Site Reliability Engineer (ConsenSys Quorum)

London, Dublin, Brisbane, NYC Remote

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About ConsenSys

ConsenSys is the leading Ethereum software company. We enable developers, enterprises, and people worldwide to build next-generation applications, launch modern financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web. Our product suite, composed of Infura, Quorum, Codefi, MetaMask, and Diligence, serves millions of users, supports billions of blockchain-based queries for our clients, and has handled billions of dollars in digital assets. Ethereum is the largest programmable blockchain in the world, leading in business adoption, developer community, and DeFi activity. On this trusted, open source foundation, we are building the digital economy of tomorrow. To explore our products and solutions, visit http://consensys.net.

About ConsenSys Quorum:

ConsenSys Quorum is an open source protocol layer that enables enterprises to leverage Ethereum for their production blockchain applications. Businesses can rely on Quorum to provide the enterprise-grade networks they need to unlock value with blockchain. On top of Quorum, you can integrate product modules from ConsenSys, third-party vendors, or your own in-house development to build high-performance, customizable applications.

We're seeking a seasoned Software Engineer to lead a development team and be the main point of contact for a large institutional client for the protocol engineering team.

What you’ll get to work on:

Lead the creation of a world-class infrastructure and tools team for our core engineering products Hyperledger Besu, Orchestrate & select CoDeFi projects:

  • Improve and update our deploy pipelines
  • Help build infrastructure and tools that make all our developers go faster
  • Help build cloud deployment scripts for all the major cloud providers
  • Work directly with external clients to build solutions that work for them.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years as a DevOps / SRE with ideally 2+ years in a client facing environment
  • Ability to self-prioritize issues based on customer impact. Experience with troubleshooting issues in production systems, analyze system and application logs to understand the root of the problem
  • Skilled in software component development, Container deployments and best practice in Security, Compliance, High Availability, Resilience.
  • Expert level understanding of Kubernetes, including running a production grade system.
  • Deep knowledge of at least one cloud provider, preferably Azure or AWS. Must be able to architect and use cloud native services for distributed systems
  • Collaborative, communicative and confident in their abilities to work well with all team members at all seniority and skill levels
  • Ability to bring back any learning and advocate for or implement improvements to troubleshooting documentation or software
  • Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks
  • Willingness to work as part of an on call rotation to maintain SLAs for prod systems
  • Experience setting up, automating, and maintaining CI and release management processes
  • Deep understanding of operational risks in production grade software and an ability to identify and mitigate these risks during product development
  • Experience running or participating in an on call rotation
  • Experience with disaster recovery in complex production software systems
  • Experience participating in blameless operational post mortems
  • Experience in deploying and analyzing operational metrics to understand and quantify the health of large, complex production systems
  • A solid engineering underpinning to understand what high-availability means

Bonus Points for:

  • Azure Certification
  • Experience in Systems Engineering, such as Linux I/O tuning, performance, memory management and troubleshooting
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams
  • Experience maintaining complex geographically distributed systems in a production environment (e.g. Kafka, Cassandra, DLT/blockchain, etc)
  • Infrastructure templates (ARM,Cloudformation) and automation
  • Experience working with Nodejs (scripts) and frameworks like React or equivalent
  • Experience following Agile practices
  • Experience setting up, automating, and maintaining continuous delivery processes
  • Experience with a globally distributed team
  • Remote work 

Don't check all of the boxes? Don't sweat it. We’re passionate about building a diverse team of humans and as such, if you think you've got what it takes to create a world-class infrastructure and tools function in our chaotic-but-fun, remote first, start-up environment—apply anyway. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we're ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.

Why join ConsenSys?

Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys

  • One of the most recognized tech companies in the blockchain ecosystem globally. A work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. ConsenSys alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, team leads at leading tech companies.
  • The forefront of a revolution. At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society. We believe that there is an opportunity to bring the remaining 2 billion unbanked people into the global economy and to radically transform our society for the enrichment of humankind
  • A dynamic startup environment. ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization
  • Deep technical challenges. This entire ecosystem is less than 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can get us to those next thresholds of scale
  • Continuous learning and improvements. You’ll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects -- challenging you to stay at the top of your game

ConsenSys is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to ensuring that our technology is made available and accessible to everyone. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ConsenSys is aware of fraudulent recruitment practices and we encourage all applicants to review our best practices to protect yourself which can be found here.

Job tags: AWS Azure CI CloudFormation Go High availability High-performance Kafka Kubernetes Linux Open source React
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