Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Token Foundry @ ConsenSys
  • Europe
  • Aug 18, 2020

Job Description

About ConsenSys
ConsenSys is the world's largest pure-play provider of enterprise blockchain software, created in 2014 by Joseph Lubin a co-founder of Ethereum. At ConsenSys, we build infrastructure software that make connection to and leveraging blockchain technologies straightforward for businesses. We assist large corporations in the integration & customization of our infrastructure by deploying full stack engineering team that operates respecting most effective agile methodologies. Lastly, we make strategic investments in blockchain technology startups.
About the role
As senior DevOps Engineer at ConsenSys you will be joining a world reference technical team with State of the Art expertise in developing & delivering advanced decentralized platforms. Your job will be to ensure the best possible evolution of client production infrastructure, you will get highly involved in :
  • build and run production infrastructure
  • implement and support CI/CD pipelines
  • provide monitoring and tracing tools to support developer teams

On a daily basis you will be part of an agile, often multinational scrum team delivering high standard production software for the account of the largest Enterprise clients. You will lead a community of devops in a project / business unit, defining the vision, enforcing best practice and upskilling your team. You might also take part in the implementation of reusable product components and libraries that will be deployed by other ConsenSys teams around the world. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.
Job requirements Required
  • 7+ years experience in Systems Engineering/DevOps role on Linux/Unix Systems
  • Experience with microservices architecture orchestrated with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Kubernetes & docker
  • Expertise with configuring and running a CI/CD platform such as Jenkins, GitLab-CI or Travis
  • Expertise with a cloud environments such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
  • Ability to lead a team of devops, define a vision and actionate it
  • Experience with scaling secure infrastructures with no Single Point of Failure
  • Experience with infrastructure automation such as Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Cloudformation, ARM
  • Understanding of the Twelve Factors & GitOps
Bonus points for
  • Understanding Blockchain technology, especially Ethereum
  • Experience in deploying Blockchain infrastructures using Parity or Geth
  • Experience with Kafka
Other skills to demonstrate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in French and English
  • Teamwork, flexibility, initiative, communication and organisation
  • Willingness to constantly learn & improve, challenging yourself to stay at the top of your game
Why join ConsenSys? Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys
  • One of the most recognized tech companies in the blockchain ecosystem globally. A work experience at ConsenSys is a tremendous reference for your future career. ConsenSys alumni have moved on to become tech entrepreneurs, CEOs, team leads at leading tech companies.
  • The forefront of a revolution. At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society. We believe that there is an opportunity to bring the remaining 2 billion unbanked people into the global economy and to radically transform our society for the enrichment of humankind
  • A dynamic startup environment. ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization
  • Deep technical challenges. This entire ecosystem is less than 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can get us to those next thresholds of scale
  • Continuous learning and improvements. You'll be constantly exposed to new concepts, ideas and frameworks from your peers and as you work on different projects -- challenging you to stay at the top of your game
A few important things to know
  • Some travel could be required. Projects can be on client sites, so our team members need to be flexible and up for travel. We do our best to take people's personal situations into account, but we know it's not for everyone
  • Project work at client's office locations could be required (on average 50%, but can vary between 0% and 100% depending on project)
  • To apply for a role at our Paris office, you need to live in Paris and speak French fluently and have a work authorization in France.