Devops Engineer - Blockchain Infrastructure

  • Kraken
  • Remote
  • Mar 25, 2021
Full time Blockchain Engineering Engineering - Backend Pays in Crypto

Job Description

About the Role

This role is remote.

Our Engineering team is having a blast while delivering the most sophisticated crypto-trading platform out there. Help us continue to define and lead the industry.


  • Build, improve, maintain, and upgrade clusters of dozens of blockchain daemons/consensus nodes in a scalable and highly redundant fashion
  • Deploy testnet & mainnet blockchain daemons/consensus nodes, monitor proactively for performance bottlenecks and unusual behavior, optimize performance in production
  • Develop systems for rolling out patches/updates/infrastructure in an automated fashion
  • Provide blockchain as a service to the crypto gateway engineering team
  • Implement robust metrics and monitoring of blockchain infrastructure
  • Write good quality policies, procedures and technical documentation
  • Nurture security awareness in the organization, produce material to support this, and relate this to the current threat landscape


  • 3+ years of experience in dev-ops
  • Code (or script) in at least one modern application development or utility language;
  • Experience operating Kubernetes
  • 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
  • Self-motivated & self-organized
  • Use Source Code Management and Document Management Systems to organize business function tasks and publish relevant material;
  • Understand DNS, SSL/ TLS, and how traffic on IP networks establishes end-to-end security and trust.
  • Desire to make the best trading platform out there
  • Strong passion for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
  • Fluent English language skills is required