Senior TechOps/DevOps Engineer

  • AlphaPoint
  • New York, New York
  • Dec 19, 2018

Job Description

About AlphaPoint:
AlphaPoint is a financial technology company helping make illiquid assets liquid. It enables customers to launch new products and services by providing institutions enterprise-grade blockchain solutions to digitize assets, launch markets, and reduce operational costs. AlphaPoint has customers across 5 continents with offices in New York, Charlotte, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.

Position Profile:

AlphaPoint, a leading blockchain provider, is seeking a talented Technical Operations/DevOps Engineer to join our team! This individual will be a crucial member of our Infrastructure group, helping to solve technical problems and providing direct impact on the development of AlphaPoint's infrastructure. This  DevOps Engineer's primary focus will be mitigating technical issues and maintaining overall health of our core software systems.

AlphaPoint's back-end elements are built using C#, using custom messaging mechanisms over multiple transport protocols, with customized persistence and storage mechanisms, all optimized for high-volume enterprise-class real-time access-controlled data processing. Our front-end elements are browser-based applications built using HTML and JavaScript. In this position, you will be exposed to the entire system stack and develop a rich understanding of both the system mechanisms and the application business domains. The Technical Operations Engineer will participate in the deployment, monitoring, and management of all AlphaPoint environments, including hardware, operating systems, custom software, and networking elements.  The Technical Operations/DevOps Engineer will also participate in the development of the DevOps functions of the department and the continuous improvement of the company's SDLC practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on diagnosing and troubleshooting computer systems.
  • Contribute to maintaining and building our cloud infrastructure (Azure).
  • Participate in managing security systems, firewalls, and load balancing.
  • Contribute to our scripting work using Python, PowerShell, and Bash, while understanding how our automation strategies integrate into a unified solution.
  • Liaise with Engineers on the AlphaPoint development team to resolve technical challenges 
  • Participate in solution development/delivery, using our products and platforms.
  • Triage and mitigate technical support issues and software bugs.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with basic scripting and programming experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience working directly with Linux/Unix and Windows administration.
  • At least 3 years of experience working with virtualization - Hyper-V or VMware.
  • At least 3 years of experience dealing with containers such as Docker or Kubernetes
  • At least 3 years of experience with scripting such as PowerShell and Bash
  • At least 3 years of experience working in a DevOps capacity.
  • At least 3 years of experience working with SQL/MySQL queries, scripting, administration
  • Experience with emerging blockchain technologies is a nice to have
  • At least 1 year of experience with TCP/IP and Firewall experience is preferred
  • At least 1 year of experience working in the cloud such as Azure or AWS is a nice to have.
  • At least 2 years of JavaScript, C#, and SQL experience is preferred.

AlphaPoint is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability or genetic information, gender identity or national origin.