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Data for the decentralized economy

Infrastructure Engineer

$70k – $120k
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Coin Metrics is recruiting an Infrastructure Engineer to improve and maintain our bare metal and cloud infrastructure, to research, evaluate and deploy perspective platform technology aimed at enhancing company’s data storage, collection and processing capabilities.
Join a fast-paced startup pioneering novel metrics, data products, and insights surrounding the economics, markets, usage, health, and other aspects of public cryptocurrency blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum and other crypto networks.

You will be surrounded by talented people passionate about decentralized economies and the data behind them. Break new ground, create exciting new data-driven research and products, and help shape future economies.

Responsibilities
Design, test, and deploy new projects including applications deployment & monitoring, server automation & monitoring, and database (and other platform technology) automation & monitoring
Maintain and improve performance and security of existing infrastructure
Compile and manage infrastructure and security documentation including systems inventory, alert libraries, and process run books
Troubleshoot and assist in diagnosing, solving or escalating infrastructure problems
Research and evaluate databases, queues, container orchestration systems and other fundamental technologies, and participate in devising a strategy of platform development
Strong sense of ownership, entrepreneurial spirit, capable of driving towards solutions independently while seeking feedback when appropriate

Basic Qualifications

4+ years of Linux systems administration experience
2+ years of experience with PostgreSQL; understanding of replication, failover, backups
2+ years of Docker experience
Solid command of Ansible
Solid command of scripting languages (Python, Bash, etc.)
Capability to write concise technical documentation
Understanding of reverse proxying and load balancing (nginx, HAProxy, etc.)
Experience with Git

Note that the following preferred qualifications are not required or expected; however, the more experience you have in one or more of these, the better.

*Preferred Qualifications *

Experience managing large PostgreSQL clusters and highly available PostgreSQL setups
Experience operating cryptocurrency nodes
Experience operating distributed storage systems such as Ceph
Experience with CI pipelines (Gitlab CI, Jenkins, etc.)
Experience with monitoring software (Prometheus, Grafana)
Experience with Apache Kafka or Apache Pulsar
Familiarity with distributed consensus systems such as Apache Zookeeper
Familiarity with AWS

Coin Metrics at a glance

Data for the decentralized economy

Coin Metrics focuses on Financial Services, Analytics, Big Data, Finance, and Finance Technology. Their company has offices in New York City and Boston. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Coin Metrics has raised $1.9M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2019.

You can view their website at http://coinmetrics.io

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