Senior Site Reliability Engineer – Banking – DevOps – Remote

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • January 7, 2022
  • Salary: Pełny etat, Umowa o pracę stałą

About Kraken Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. In our first decade, Kraken has risen to bec

About Kraken

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. In our first decade, Kraken has risen to become one of the largest, most successful and respected crypto exchanges on the planet.

We are changing the way the world thinks about finance and our range of successful products are playing a critical role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We continue to trail-blaze into new territory with the introduction of Kraken Bank, providing a more seamless integration between crypto and the traditional financial system. This makes us the first crypto company (ever) to be awarded a U.S. state banking charter.

Our diverse group of 2,000+ Krakenites are distributed all over the world as part of our ‘remote first’ culture, united by a shared passion for delighting customers, upholding crypto values and achieving our meaningful mission. We attract people who push themselves to improve, are radically transparent and think differently in order to unlock their potential.

Crypto is a rapidly evolving industry and we’re just getting started. We’re growing fast and you’re invited to join the revolution!

About the role

This is a fully remote role, we will consider applicants based in North America, South America and EMEA.

Our Engineering team is having a blast while delivering the most sophisticated crypto-trading platform out there. Help us continue to define and lead the industry. As a Sr. Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Kraken, you’ll be tasked with keeping one of the fastest growing companies in the world up and available in a 24/7 environment. Kraken is growing at an extremely rapid pace along with the entire cryptocurrency industry, and if you like hard challenges and learning, look no further as this is the role for you!

Responsibilities

  • Build software to automate parts of our release cycle
  • Take a relentless approach on keeping availability at Kraken as high as possible (identifying bottlenecks before they arise)
  • Deploy and maintain production / non-production services

Requirements

  • 5+ years in a DevOps role (DevOps, SRE, etc)
  • Extensive experience with Kubernetes
  • Extensive experience with monitoring /alerting (primarily with Prometheus/Grafana) and knowledge of best practices in the area
  • Experience benchmarking applications and identifying bottlenecks
  • 1-3+ years experience with a programming language (Rust, Python or Golang)
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Extremely knowledgeable on security best practices
  • Self starter

Nice to haves

  • Passion for open-source and contributing back to the community
  • Experience with Cloud infrastructure
  • Experience benchmarking applications and identifying bottlenecks
  • Experience with Slack, Jira, Google, and/or Gitlab APIs
  • Experience with distributed systems and technologies (gRPC, Kafka, NoSQL, SQL, Redis, …)

Location Tagging: #US #EU #APAC #Canada #Southamerica

We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background.

As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

Check out all our open roles at https://www.kraken.com/careers.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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