DevOps Solutions Architect

USA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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BLOCKCHAINS

At Blockchains, we envision a world transformed by blockchain technology, innovating with unlimited velocity; so, our efforts do not stop at software.
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OUR VISION

Blockchains is committed to protecting and empowering individuals through the development of applications, services, and ecosystems designed to change the way people interact with technology, infrastructure, and each other. Software solutions in development by Blockchains focus on preparing the world for the next phase of the internet's evolution - Web 3.0 - with an emphasis on digital identity, digital asset custody, IoT, and a stable means of digital payment. 

Blockchains is dedicated to innovation, and its efforts do not stop at software. Blockchains envisions a world transformed by blockchain technology, in which digital- and real-world interactions are interwoven. Blockchains plans to build out a real-life sandbox in northern Nevada, where it, along with other like-minded companies and individuals, can come together to innovate and collaborate to create a better future for all.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

As a DevOps Solutions Architect, you will actively contribute to developing the DevOps Solutions Architecture strategy for the organization. You will provide guidance and expertise in developing DevOps methodologies and practices.  You will build and automate CI/CD pipelines for core Blockchains Inc. products and platforms, as well as other key initiatives and projects across the enterprise.

You will partner with the business and product teams, Software Development teams, IT, and Cybersecurity and assist in the secure design, implementation, and automation of DevOps practices and tools.  Additional responsibilities include providing a consultative approach to very complex system design requirements and the ability to manage and support secure Data Center operations.  Deep knowledge and broad understanding of DevSecOps and secure coding and testing practices, infrastructure as code, CI/CD automation, virtualization & containerization is required. 

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Defining, designing, and the efficient functioning of the DevOps Management Program.
  • Developing DevOps standards, admin level documentation, and design requirements focused on high availability and uptime.
  • Implementing a DevSecOps Certification Process.
  • Supporting the ongoing development and maturation of DevOps processes and strategies aligned with the organization's strategic vision.
  • Providing recommendations, proposals, and/or business cases to management justifying DevOps investments.
  • Leading the planning, executions, and project management role of medium to large-sized IT-based projects.
  • Participating, recommending, and leading all phases of DevOps architectural activities, including concept definition, requirements analysis, design, development, integration, installation, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.
  • Continually identifying, assessing, and mitigating technology impacts to the organization and conducting effective process improvement initiatives to increase end-user satisfaction and minimize downtime.
  • Integrating and automating quality assurance management into organizational life cycle processes.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED

To ensure success, you must have a passion for all things IT, Cybersecurity, and DevSecOps.  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. Strong verbal and written communication skills and can work with numerous cross-functional teams in a fast-paced, growing company. Experience with blockchain technologies is preferred.   

Essential Technology Competencies include, but are not limited to:

  • Hands-on experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines and automating manual processes.
  • Hyperconverged Infrastructures and automation tools with strong Linux systems expertise
  • Orchestration and automation with Kubernetes and other technologies.
  • Subject matter expert on API development and the ability to forecast issues that may arise as applications are built/deployed through the pipeline.
  • Experience with monitoring automation systems (Datadog, ELK, CloudWatch, or Splunk.
  • Good understanding of networking infrastructure, network security, and protocols
  • Expert at integrating SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS solutions
  • Experience with Key Management Processes and integration with Hardware Security Modules (HSM’s)
  • Knowledge and experience with Java, C#, or similar, and solid scripting skills (shell/python)
  • Blockchain technologies

YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

This position requires 10+ years of learned and applied experience in implementing, operating, and supporting enterprise DevOps and DevSecOps technologies.  You possess professional certifications, including Kubernetes, Linux, virtualization/containerization, storage, networking, and security. 

 

Blockchains, Inc. (“Blockchains”) is proud to be a diverse workforce, and we are committed to inclusion and diversity to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants. Blockchains provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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