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INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER

Remote - Remote - Ireland
Alarm Full Time

Job Description

Coin Metrics is a leading provider of cryptoasset data for institutions. We deliver transparent and actionable data and analytics to various industry stakeholders including asset managers, custodians, trading venues, research desks, and data/application providers. Coin Metrics’ data empowers its clients and the public to better understand, use and value open crypto networks.

Join a fast-paced startup pioneering novel metrics, data products, and intelligence solutions, which offer insights into the economics, markets, usage, health, and other aspects of public cryptocurrency blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum and other crypto networks.

You will be surrounded by talented people passionate about decentralized economies and the data behind them. Break new ground, create exciting new data-driven research and products, and help shape the future of finance.

YOUR PURPOSE

Coin Metrics is recruiting an Infrastructure Engineer to support network nodes, market data collection, analytics factories, and data delivery operations.  They will work with the infrastructure team to build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure.

YOUR VALUE

  • Maintain blockchain nodes and monitor key areas such as network synchronization, connected peers, node configurations, and supporting infrastructure.
  • Maintain persistent  data stores by administering databases and streaming servers, especially with management of disk space, resiliency and backups.
  • Investigate alerts, reported issues, or engineer requests and respond promptly.
  • Plan and create infrastructure on Bare-metal using Ansible and Helm.
  • Plan hybrid cloud architecture on AWS, GCP and Bare-metal using Terraform and Ansible.
  • Administer network capabilities  including CDN, DNS, proxies and web servers.
  • Design and support CI/CD pipelines using Bash, Python and other languages.
  • Monitor infrastructure using tools like DataDog, Splunk, Prometheus and/or Grafana. 

YOUR EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of direct experience in infrastructure, DevOps or back-end engineering roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, priorities and interruptions while communicating status and documenting activities appropriately. Correctly track details across multiple environments.
  • Bonus points if you’ve managed at least one cloud infrastructure provider (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Experience with infrastructure as code and containerization software toolkits (Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Helm, Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience configuring, running and maintaining full nodes of various networks, preferably in containers.  Bonus points for bootstrapping node operations for enterprise clients and/or applications.
  • Experience with block file systems and database storage administration (Ext4, ZFS, Postgres, MySQL, Oracle). Bonus points for familiarity with file-based and object-based storage solutions. 
  • Relevant work, or interest, in Infosec and DevSecOps. Specifically network theory fields, such as topology analysis. Bonus points for experience responding to audits and certifications.
  • Experience with scaling and migrating systems in a rapidly evolving environment that allows for little or no downtime, including a good understanding of incident management processes.

LIFE AT COIN METRICS 

Coin Metrics is a fun and fast-paced team with employees located in 8 countries.  We are united by our OPEN (Open, Pioneering, Elucidating, and Neutral) core values.   Our employees are empowered to do what’s best for our products, customers, and team members.   Other benefits of working at Coin Metrics include:

  • Competitive salary, 401(k) retirement plan, bonus and options plans
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision
  • Remote or hybrid work options with generous equipment reimbursement offering
  • Paid time off 
  • Global company offsites 
  • Coin Metrics Labs where associates pursue their passions

OUR INTERVIEW PROCESS

  • 30 minute video interview with Talent Sherpa (Recruiter)
  • 60 minute video interview with hiring manager
  • 3-4 video interviews with members of our team 

LOCATION

Remote

Coin Metrics

Coin Metrics

Crypto intelligence for the future of finance. Coin Metrics organizes the world's crypto data and makes it transparent and accessible."

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