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Site Reliability Engineer

New York, NY, US

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • DevOps
  • Ansible
  • Docker
  • Python
  • cloud

Benefits & perks

  • Macbook Pros
  • Brand new offices
  • $1 per month healthcare
  • Excellent coffee, leading snack & fresh fruit structure
  • Profit share (similar to equity options)

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To sum it up...

Help build the infrastructure and reliability of a leading cryptocurrency exchange

Role overview

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to join our New York team.

THE DEPARTMENT: INFRASTRUCTURE

Our Infrastructure team is responsible for building and operating Gemini's world class crypto exchange systems and networks. The SREs are specifically responsible for building, automating, and scaling our growing server footprint and product offerings. Our infrastructure is a combination of high speed datacenter-based equipment and cloud hosted components.

THE ROLE: SRE

As a member of the SRE team you will be responsible for building innovative and robust solutions to stay ahead of the business' growth; we have to keep an eye on the horizon and anticipate the business' next steps.  As a part of the team you will come with a strong sense of ownership and a desire to do the job right the first time. You are passionate about helping our engineers build the best products in the market and ensure they perform that way on our infrastructure.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years experience with Linux system administration
  • 2+ years experience with configuration management (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt)
  • 2+ years experience with metrics collection and monitoring (open source or commercial)
  • Keen sense of automation to create consistent and predictable infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of industry best practices with regards to information security
  • Understanding of IP network functionality (e.g., TCP, UDP, multicast)
  • Understanding of offload engines and why they are important
  • Working knowledge of how to debug networking issues
  • Experience building and scaling distributed, highly available systems
  • Familiarity with infrastructure management and operations lifecycle concepts and ecosystem
  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation

PREFERRED:

  • 5+ years in capital markets (e.g., exchange, market maker, latency-sensitive broker)
  • 5+ years running bare-metal systems
  • System tuning and kernel optimization
  • 2+ years experience in cloud platform administration 

IT PAYS TO WORK HERE

We take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes:

  • Competitive base salaries across all departments
  • Ownership in the company via profit sharing units
  • Amazing benefits, 401k match contribution, and flexible hours
  • Snacks, Perks, Wellness Outings & Events

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • DevOps
  • Ansible
  • Docker
  • Python
  • cloud

Benefits & perks

  • Macbook Pros
  • Brand new offices
  • $1 per month healthcare
  • Excellent coffee, leading snack & fresh fruit structure
  • Profit share (similar to equity options)

Interested in seeing this company work? Contribute to their Open Source.

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