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Remote Blockchain Infrastructure Engineer (Docker, Ansible, Terraform)

Remote |
Switzerland

09 April, 2021

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • Google Cloud
  • Ansible
  • TERRAFORM
  • Docker
  • DevOps
  • Security
  • Amazon AWS

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Team workouts
  • Conference tickets
  • Travel opportunities
Evaluate, deploy, monitor, and maintain the latest generation of proof-of-stake blockchain networks

Role overview

We are looking for a network engineer interested in distributed ledger technology to build, improve, and scale our physical and cloud-based proof-of-stake validation infrastructure. As a blockchain infrastructure engineer, you will work with us in evaluating, deploying, monitoring, maintaining, and upgrading consensus & validation nodes on the most novel and experimental blockchain networks.

This role offers the chance to work closely with a team on compelling cross-disciplinary problems in computer science, cryptography, and economics, and enjoy a high degree of independence in working conditions and prioritization.

Responsibilities

  • Keep track, evaluate, and provide insights into and analysis of novel proof-of-stake distributed ledger protocols
  • Build, improve, maintain, and upgrade our validator software and hardware infrastructure
  • Deploy blockchain consensus nodes in testnets and mainnets, monitor proactively for performance bottlenecks and unusual behavior, optimize performance in production
  • Monitor network traffic and configure physical & virtual minimal-permission access control for fault isolation
  • Automate and scale infrastructure configuration as networks grow

Qualifications

  • Experience with administrating Linux systems and with configuration management (Ansible, Terraform, Docker)
  • Experience with cloud platform services and tooling (GCP, AWS)
  • Experience with metrics collection and monitoring
  • Working understanding of TCP/IP network stack
  • Online availability for unforeseen remotely-fixable issues
  • Travel availability when necessary for in-person fixes
  • Self-motivated & self-organized

Bonus Qualifications

  • Prior experience and interest in blockchain technology
  • Experience in building and scaling distributed, highly available systems
  • Experience in deploying and scaling high-performance database software
  • Interest in and experience with Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)

Misc

Competitive compensation in a negotiable mix of salary and equity. Remote or local (Zürich/Zug, Berlin). When remote, located in Central Europe. Ideally someone who enjoys nature and hiking 🏔️.

  • 10-49

Heliax is a research, development, and product company dedicated to bringing novel research to bear on the hardest problems in the distributed ledger space and making self-sovereign and privacy-preserving technologies accessible worldwide. Our Work Heliax is the core development team building the Anoma Network, a layer 1, proof-of-stake, blockchain protocol that deploys cutting edge research in zero-knowledge cryptography and distributed systems design to enable private, asset-agnostic cash, bartering among any number of parties, and coordination mechanisms at large scale. Our Research Heliax's R&D team distills novel research across many disciplines, such as zero-knowledge cryptography, programming language theory, and computer science with the aim of building open-source tools that contribute to solving the bottlenecks in the blockchain industry. Some of our past projects include: Juvix, a dependently-typed high-level language for developing smart contracts, which is platform agnostic and able to output efficiently executable code. MASP, a zero-knowledge cryptographic scheme implemented in Rust that enables multi-denomination privacy sets Our Culture Heliax is a remote-first company with +20 team members located around the world. Our culture is defined by the following principles: Shaping the industry: join the vanguard of the emerging blockchain industry and work on problems that have never been solved before and on building systems and products that were not possible before. Remote first: from Canada, United States, Brazil, the UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Taiwan, Japan– work from whenever you want. Open allocation: high degree of autonomy and flexibility. Team gatherings: from company-wide to team-specific gatherings to research and industry conferences.

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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • Google Cloud
  • Ansible
  • TERRAFORM
  • Docker
  • DevOps
  • Security
  • Amazon AWS

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Team workouts
  • Conference tickets
  • Travel opportunities

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