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

Physical Hardware Engineer

$120k – $165k • 0.0% – 0.2%
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Bison Trails is the leading blockchain infrastructure provider, and we are looking for an exceptional Physical Hardware Engineer to join our highly-skilled and passionate team in New York City. The ideal candidate is an experienced, motivated, self-starting engineer with a drive for building hardware infrastructure to support on-premises workloads.


We believe in the power of blockchain technology and building a decentralized future that enables greater participation in global financial networks. Our mission is to provide superior infrastructure on multiple blockchains, strengthen the entire ecosystem, and enable the pioneers of tomorrow.

What does it mean to be a Physical Hardware Engineer at Bison Trails?


You have 3-5 years of on premises hardware infrastructure experience under your belt
You feel at home building out complex systems in both co-located and dedicated data centers
You are a self-starter with a proven track record of shipping quality work
You are an autonomous worker with the ability to proactively manage the needs of a growing company with minimal oversight
You possess an analytical mindset and feel comfortable using qualitative and quantitative data to inform your decision making
You hold in depth knowledge of Unix/Unix-like systems
You are proficient in a modern configuration management system such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef
You have familiarity with Go and the Kubernetes ecosystem, but are not necessarily an expert
You like to script and automate everything you can
You are a tinkerer by nature and enjoy cobbling together prototype hardware solutions
You take pride in having excellent written and verbal communication skills
You enjoy entrepreneurial environments and want to help build something meaningful
You preferably work in the greater NYC area, but if not, you are US-based with previous remote experience
You might be an exceptional candidate if...
You have deployed cryptocurrency mining hardware, particularly GPU-based
You have worked with Kubernetes in an on-prem or hybrid cloud environment


Day to day, you will…


Work with the DevOps team to support new and existing networks on our platform that have on-premises hardware dependencies.
Establish and own procurement, delivery, and provisioning pipelines for on-premises hardware
Define and maintain on-premises network topology
Build connections that securely bring our on-premises resources to our expansive cloud infrastructure
Support in-house hardware prototypes
Assist in the management of on-prem vendor/data center relationships
Build infrastructure that helps to automate the deployment of on-premises blockchain network infrastructure
Interact and collaborate with other engineers and team members; we have a highly focused and collaborative team. Our team prioritizes creating a shared understanding of our systems/supported networks, and we are dedicated to supporting each other on a daily basis.



We are conveniently located in Tribeca, NYC. We provide competitive industry salaries along with:
Company-paid health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance
401(k) plan, FSA & commuter benefits
Flexible PTO
Training, mentorship, and coaching from industry leaders and company leadership
The opportunity to grow alongside a company that is helping create the decentralized future
Work in tandem with fun, diverse and open-minded colleagues

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