DevOps and Infrastructure Engineer

Remote
Citizen Hex
Software
Our Vision

In 2014, Vitalik Buterin announced Ethereum to a standing ovation at the Miami Bitcoin conference. Ethereum elevates Bitcoin’s idea of a distributed ledger into something much more profound: a distributed world computer. Our mission is to facilitate token liquidity so interacting with programmable money is as frictionless and low cost as possible.

The Role

As a key DevOps and Infrastructure team member, you’ll have a high degree of autonomy and make key decisions around how we deploy, monitor and scale our market making microservices.  The organization will place a high degree of trust in your abilities and you will significantly impact its trajectory and bottom line. You’ll be a member of an elite proprietary market-making firm and work on cutting edge technology that will significantly impact the Ethereum ecosystem.  Your abilities will be pushed to new limits and you’ll develop a significant depth of knowledge around risk-taking and the mechanics of financial-markets and cryptocurrency.

Skill Set

    • Terraform
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • AWS, GCP and Azure
    • Microservices Architecture
    • NoSQL, Redis, Apache Spark, Map-reduce
    • Distributed Tracing
    • Infrastructure as code
    • Continuous integration and logging

Within 1 month you’ll

    • Understand the basic mechanics of financial markets and the vision of the firm
    • Get acquainted with Ethereum and how blockchains function
    • Be comfortable using all the relevant tools for collaborating remotely
    • Understand our stack and make your first contributions towards optimizing our infrastructure

Within 3 months you’ll

    • Appreciate the subtleties of order books, trading, and the short-term structure of financial markets
    • Have a high-level awareness of the different components of our trading services
    • Begin to re-architect our infrastructure using Terraform and other tools

Within 6 months you’ll

    • Have a deep understanding of the firm's vision and the roadmap for achieving it
    • Be a relative Ethereum expert
    • Have a sophisticated understanding of financial markets and the relevant strategies for market making
    • Start to think deeply about the long-term infrastructure requirements for the organization

Within 12 months you’ll

    • Vest your first stock options and have an ownership stake in a highly profitable and rapidly growing market-making firm
    • Be a thought leader in the company within your area of expertise
    • Mentor new employees
    • Build and deploy sophisticated infrastructure that improves our trading services and contributes to our overall profitability
Learn More

Learn more about our vision (and prepare for an interview) by checking out this podcast with Citizen Hex CEO Benjamin Roberts:

https://blog.nomics.com/flippening/worlds-1st-interview-crypto-liquidity-provider-episode-0005/

We look forward to hearing from you!