Chorus One runs validators on cutting-edge Proof of Stake networks such as Cosmos, Solana, Celo, Polkadot, and Oasis with >$100 million assets under management.
We are seeking a Platforms Engineer to maintain and scale our staking infrastructure. Security and reliability are key to everything we do. This position is a unique opportunity to work with an experienced team on cutting-edge blockchain networks and financial services around cryptocurrency.
Competitive salary plus equity
As much leave as needed by team members
Exposure to brand new emerging technologies
Quarterly retreats in interesting locations (Istanbul Q3 2020!)
Build privacy and user rights conscious decentralized products
Brand new laptop
About Chorus One
Chorus One is a community of ambitious, self-reflective people building high-reliability infrastructure for decentralized networks. We believe that crypto-economics and decentralized networks will enable collaboration on a global scale and propel the next stage in human evolution. Chorus One is building validator nodes and inter-chain communication for decentralized networks, allowing our users to earn more tokens and shape the emerging open financial system. Our work lies at the rich intersection of financial services, cryptocurrency, DevOps, and information security.
Maintain, scale, and monitor existing infrastructure, including cloud machines, bare-metal servers, and a Kubernetes cluster, to allow Chorus One to provide secure and reliable industry-leading Proof-of-Stake validation services.
Reason about and improve the security properties of infrastructure. Secure key management, server hardening, and intrusion detection are important themes.
Institute monitoring and alerting systems for infrastructure. Enable other team members to attend and troubleshoot problems as they arise.
Develop software related to blockchain data extraction or interchain communication, on an as-needed basis.
Is able to work independently. Has prior work experience in a medium-sized company or as a Platforms / DevOps lead in a startup.
Has prior experience with a range of diverse DevOps tools. We use Kubernetes, Ansible, and Packer.
Possesses good knowledge of security as it relates to cloud-based infrastructure.
Is able to develop tooling, and monitoring solutions where none exists and can debug unreliable software – many of the projects we run are of alpha quality. Good knowledge of Golang and/or Rust would be a significant advantage.
Bachelor or advanced degree in Computer Science or related subject