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Senior DevOps Engineer ny

Ensure observability and business continuity of our systems. Hardened production systems (maintained uptime targets, graceful degradation, self-healing and…...

The Engineers at Chainalysis are driven by working on new technical challenges every day. Relentless problem-solvers and big dreamers, we’re creating the building blocks for future blockchain technologies.

The DevOps Engineer embedded on our Protocol Acquisition team is the mastermind behind all the processes and tools that enable us to ship better, faster, and more reliably. They champion infrastructure best-practices and influence team goals and product roadmaps, all while optimizing our infrastructure and development workflows. We measure success by how well you’ve enabled the team to safely operate with little to no intervention.

In one year you’ll know you were successful if…

Ensure observability and business continuity of our systems

Contribute to our Protocol Acquisition cloud architecture

You’ve reduced the friction in an engineer’s day to day workflow

Hardened production systems (maintained uptime targets, graceful degradation, self-healing and automated recovery)

Worked closely with Information Security to improve the systems used to test releases for security issues

Established objective measures of done and documented assumptions

A background like this helps:
Experience in one or more of the following: Java, Scala, Golang, Python, or shell scripting

Prior success implementing infrastructure as code including pipelines as code (Terraform, Helm, Ansible, Jenkins), and containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)

Experience monitoring production systems (DataDog, Prometheus)

Experience with cloud architecture (AWS, GCP)

Experience with streaming pipelines (Kafka, Spark)

Blockchain P2P Node and Networking Fundamentals

Experience with tuning RDBMSs (ideally PostgreSQL)

A general understanding of popular Blockchain technologies would differentiate you:

Bitcoin and/or other UTXO based Protocols (Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, ZCash, Dash)

Ethereum and/or other Account based Protocols (EOS, Stellar, Cardano, Tron)

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At Chainalysis, we help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions track and investigate illicit activity on the blockchain, allowing them to engage confidently with cryptocurrency. We take care of our people with great benefits, professional development opportunities, and fun.

You belong here.

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Juneteenth, Harvey Milk Day, and International Migrant’s Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture.

We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, religion, ability, experience and more. Additionally, if you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don’t hesitate to let us know. You can learn more here . We can’t wait to meet you.

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