Platform Engineer at Chorus One


4 hours ago
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About the Job

At Chorus One we empower people to do their best work and make our greatest contribution as an organization.

We are a community of ambitious, self-reflective people building core infrastructure for blockchain protocols. At Chorus One we’re motivated by the conviction ***of choice and freedom that blockchain networks can bring on a global level***, and want to contribute to this continuous development, come join us!

**Role**

As a Platform Engineer, you must be able to work in an ambiguous environment with an optimistic attitude, that can easily (and happily) wear many hats. You are able to uphold our company’s principles and values while adding to our unique culture. As a member of our Team, you will broadly be responsible for working collaboratively with team members and partners across projects. The right person will be responsible for maintaining, scaling, and monitoring existing infrastructure, including cloud machines, bare-metal servers, and a Kubernetes cluster, to allow **Chorus One to provide secure and reliable industry-leading Proof-of-Stake validation services.** Leading with intellectual curiosity with a high standard of excellence as well as ensuring best practice across development, testing, and security.

**Responsibilities**

- Maintain, scale and monitor existing infrastructure, including cloud machines, bare-metal servers, and a Kubernetes cluster, to allow Chorus One to provide secure and reliable industry-leading Proof-of-Stake validation services.
- Reason about and improve the security properties of infrastructure. Secure key management, server hardening, and intrusion detection are important themes.
- Institute monitoring and alerting systems for infrastructure. Enable other team members to attend and troubleshoot problems as they arise.
- Develop software related to blockchain data extraction or interchain communication, on an as-needed basis.

**What we are looking for**

- Is able to work independently. Has prior work experience in a medium-sized company or as a Platforms / DevOps lead in a startup.
- Has prior experience with a range of diverse DevOps tools. We use Kubernetes, Ansible, and Packer.
- Possesses good knowledge of security as it relates to cloud-based infrastructure.
- Strong Linux skills, including a deep understanding of the kernel and userspace.
- Strong networking skills, including a deep understanding of routing, forwarding, load-balancing.
- Is able to develop tooling, and monitoring solutions where none exist and can debug unreliable software - many of the projects we run are of alpha quality.
- Good knowledge of Golang and/or Rust would be a significant advantage.
- Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science or related subject is a plus, but not strictly needed.
- You are able to work the following timezone: Switzerland +/- 6 hours.

Job Type: Full-time

**Our Offer**

- Autonomy and ownership in a friendly and supportive work environment and the opportunity for rapid growth.
- Salary: Commensurate with experience and equity options available
- All-expense paid quarterly team retreats at various destinations (Coronavirus permitting). Past retreats took place in Egypt, Serbia, Kenya, the USA, South Korea, and Dubai.
- Remote, but not alone. We are a strong global collaborative environment.
- Remote working budget (Laptop, co-working space, etc)
- Personal development budget
- Gather experience and build your network in the vibrant crypto ecosystem.
- Learn about state-of-the-art protocols that lay the foundation for an open, transparent, and programmable financial system.

Chorus One is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing [email protected]


Skills

Kubernetes, Ansible, Packet, Linux

Compensation

$90k - 150k/year + Equity + Equity