Senior DevOps Engineer

Salary
N/A

Job Description

Benefits: 

  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • Long Term and Life Insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Monthly health and wellness stipend

Candidate Requirements – Regions: Available only to U.S. residents, but it is 100% remote.

Candidate Requirements – Interviews: The interview process for this role requires video-meetings with the camera on. We must ensure the identity of who we potentially will be working with.

About Upside:

Upside is a blockchain-based Web3 company focused on how cryptocurrency can improve the way organizations operate and democratize access to interesting and valuable projects. We believe being a remote organization is an advantage, and we believe in the power of asynchronous work. To that end, we foster a collaborative community that can come together as individuals and in teams to build something truly special. https://www.upside.gg/

Why This Role Exists: 

The Upside team is looking for Senior and Lead DevOps engineers to work on our ground breaking Upside blockchain and DAO infrastructure. This includes the development of DAOs, NFTs, tokens, and wallet infrastructure across many blockchains like Ethereum, Solana, Avalanche, Polygon, and Algorand.

Skills + Requirements:

  • You have 3+ years of DevOps/SRE experience
  • You have experience maintaining production applications written on Ruby on Rails & Node.js
  • You have experience managing blockchain nodes (e.g. Ethereum) and integrating with node hosting services (e.g. Infura, Figment, Purestake and Alchemy)
  • You have experience with logging and monitoring tools
  • You have experience with CloudFlare
  • You have experience administering AWS and Heroku Applications
  • You have prior experience with CI/CD and related tools (e.g. GitHub actions)
  • You have a strong grasp of deployment automation and configuration management
  • You are skilled at clearly articulating designs while being receptive to constructive criticism
  • You have excitement about the possibilities of crypto and blockchains

Responsibilities:

  • Manage server infrastructure on Heroku, AWS and other cloud infrastructure
  • Manage the deployment of smart contracts, Ruby on Rails and Node.js services, and network node connectivity for Ethereum, Solana, Polygon, Avalanche and other blockchains.
  • Develop monitoring and alerting systems
  • Improve service reliability

Qualities:

  • You are eager to be a part of growth – for yourself and a company
  • You are kind, caring and genuine.  We lead with kindness.
  • You are motivated and appreciate the latitude of your work.
  • You appreciate your independence and ask questions (Slack is our favorite!)
  • You are able to accept feedback constructively.

In the first 30-days:

  • You will manage server infrastructure on Heroku, AWS, and other cloud infrastructure
  • You will manage the deployment of smart contracts, Ruby on Rails and Node.js services, and network node connectivity for Ethereum, Solana, Polygon, Avalanche and other blockchains.
  • You will develop monitoring and alerting systems
  • You will improve service reliability

In the first 90-days:

  • You will have put a comprehensive triage program in place as well as system processes in place
  • You will have optimized all of our services as made required or recommended upgrades

Traits We Value:

Entrepreneurial: we’re a startup. We’re looking for high integrity people who have founded companies, started community groups and launched creative projects because they were driven to. The traits that embody this entrepreneurial spirit are:

  • Confident builder in bringing new things into the world
  • Resiliency on the roller coaster of highs and lows that come with putting something new in the world
  • Decisiveness in making decisions under situations of uncertainty with consequences
  • Risk Discernment – knows that making important things requires taking the right risks and is comfortable evaluating which risks to take and which risks to avoid.
  • Adventurousness in ambiguous and new situations
  • Thoughtful and generous, those who are great giving and receiving feedback
  • Team players – we are first a foremost a team driven to build great things, and that includes our team
  • Enthusiastic About Blockchain – optimisitic about the future of the technology