Software Engineer, DevOps - Crypto Authentication

  • Date: 14 Mar 2023
  • Location: CALIFORNIA
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time

The company is an early stage, fast-growing contender to transform the antiquated user identity space by eliminating the need for passwords, with backing from top investors such as Tiger Global, Lightspeed Ventures, SV Angel, Social Capital, Northzone, Placeholder, Naval Ravikant, Alexis Ohanian, Ryan Hoover, and Balaji Srinivasan. Our mission is to safeguard the trust between users and Internet services by establishing a secure and authentic digital identity.

The company's vision is to build the passport of the internet. We are looking for team members who are not afraid to push beyond the status quo and create the most straightforward, most secure, and most long-term sustainable identity solution for app developers and end-users. This is a unique opportunity to help us disrupt the world of authentication.

We are seeking to work with a curious, talented, and self-motivated DevOps Engineer with an insatiable appetite for learning and self-improvement. You are passionate about implementing infrastructure solutions to achieve high maintainability, availability, and scalability. As a DevOps Engineer on the team, you'll be working collaboratively with other amazing engineers owning everything that you build 100% of the way. You will flow seamlessly between building out solutions to improve deployment processes, operations procedures, and system metrics tracking to building out core backend systems, kick-ass features, and intuitive/performant APIs.

The company fully operates in a public cloud environment (AWS). We heavily adopt the infrastructure-as-code (IaC) philosophy. We believe in automating infrastructure and operations to scale. System imperfections and inefficiencies are the Bane to your Batman, and pragmatism is your north star.


What you bring to the table:

Own the architecture and development of system components to improve monitoring, alerting, and stability with compliance and security in mind

Build upon the foundation of the existing infrastructure to support and enhance the productivity of the entire engineering team in San Francisco, Denver, and Toronto

Collaborate with other engineers to optimize CI/CD pipelines

Ensure we are on the cutting edge features in the public cloud (AWS & Cloudflare are a plus)

Develop internal SLOs and SLIs to drive system reliability and to support external SLAs

Design and build backend systems that power the company's experience

Building and improving our APIs so that they are as scalable, performant, intuitive as can be

We are looking for someone who has:2+ years of DevOps experience working in a public cloud environment (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, or Microsoft Azure, Cloudflare)

Expert in containerization technologies (K8s and Docker)Experience in building and implementing CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, Circle CI, Travis CI, AWS codePipeline/codeBuild, or similar

Hands-on DevOps experience in the production environment with deep knowledge of modern SRE skills and concepts (Monitoring, SLAs, Observability, Automation, etc.)Production experience in system design, networking, and virtual cloud implementation

Production experience with Hashicorp products (Terraform, Vault, etc.)Proficient in shell scripting and Python or GoBonus:

Have experience in blockchain node management (Ethereum, Bitcoin, and similar)Experience in Linux/Unix system administration

Experience in monitoring tools (Splunk, Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana.)Have worked with serverless stack (FaaS)

Have a startup personality and mentality: smart, hardworking, productive, team player, integrity, can execute under pressure
Technologies that we are currently using include React, Python, MySQL, Redis, Docker, K8s (EKS), AWS, HashiCorp (Vault/Terraform), etc.

We are deeply driven by agile development principles. We are looking for people who share the same philosophy, perform under pressure, and are comfortable with frequent change requests.

The company is fully remote, though we would prefer this role specifically to be in a timezone where we can have more hours overlap with the North American team members due to the need for frequent communication and collaboration. #LI-Remote

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