Site Reliability Engineer

Apply before: February, 22 2022

This position is open to being remote but all applicants must reside in the United States. 

SafeMoon is a leading innovative blockchain tech company serving over 2.5 million holders and a part of an alternative financial system which enables trading on peer to peer chain networks without the interventions of centralised systems. With multiple successful products and a community driven, fair launched DeFi Token, our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world. 

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to work directly with the Head of Infrastructure and build out our highly available and scalable infrastructure function.

What will you be doing?

  • Build software and systems to manage platform infrastructure and applications to increase SafeMoon’s automation across our IT operations
  • Ensure that the underlying infrastructure is running smoothly and that all systems and tools are working as expected
  • Participate in an On-Call Rotation ensuring all issues are responded to and managed in accordance with SLA’s
  • Operate and build infrastructure in Kubernetes (EKS) and Terraform
  • Participate in system design consulting, platform management, and capacity planning
  • Debug Production issues across a variety of services and products within SafeMoon
  • Plan and execute disaster recovery
  • Develop CI/CD/CD processes with a GitOps focus to empower boring deployments for our devs

What do you need to have to be successful?

  • Demonstrated prior experience working as an SRE is essential coupled with private/public cloud computing, including infrastructure, storage, platforms and data management required
  • Strong and demonstrable documentation and communication skills is critical
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Rich computer science background, specifically with UNIX based systems
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with private/public cloud computing, including infrastructure, storage, platforms and data management required
  • Constant desire to learn and improve within the infra space
  • Understanding of networking protocols specifically TCP/IP, HTTP and DNS
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly identify the root cause and resolve critical issues by looking across multiple layers (OS, network, virtualization, application/DB and storage)
  • Possess a systems focussed mindset where edge cases, failure modes, behaviors and specific implementations are always at the forefront of your decision making.
  • Demonstrated experience with Nginx or Apache, HAproxy, Docker, K8s, Terraform or similar technologies
  • Have experience with an issue tracking tool like Jira and a documentation tool like Confluence
  • Some experience with or exposure to building an LDAP infrastructure is advantageous
  • AWS Certifications (CCP, CSA) and K8s Certifications (CKA, CKD) would be advantageous
  • Experience with modern scripting languages such as Go and Python
  • Some experience or exposure to deploying and scaling Java applications would be advantageous and experience with Javascript based mobile and web based applications is required

   You may be required to complete a short (30 minute) coding test prior to being short-listed for      

Our teams are rewarded for their effort through highly competitive pay and benefits, an excellent team focussed culture and a fun and dynamic work environment.

We look forward to hearing from you!


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