Automation Engineer (Satellite Offices)

  • ShapeShift
  • Zug, Switzerland
  • Jul 19, 2018
Full time Design

Job Description

Would you like to help re-engineer the global financial system and disrupt the power structure of the planet? Good, keep reading:

We are a rapidly-growing VC-backed FinTech start-up, focusing in the Bitcoin/blockchain sector. We need outstanding individuals to join our fun and productive team, helping to build and manage our platform(s) as we change the future. This role is for DevOps Engineers who are particularly familiar with Ansible and AWS.

Come be part of a fun and rewarding environment in one of the hottest and most disruptive industries of all time. Details about who we are will be revealed when you meet us.

Required Skills & Attributes:

Professional experience with Linux, preferably RedHat or derivative/other RPM-based distributions (CentOS, Scientific, SUSE, etc), in a high-volume Production environment

Proficiency with containerization and container orchestration (such as Kubernetes)

Proficiency with configuration management tooling, such as Ansible/Chef/Puppet/Salt

Proficiency at deploying and managing Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tooling, such as Jenkins or CircleCI

Proficiency with Git and implementing the GitHub Flow

Deep understanding of AWS core technology offerings (EC2, VPCs, ELBs, IAM,  etc)

Desire to continuously learn, solve problems, and acquire new skills with cutting-edge technology

A strong sense of responsibility, ownership, and integrity of character

Willingness to participate in an on-call rotation


Maintain maximum reliability and uptime of business-critical services

Provision new systems, maintain existing systems, and migrate legacy systems to new infrastructure

Ensure consistency and uniformity of security and operational standards and processes across business units

Develop, implement, and maintain technologies to provide insight into business and infrastructure performance

Triage and resolve ad hoc issues and requirements as they arise

Bonus Skills:

Experience with cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
Experience with Ethereum or other Smart Contract-based systems (such as Solidity).
Familiarity with financial markets and terminology, exchange and trade platforms, and matching engines.
Experience with SELinux.
Experience with MongoDB.
Experience with Redis.
Experience with advanced AWS offerings (RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, Lambda, etc).
Experience writing unit/functional/integration tests.
Experience using JIRA for Agile process-driven development.
Experience using Slack to collaborate with peers.