Blockstream San Francisco, CA, United States
Mar 28, 2017Permanent
Job Summary: Blockstream is in the early stages of building out our infrastructure and operations teams, which means you will have the opportunity to accelerate our productivity and growth through the implementation of internal tools and processes. We believe in crafting survivable solutions, not ignoring or dismissing risk. Infrastructure systems are a hazard, so providing creative solutions to mitigating risk are essential. The cryptographic primitives in cryptocurrencies provide the seeds of solutions to so many security problems. Join us in prototyping the future of the field. Primary Job Responsibilities: Expert-level experience in Unix/Linux system administration. Evaluate, deploy and train associates to use internal collaborative tools in order to be more productive. This includes strong background in security best practices for deployment, lockdown, monitoring and maintenance of applications on Linux operating systems. Broad security-minded awareness of networking and operating systems. Knowledge of scripting tools and frameworks (from shell scripting to Ruby/Python for Ansible/Chef/Puppet, etc.) in order to automate deployments and manage systems. Nice to Have Skills: Computer science fundamentals and some experience in multiple programming languages would be useful in the ability to debug applications and to code custom solutions or integrations between applications. Knowledge of: Linux system tools and frameworks like iptables, iproute2, SELinux Network security: reading pcap traces, investigating attacks, systems forensics, SSL/TLS and PKI Interesting experience trumps accreditations and certifications.