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Figment Networks: Your Trusted Staking Partner

DevOps Infrastructure Engineer

$80k – $130k • 0.25% – 2.0%
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“It was all a dream, I used to read Word Up! Magazine Salt-n-Pepa and Heavy D up in the limousine…”

Is blockchain real or just a figment of people’s imagination? Come help us discover the next great technology revolution…

--About the Role--

We are seeking a versatile DevOps Infrastructure Engineer to help configure, automate, and manage our mixed cloud and physical server infrastructure and networking.

This is a full-time remote position, with team members in Toronto, Waterloo, Chicago, and New York City.

What’s unique about this role is that we’re attempting to deploy production systems with newer (sometimes alpha quality) blockchain software.

And given we’re in the crypto/blockchain domain, things like security, server hardening, intrusion detection, monitoring etc. are highly important.

If you enjoy figuring out how to get new infrastructure software working in a local/test environment, and then designing and automating production rollouts, this role may be a good fit.

This person will report to the CTO (co-founder) and work with a group of generalists since we’re currently a small team. Critical that interested candidates are comfortable working in an unstructured environment, dealing with uncertainty, minimal direction, and working across a range of projects.

--Responsibilities/Duties--

-Manage and monitor cloud and physical servers across multiple global hosting services and data centers

-Configuration Management with Ansible. Prev experience with other tools like Packer, Terraform, etc. helpful.

-Application software installation (often building from source on Github), configuration, and automation

-Linux server administration

-Server hardening, intrusion detection, and vulnerability scanning

-Networking and VPN configuration

--Qualifications---

-Experience working in high uptime 24/7 environments

-In depth prior work with automation and configuration management

-Knowledge of Linux deployment and configuration and resource monitoring/identifying bottlenecks

-Significant experience with one or more common system administration scripting languages

-Networking fundamentals

-Security best practices

--Benefits & Impact--

-Seed stage startup where you’ll make a true impact on the product, customers, team and the larger blockchain/crypto space

-A culture of honesty and risk taking in a “non corporate environment”

-Work remote, flexible hours

-One of first 20 employees; opportunity to grow as we grow.

-Seed stage equity + competitive salary

--About Figment Networks--
Figment Networks, a VC funded technology startup, provides safe and transparent token staking services for blockchain networks.

The founding team has over two+ decades started, built, and scaled four internet infrastructure related businesses. This deep experience in IP networking, data centers, cloud security, and databases combined with our passion for decentralization lead us to starting Figment Networks.

We want to build an organization that on the one hand provides needed infrastructure & software to blockchain networks/communities, and on the other hand serves the needs of institutional and large token holders. To do this we are focusing on operational best practices (including security), software tools, research, and legal/regulatory compliance.

Our data center and technical operations are based in Toronto, Canada and we are building a decentralized organization with team members located in New York, Chicago, Vancouver and...Wyoming.

Figment Networks at a glance

Figment Networks: Your Trusted Staking Partner

Figment Networks focuses on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain / Cryptocurrency. Their company has offices in New York City and Toronto. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Figment Networks has raised $2M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2019 at a valuation of $7M.

You can view their website at https://figment.network or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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