Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) is an organization dedicated to advancing blockchain technology and fostering inclusive access to the global financial infrastructure. Established in 2014, SDF has been instrumental in the significant development and expansion of the Stellar blockchain network, a high-performance, open-source platform that supports developers and businesses worldwide. With a commitment to innovation, SDF is continuously growing its team to meet the evolving needs of the Stellar ecosystem.

SDF is notable for its mission-driven approach, aiming to create equitable financial opportunities through cutting-edge technological advancements. The team focuses on maintaining and enhancing cloud infrastructures, supporting development processes, and ensuring the robustness and scalability of their services. By leveraging various modern tools and methodologies, SDF remains at the forefront of blockchain innovation, committed to excellence and collaboration within the industry.

Interested in working on cutting-edge blockchain technology and creating equitable access to the global financial system? Since 2014, the mission-driven team at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has helped fuel the tremendous growth of the Stellar blockchain network, an open-source platform that operates at high-scale today. Developers and companies around the world build on it, and the SDF team is expanding to support the rapidly growing and changing Stellar ecosystem.

In this role, you will: 

  • Maintain, improve, scale and secure our AWS/GCP infrastructure and Linux systems.
  • Assist our development teams in running, packaging, deploying and troubleshooting applications
  • Work with developers on streamlining deployment processes with Jenkins and other CI/CD tooling.
  • Build, maintain, monitor and improve our Kubernetes clusters.
  • Work with development teams on migrating applications to Kubernetes.
  • Be responsible for maintenance and improvements to multiple internal services, for example  Kubernetes, Prometheus, ELK.
  • Monitor, triage and respond to alerts in our high availability environments.
  • Participate in design and code reviews, and ensure that the foundation for our services is best in class.
  • Evaluate new technologies, design and implement as appropriate.
  • Identify automation opportunities and implement by creating custom or by using off the shelf solutions.

You have: 

  • 5+ years of experience of working in cloud-based systems operations, as a SRE or DevOps engineer.
  • First-hand experience with configuration management and infrastructure as code (Ansible, Puppet, Terraform).
  • Proficient in utilizing SRE methodologies like capacity planning and disaster recovery testing to ensure the scalability, resilience, and availability of critical services.
  • A strong understanding of computer networking, TCP/UDP, load balancing, distributed computing, web services, and the fundamental protocols used by the internet (HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, etc.).
  • Experienced in managing production workloads and skilled in using monitoring tools to detect issues early.
  • Comfortable with participating in on-call rotations and conducting thorough root cause analyses to keep systems running smoothly.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language.
  • Committed to supporting teammates, especially during challenging times, and excited about working in a close-knit, growing team. Approachable, empathetic, and proactive in promoting collaboration and innovation.
  • Excels in working independently, demonstrating the ability to accomplish tasks without constant monitoring.
  • Production experience building and maintaining Kubernetes clusters.

Bonus Points if:

  • Ability to understand Go, Rust, C++ and TypeScript source code

We offer competitive pay with a base salary range for this position of $150,000- $200,000 depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, we offer lumen-denominated grants along with the following perks and benefits:

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150,000 USD / year
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