Citizen Hex

DevOps and Infrastructure Engineer

Citizen Hex via We Work Remotely
System Administration

Jun 29th 2018

Headquarters: Toronto, Canada

Our Vision
In 2014, Vitalik Buterin announced Ethereum to a standing ovation at the Miami Bitcoin conference. Ethereum elevates Bitcoin's idea of a distributed ledger into something much more profound: a distributed world computer. Our mission is to facilitate token liquidity so interacting with programmable money is as frictionless and low cost as possible.
The Role
As a key DevOps and Infrastructure team member, you'll have a high degree of autonomy and make key decisions around how we deploy, monitor and scale our market making microservices.  The organization will place a high degree of trust in your abilities and you will significantly impact its trajectory and bottom line. You'll be a member of an elite proprietary market-making firm and work on cutting edge technology that will significantly impact the Ethereum ecosystem.  Your abilities will be pushed to new limits and you'll develop a significant depth of knowledge around risk-taking and the mechanics of financial-markets and cryptocurrency.
Skill Set
  • Terraform
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS,GCP and Azure
  • Microservices Architecture
  • NoSQL, Redis, Apache Spark, Map-reduce
  • Distributed Tracing
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Continuous integration and logging
Within 1 month you'll
  • Understand the basic mechanisms of financial markets and the vision of the firm
  • Get acquainted with Ethereum and how blockchains function
  • Be comfortable using all the relevant tools for collaborating remotely
  • Understand our stack and make your first contributions towards optimizing our infrastructure
Within 3 months you'll
  • Appreciate the subtleties of order books, trading, and the short-term structure of financial markets
  • Have a high-level awareness of the different components of our trading services
  • Begin to re-architect our infrastructure using Terraform and other tools
Within 6 months you'll
  • Have a deep understanding of the firm's vision and the roadmap for achieving it
  • Be a relative Ethereum expert
  • Have a sophisticated understanding of financial markets and the relevant strategies for market making
  • Start to think deeply about the long-term infrastructure requirements for the organization
Within 12 months you'll
  • Vest your first stock options and have an ownership stake in a highly profitable and rapidly growing market-making firm
  • Be a thought leader in the company within your area of expertise
  • Mentor new employees
  • Build and deploy sophisticated infrastructure that improves our trading services and contributes to our overall profitability
Lear More
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We look forward to hearing from you!
- The Citizen Hex Team

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