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DevOps Engineer

February 8, 2019
Depends on experience
Token bonus
Asia preferred


Interested in helping us change the world of payments forever? The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) is looking for a talented, experienced, and hands-on DevOps Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be ensuring the reliability of our services, building infrastructure to enable our team's production and testing environments, and greasing the rails of our systems to ensure they're robust, efficient, and easy to deploy.

You will:

  • Assist our development teams in maintaining and supporting our existing infrastructure.
  • Scale our production and staging systems through automation with industry standard tools.
  • Build additional functionality into our operations stack that improves ease-of-use, reliability, and dev ops response times.
  • Monitor, triage and respond to alerts in our 24/7/365 environment.
  • Debug production incidents, and be an invaluable asset to our development teams in a crisis.
  • Configure new environments for a growing set of external and internal projects.
  • Participate in design and code reviews, and ensure that the foundation for our services is best-in-class.


  • You have 3+ years of experience of working in cloud-based systems operations, preferably as a Linux systems administrator or DevOps engineer.
  • You're a natural at troubleshooting and debugging - no issue is impossible to solve.
  • You have a deep understanding of computer networking, TCP/UDP, distributed computing, web services, and the fundamental protocols used by the internet (HTTP, HTTPS, etc.).
  • You're familiar with the wide variety of application monitoring tools that exist and you know how to utilize them in tandem to make world-class production infrastructure.
  • You're an expert in at least one scripting language and you are familiar with a few (Ruby, Perl, Python, Bash, etc.).
  • You have first-hand experience with deployment technologies (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc.), preferably Docker and Puppet.
  • You're always willing to do what it takes to help your teammates - especially in stressful situations.
  • You're enthusiastic about working on a small, growing team where you'll be given a lot of autonomy.
  • You're open, empathetic, and care about putting the best ideas forward in a collaborative and helpful manner.