Infrastructure Engineer

Company: Beacon Hill Technologies
Location: Not Specified, Not Specified, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 04.AUG.2021
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Summary

Infrastructure Engineer (Boston, MA) Compensation: $150k + Equity, 100% remote if need be Coin Metrics provides crypto financial intel...

Description



Infrastructure Engineer (Boston, MA)



Compensation: $150k + Equity, 100% remote if need be



Coin Metrics provides crypto financial intelligence, providing network data, market data, index, and network risk solutions to the most prestigious institutions touching crypto-assets. Coin Metrics was founded in 2017 as an open-source project to determine the economic significance of public blockchains. Today, we expand on that original purpose to empower people and institutions to make informed crypto-financial decisions.


Join a fast-paced startup pioneering novel metrics, data products, and intelligence solutions, which offer insights into the economics, markets, usage, health, and other aspects of public cryptocurrency blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum and other crypto networks.


Description


You will be surrounded by talented people passionate about decentralized economies and the data behind them. Break new ground, create exciting new data-driven research and products, and help shape the future of finance.


Coin Metrics is recruiting an Infrastructure Engineer to support its network data collection and node operations.


Join a fast-paced startup pioneering novel metrics, data products, and intelligence solutions, which offer insights into the economics, markets, usage, health, and other aspects of public cryptocurrency blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum and other crypto networks.


Responsibilities



  • Maintain blockchain nodes and monitor key areas such as network synchronization, connected peers, node configurations, and supporting infrastructure.

  • Investigate issues and respond to incidents, network attacks, and synchronization problems.

  • Evaluate the feasibility of alternative client implementations and produce performance benchmarks.

  • Develop services and key pieces of infrastructure to automate processes that support the deployment, monitoring, and QC of full nodes.

  • Keep track of client updates, soft forks, hard forks, and other events that may disrupt operations.

  • Research key topics related to new node additions, including emerging blockchain data structures, consensus algorithms, and network vulnerabilities.


Required Qualifications



  • Proficiency with the Kotlin programming language; database management systems, like PostgreSQL; load balancing and reverse proxies technologies, like Nginx; and advanced search and analytics engine, such as ElasticSearch or Cassandra.

  • Solid understanding of how blockchains operate and the inner workings of full and archival nodes.

  • Experience configuring, running, and maintaining full nodes of various networks, preferably through container management toolkits such as Docker or Kubernetes.

  • 3+ years of direct experience in infrastructure, DevOps, or back-end engineering roles.


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Experience with more than one cloud infrastructure provider (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).

  • Experience bootstrapping node operations for enterprise clients and/or applications.

  • Experience with infrastructure as code software toolkits, such as Terraform or CloudFormation.

  • Relevant work or interest in infosec-specifically, network theory fields, such as topology analysis.



In exchange for your hard work


They offer you:



  • A comprehensive health & medical benefits package

  • Generous PTO

  • 401(k) plan

  • Company fun through social events & parties

  • Career development & advancement opportunities

  • And much more!






Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Company Profile:

Beacon Hill Technologies, a premier National Information Technology Staffing Group, provides world class technology talent across all industries utilizing a complete suite of staffing services. Beacon Hill Technologies' dedicated team of recruiting and staffing experts consistently delivers quality IT professionals to solve our customers' technical and business needs.

Beacon Hill Technologies covers a broad spectrum of IT positions, including Project Management and Business Analysis, Programming/Development, Database, Infrastructure, Quality Assurance, Production/Support and ERP roles.


Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill HR, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences and Beacon Hill Technologies by visiting .

We look forward to working with you.

Beacon Hill. Employing the Future

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