Careers

Working at Horizen Labs

Sr. DevOps Engineer (Germany) Germany

Engineering

We’re looking for a creative software engineer that is eager to design and take to market next-generation blockchain technologies that are accessible to users and businesses around the world.

The Opportunity

  • Build technology for a highly competitive market
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent practical experience
  • 5 years of practical experience
  • Experience working with three or more from the following
    • Linux/Unix environment (e.g. Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine)
    • Version control tools like GIT, GitHub, Subversion (SVN)
    • GitFlow
    • Creating customized Dockerfiles following Docker best practices
    • Automated build pipelines utilizing Docker Hub
    • Create/manage microservice architectures utilizing Docker Compose
    • Experience with building and packaging software written in Java, NodeJS
    • C++ for multiple platforms (Linux, MacOS, Windows, Android, iOS) and debugging common build issues
    • Security best practices (e.g. Certificate/Key management, PGP, LUKS)
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English
  • You are passionate about the promise of blockchain technology
  • You aren’t afraid of working in a fast paced environment, understanding when to ask for help or when to pull up your sleeves to get stuff done

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Master’s, PhD degree or experience in engineering, computer science or other technical related field and/or 8 years of experience architecting highly-complex cross-functional software projects from inception to delivery
  • Track record of individual technical achievement
  • Familiarity with Btrfs snapshots, send/receive
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • Familiarity with Ansible as orchestration/configuration management tool
  • Experience as Build and Release Engineer with DevOps Methodologies as primary focus on CI (Continuous Integration), CD (Continuous Delivery)
  • Pipeline, Build and Deploy automation
  • Knowledge of blockchain systems
  • Experience with various CI Tools like Travis-CI, Jenkins
  • Automated build and deployment using Jenkins in Docker, dockerized build workers
  • Galera Cluster for MySQL
  • Experience of building/retrofitting effective instrumentation (monitoring/metrics) for existing applications is advantageous

If you join us you’ll get

  • Opportunity to build your dream team and participate in building cutting edge technology that will disrupt many other industries
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off -- we care most about results
  • Performance-based bonus pool
  • Participate in employee stock option plan

Who we are

Horizen Labs is a blockchain technology startup that enables businesses to build distributed ledger solutions that are fast, secure, private and scalable. We recently raised $4 million from some of the industry’s top thought leaders, including Digital Currency Group and Liberty City Ventures. We provide a seamless way for businesses to incorporate customized digital ledger technology into their operations, removing a significant barrier to blockchain adoption and advancing the industry as a whole.

Our proprietary sidechain deployment tool utilizes Horizen’s highly secure, privacy-focused, public infrastructure.

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