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Bison Trails is the easiest way to run infrastructure on multiple blockchains.

Experienced DevOps Engineer

$135k - $200k • 0.1% - 0.4%
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We are looking for experienced, motivated, self-starting engineers with experience building distributed web applications,infrastructure, and DevOps tooling. Blockchain experience is a bonus but not strictly necessary.

If you would like to work on building infrastructure for one of the most exciting new spaces in tech, this is the role for you.

As a DevOps engineer on our team, you will be building, automating and deploying infrastructure for a platform that will enable and support more streamlined experiences for key users of blockchains while gaining an in-depth understanding of next-generation consensus algorithms and blockchain networks. You will be managing infrastructure that enables our customers to easily deploy, run, manage and use blockchain infrastructure that is secure, reliable, and cloud provider agnostic. Our team builds open source software for developers and develops best-in-class block production infrastructure to help these blockchains grow, increase transparency and achieve adoption.

With a focus on delivering the best technology platform in the blockchain space, we are not committed to any specific programming language. Our current stack uses Go, Javascript, React, Kubernetes, Terraform and Docker.

What you’ll do

- Write infrastructure as code. Infrastructure is in our DNA, and is our primary output. This position will be writing terraform and kubernetes every day.
- Interact and collaborate with other engineers and team members. Our team is highly collaborative and we have a focus on creating a shared understanding of systems and helping out.
- Build easy-to-use tooling that helps accelerate our engineering processes.
- Maintain security and compliance standards, security of our infrastructure and our customers’ infrastructure is our utmost priority.
- Contribute to the core Bison Trails infrastructure platform. Gain a deep understanding of our current infrastructure platform.
- Work to add new networks onto the platform. Learn about new blockchain networks, consensus algorithms, and the infrastructure it takes to run them.
- Contribute to architecture discussions. We are looking for a strong technical leader that can help drive and own whole systems.
- Build services and infrastructure that help to automate the deployment of blockchain network infrastructure.
- Build services and infrastructure that monitor the health, uptime, and reliability of blockchain infrastructure.
- Build services in a cloud provider agnostic way, and build tools that allow for deployed blockchain infrastructure to seamlessly switch between regions and cloud providers when health issues arise.
- Incorporate monitoring, alerting and observability to systems that allow us to debug, diagnose and fix problems.
- Maintain a healthy CI/CD pipeline.
- Be part of an on-call rotation for production events or outages.


- 5+ years of DevOps infrastructure experience
- Expertise in Terraform
- Expertise in Kubernetes
- Expertise with Docker
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Self-starter, comfortable with a rapidly changing office environment
- Attention to detail while being able to think and analyze holistically and at a high level
- Strong problem-solving skills and resourcefulness
- You enjoy entrepreneurial environments and want to help build something meaningful
- Located in NYC or has previous experience working remotely

Bonus Points

- Familiarity or expertise with Prometheus (or other metrics aggregator) and/or - Istio (or other service mesh)
- Familiarity with the go programming language
- Blockchain experience
- Experience deploying blockchain infrastructure
- Experience working with or writing smart contracts

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