Lead DevOps engineer for a cryptocurrency startup

  • Chorus One
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Mar 27, 2018
Full time Finance Information Technology

Job Description

Chorus One builds and operates infrastructure for emerging cryptocurrency and blockchain networks. Our products will help token holders make returns and shape the evolution of decentralized networks. The first product is a validator for the Proof-of-Stake Cosmos network. In the medium term, we will be operate nodes and running infrastructure on various other cryptocurrency networks.

We are actively searching for a DevOps engineer to automate deployment of our production plus test infrastructure, develop a great testing plus deployment pipeline for the company, and own the company DevOps culture. This position is a unique opportunity to work with a very experienced team on cutting-edge blockchain networks and financial services around cryptocurrency.


  • Design, implement and maintain infrastructure for cryptocurrency validators. This is accompanied by a big focus on automation.
  • Develop a testing plus deployment pipeline for code bases powering production infrastructure.
  • Setup and operate a Kubernetes and/or Docker Swarm cluster on production and test networks.
  • Harden Linux hosts via HIDS policies (e.g., apparmor, SELinux).

The ideal candidate:

  • Is able to work independently. Has prior work experience in a medium sized company or as a DevOps lead in a startup.
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and automated deployment.
  • Keywords tools needed: Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Chef / Puppet, SELinux.
  • Good knowledge of security as it relates to cloud based infrastructure.
  • Experience scaling containers both horizontally and vertically.
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in computer science is a plus, but not strictly needed.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary + equity.
  • 5 weeks annual leave.
  • Full-time position.
  • Location: Remote work.
  • Work on cool technology and interesting problems at the intersection of finance, cryptocurrency, information security and blockchain networks.


$70k - $110k per year plus Equity (0%-1%)

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