacancy at QuickNode

115,000 - 175,000 $ per Year


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

QuickNode

We make it simple to power your blockchain applications and scale up as you grow. From elastic APIs & dedicated nodes, to powerful tools & analytics, all at your command through a simple control panel.

Responsibilities

As our first dev ops engineer, you will be working on things like setting up DNS, generating SSL certificates, configuring and troubleshooting Ethereum nodes, benchmarking infrastructure against ourselves and competitors, and even systematizing new chain deployments. You will be responsible for ensuring the uptime of our network, which services more than 8 billion requests per month, through the use of software development, off-the-shelf tooling and monitoring. We also expect every engineer to spend at least one day on customer support to understand our customer better.

We’re looking for a self-starter, who is communication focused with a deep sense of ownership and a team mentality to collaborate on achieving the best design/architecture for our systems and infrastructure.

You can expect to meet on a daily basis to go over customer issues, task progress and design solutions. You’ll be working directly with the technical leadership team: Manuel Kreutz and Auston Bunsen.

Requirements

Setting up and maintaining CI systems (eg Github Actions, Travis)
Software Development in one or more of these languages: Python, Go, Ruby
Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
Linux / Bash ing
Popular Cloud Providers (Amazon, Google, DigitalOcean, Heroku)
Monitoring / debugging system issues (Out of memory, I/O bottlenecks)
Getting familiar with and setting up software you may be unfamiliar with
Designing highly available systems with disaster recovery in mind
Documenting your processes and sharing knowledge

Skills considered as a good plus

Unlimited PTO with a 2 week minimum requirement
100% employer sponsored medical + dental insurance
$4k budget for workstation setup

What you've likely done

These are examples of things we would like to have seen you achieve in the past - don't worry about a perfect 1:1 match:

Deployed infrastructure to multiple cloud providers
Written automation to manage infrastructure across locations and providers
Scaled infrastructure to billions of requests per month
Worked on a remote team of 5-10 people
Achieved 99.999% uptime over a year+ timespan

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