DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer

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Job Description

Formed in 2014, Tendermint is the creator of Cosmos, an ecosystem of interoperable blockchains. We are a software engineering company that focuses on the Cosmos SDK and Starport, state-of-the-art frameworks for blockchain development. Over USD 16 billion worth of digital assets is secured by the 200+ blockchains built with the Cosmos SDK. We’re passionate, self-driven industry leaders whose vision is to empower people to create a more transparent and accountable world through open, distributed, and interoperable networks. We believe that the technology we’re building will have a major positive impact on how humans connect and coordinate globally. Join our growing international team and help us build the most popular multi-blockchain ecosystem in the world.



  • Design, build and maintain cloud infrastructure for blockchain networks and services and tools that enhance developer experience.
  • Implement software for continuous deployment of blockchain-based applications.
  • Develop tools that run distributed fuzzing around our blockchain to verify quality for our releases.
  • Develop tools and practices to help troubleshoot and diagnosis application, system and network problems.
  • Build solutions with a broad set of technologies in and around cloud solutions: Google Cloud Platform (GCE/GKE/Cloud Run/API), AWS EC2, ECS, Route53, RDS, Lambda, Serverless computing, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions on software architectureWork with our security team to develop tooling that can help verify security of our SDK and Tendermint ecosystem.
  • Empower the Engineering and DevX divisions to ship and operate their own systems in production.


  • First-hand experience in designing and writing microservices in Golang; bonus point for proficiency in Golang.
  • A strong grasp of computer science fundamentals.
  • Excellent knowledge of networking and communication protocols such as gRPC and Websockets.
  • Good knowledge of relational and non-relational databases.
  • Experience with containerised services and container orchestrators.
  • Understanding of security, performance, server design and cross-platform architectures.
  • Experience in implementing continuous integration workflows with tools such as Jenkins, GitHub Actions or CircleCI.
  • Ability to write scripts or software programs that automate system and software administrations tasks.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Experience working with distributed teams.

Bonus Points

  • First-hand experience in launching production-grade Tendermint-based applications and designing and maintaining enterprise-grade, scalable network infrastructures. Bonus points for having contributed to the launch of at least one Cosmos-SDK application mainnet or participated in at least one Cosmos ecosystem event (e.g. Game of Stakes, Game of Zones, HackAtoms, etc).
  • Interest in consensus protocols, P2P networking, distributed systems.

Job Summary

Remote - must join meetings 8AM-12PM PST Location
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