Site Reliability Engineer @ SFOX - Los Angeles, CA

Site Reliability Engineer

12 days ago

SFOX is looking for a Site Reliability Engineer passionate about blockchain based financial technology. We are looking for someone who shares our values, is a team player but can work independently, and who thrives in a dynamic environment.

Role

In this role, you will build and maintain a real-time trading infrastructure alongside the backend and frontend engineers. The ideal candidate for this position is a tool builder. We are looking for a strong engineer who is passionate about applying that skill set to problems related to operations and system administration.

What you'll do

  • Develop and maintain an SLA and error budget for hundreds of microservices
  • Engineer services aimed at infrastructure automation and high availability
  • Own and improve SFOX’s continuous integration and deployment processes
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure and security strategy
  • Analyze potential risks of downtime and develop systems that will eliminate the issue
  • Work alongside the engineering team to improve the quality of their code & systems

About you

  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science and Engineering, or equivalent, required. Masters degree is a plus.
  • Five years of experience maintaining high availability services
  • Extensive experience with AWS, cloudflare, kubernetes, docker, and linux
  • Working knowledge of Google App Engine, kops, cloudformation, terraform, and circleci
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • Experience with Bash, Python, YAML, Configuration and Secret Management
  • Intimate knowledge of building and maintaining database clusters, caches and proxies (redis, nginx, etc)
  • Passion for innovation, automation and for working in early stage startups

We love

  • Experience working with trading and market data
  • Experience in high-frequency or algorithmic trading
  • Experience in trading digital currency
  • Knowledge of computational mathematics, statistics, and machine learning
  • Understanding of digital currency trading market
  • Interest in Bitcoin, digital currency, and distributed ledger technology