Circle is hiring a
Web3 Site Reliability Engineer

Compensation: $100k - $140k

Location: WA Seattle, Washington, United States

What you’ll be responsible for:

As a Site Reliability Engineer at Circle, you’ll build out and maintain Circle’s infrastructure estate to meet growing worldwide customer base across multiple regions on public cloud providers. You’ll use your experience, knowledge and skills to ensure Circle’s products and core systems are running in a consistent, reliable and performant manner. You’ll get the opportunity to develop your skills, collaborate across Circle teams and continue to learn in a fun, collaborative, iterative, and rapidly changing environment.

What you'll work on:

  • Support multiple development teams with a agile, responsive CI/CD platform to deliver high-quality builds with measurable performance and quality
  • Build, maintain, improve, scale and secure cloud infrastructure and resources using IaC tools (Terraform, CloudFormation, Pulumi)
  • Automate operational tasks via Go, Python and serverless solutions (AWS Lambda, Kubernetes Jobs)
  • Design, manage and monitor Kubernetes clusters for multiple production workloads
  • Driving forward our blockchain infrastructure by creating and managing blockchain nodes across a wide variety of blockchains that includes Algorand, Ethereum, Hedera, Flow, Solana, Stellar, Tron
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to mitigate disruption for any production systems and conduct root cause analysis
  • Plan and test disaster recovery scenarios for a highly available microservices architecture
  • Collaborate with the Security team to create and maintain security-focused tools and frameworks and exert a top-class security posture
  • Engaging and mentoring team members and helping grow and scale the team

Here is our team hierarchy for individual contributors:

Site Reliability Engineer (II)

Site Reliability Engineer (I)

What you’ll bring to Circle (not all required):

  • 1-3 years in DevOps or SRE roles, with a focus on tooling, automation and infrastructure on a major public cloud provider
  • Proficiency with coding and/or scripting with the following languages (Go, Python, Shell)
  • You have at least 1 year of combined experience in building and maintaining CI/CD platforms and supporting agile engineering teams building microservices
  • Experience with:
    • Building Docker images and deploy containers in Kubernetes clusters
    • Any modern CI/CD platform with seemingly complex gates and workflows
    • Blue-Green, Canary and A/B Testing deployment strategies
    • Distributed blockchain systems, running and maintaining blockchain full nodes
    • Database technologies (PostgreSQL, Redis, OpenSearch)
    • Migrating and transforming large, complex datasets from diverse sources, structures and formats
    • Data warehousing services (Apache Airflow, AWS DMS, Snowflake)
    • Knowledge of networking routing, DNS, load balancing and edge networking
    • Knowledge of APM, RUM, monitoring and telemetry tools
    • Helm charts and deploying and maintaining Kubernetes clusters
    • Writing infrastructure as code with Terraform or CloudFormation and using IaC to deploy resources in AWS, Azure, GCP or any other public cloud providers

  • Strong skills around observability, troubleshooting and performance solutioning
  • Ability and eagerness to deep dive into understanding, debugging and improving any layer of the tech stack
  • Exhibit strong communication skills and ability to explain technical concepts to peers and stakeholders

Additional Information:

  • This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.

Circle is on a mission to create an inclusive financial future, with transparency at our core. We consider a wide variety of elements when crafting our compensation ranges and total compensation packages.

Starting pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to: relevant experience, skill set, qualifications, and other business and organizational needs. Please note that compensation ranges may differ for candidates in other locations.

Base Pay Range: $100,000 - $140,000

Annual Bonus Target: 7.5%

Also Included: Equity & Benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). Circle has a discretionary vacation policy. We also provide 10 days of paid sick leave per year and 11 paid holidays per year in the U.S.

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Compensation: $100k - $140k

Location: WA Seattle, Washington, United States

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Benefits: Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance

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