DevOps Engineer

Company Name
Covalent
Date
May 12, 2021
Workspace
Remote
Location
Vancouver
Type
Full time

Blockchain data is purported to be public, but deep, granular, and historical blockchain data is still almost impossible to access.

Covalent is on a mission to bring full transparency and visibility to all blockchain networks and we are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer to help us. Reporting directly to the CTO, we are looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, self-directed and enthusiastic about the blockchain space.

This is an opportunity to get in on the ground-floor of a fast-moving startup working with cutting-edge technology. The successful candidate would be joining at a pivotal moment in the firm's history, with the capacity for high impact at Covalent. Covalent is funded by leading venture capitalists and has 100+ customers globally.

Roles and Responsibilities

Aa a DevOps Engineer, you'll be working with the wider engineering team on the design, deployment and continuous improvement of the infrastructure that powers the industry-leading Covalent API. Your KPIs will be developer productivity and product reliability as we scale our product, team and customers.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5+ years professional experience as a DevOps or Site Reliability Engineer

  • A deep understanding of designing and operating large-scale, multi-region, globally distributed production systems

  • Experience working with AWS, GCP and other cloud infrastructure in general

  • Experience with Infrastructure-as-Code (eg: Terraform, Chef, Puppet, etc.)

  • Experience with PostgreSQL and Redis

  • Self-motivated and able to be trusted with a high level of autonomy

  • Excellent communication skills as our entire team is remote

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent work experience

Nice-to-haves:

  • Established connections within the crypto community

  • Experience with blockchain node software (eg: Geth)

  • Masters of Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent work experience

Benefits

  • An opportunity to work with one of the leading, technically challenging blockchain companies founded by veterans of the space

  • Competitive total compensation (Salary + Tokens)

  • Comprehensive vision, dental, physical and mental health and wellness benefits

  • Four weeks of vacation per year

  • Fast paced environment (we ship multiple times a day)

  • A yearly $1000 gift card for professional development 

When you apply, please indicate your ability to undertake the above roles and responsibilities, how your qualifications are relevant to Covalent, and whether you have invested in existing token offerings. Make sure you share a link to your GitHub profile and highlight any open-source contributions, if any. We also request writing samples for all positions regardless of the role.

The founding team is based in Vancouver, Canada, but we are open to remote work for the right candidate. We are a small, tight-knit team with big ambitions. If you are interested in bringing true data visibility and transparency to the blockchain space, email us with your resume at careers@covalenthq.com. 

Please, no agencies.