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ZKValidator 3 months ago
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Junior DevOps Engineer at Zero Knowledge Validator

About Us:

ZKValidator is a small, expert team with a erse skill set. We’re driven by a mission, promoting privacy and zero knowledge tech, the next frontier of Web3. We strive to provide high-performance infrastructure to blockchain networks, which has allowed us to be a top validator on Cosmos, Celestia, Celo, Mina, Moonbeam, Polkadot and more.

We are looking for a motivated Junior DevOps Engineer to join our team on a contracting basis who can hit the ground running to enhance our delivery capabilities. If you are passionate about building optimised reliable cloud infrastructure and have a strong background in DevOps, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Infrastructure Management:
    • Manage and maintain Linux-based systems, ensuring optimal performance, security, and reliability.
    • Deploy and configure Blockchain Validators, ensuring seamless integration with our infrastructure.
  • Automation:
    • Utilize Ansible for configuration management and automation of routine tasks.
    • Develop and enhance automation scripts to streamline deployment processes.
  • Monitoring and Reporting:
    • Implement and maintain monitoring solutions using Grafana and Prometheus.
    • Proactively identify and address potential issues to ensure system stability and security.
  • Collaboration:
    • Work closely with development and operations teams to facilitate a collaborative and efficient workflow.
    • Contribute to discussions on system architecture, scalability, and security.

Requirements:

  • Solid understanding of Linux systems and administration.
  • Familiarity with Blockchain Validators and related technologies.
  • Experience with Ansible for configuration management.
  • Proficiency in setting up and managing monitoring tools such as Grafana and Prometheus.

Nice to Haves:

  • Programming skills in Python or Rust.
  • Knowledge of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM).
  • Understanding of security best practices in a DevOps environment.
  • Experience in deploying and managing bare metal servers in a data center colocation environment.
  • Familiarity with DeFi (Decentralized Finance) protocols.
  • Understanding of the design principles behind proof-of-stake blockchain systems.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (feel free to apply if you feel qualified enough regardless of your degree).
  • Relevant internship or project experience in a DevOps or system administration role.

Location:

This is a remote position and most of our team is located in Europe. For reliability reasons (and to make sure we can all sleep well at night) the ideal candidate is located in a non-European timezone. However, feel free to apply regardless of your location/timezone, as we are prioritizing technical and cultural fit over location. A non-European timezone is just a bonus for us.