Blockchain/Cloud Devops Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00046150
  • Consultant: Alex Tosney
  • Contact: 0782508443
  • Date Published: 25.07.2019
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  • Location: Zurich/Zug Region
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Alex Tosney is recruiting for a Blockchain/ Cloud DevOps Engineer to join a start-up research organisation looking to lead the development and adoption of decentralised web technologies and framework. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fully funded start-up organisation in a permanent position to drive the development of blockchain technology.

The main purpose of the role will be to assist teams on making the platform components production-ready and provide support on IT related issues.

Other duties will include to:

  • Participate in on-call rotation, failure resolution, post-mortem analysis and prevention through automation.
  • Take ownership of the different infrastructure-as-code components that build up the platform, adapting them to the evolution of the given requirements.
  • Define automated tools to help the products be timely adapted to end-user requirements, including CI/CD pipelines.
  • Continuously improve the observability of the system and the feedback loops for getting information about potential problems before they happen.
  • Design automated disaster-recovery mechanisms.
  • Prometheus, alertmanager and grafana: create service monitors, write alert rules, create dashboards and panels.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Experience designing and maintaining scalable, resilient, performant and observable systems.
  • On-call experience: participation in ops-duty rotations, incident response and post-mortem analysis and prevention.
  • A systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Solid background in software development.
  • Experience or willingness to learn about cloud-native technologies: kubernetes, Helm, prometheus, Google Cloud Platform, DigitalOcean and Azure.
  • Interest and background in decentralized technologies, especially blockchain.
  • Experience using Terraform with a test-driven infrastructure approach.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Alex Tosney on 0041 (0) 41 7276 793 or email atosney@ckqls.ch. Please quote reference 46150 in all correspondence.

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