MakerDAO is an Ethereum-based protocol that issues the Dai stablecoin and facilitates collateral-backed loans without an intermediary. Its widespread use and DeFi integration make MakerDAO one of the most operational protocols in the crypto ecosystem.
We form our teams around availability of talent into co-located or distributed agile teams. On the techops side you will work together with our DevOps engineering team across the world, to make sure we have best of breed tools, practices and processes with a strong focus on automating everywhere it makes sense.
To get additional coverage we are looking for two additions to the team. One of them will be located in the Asia-Pacific time zone and the other in the US time zone.This is a completely remote position. The responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advance notice. No regular travel is required but the budget for conferences and training is in place.
Manage virtual network infrastructure through our cloud providers such as AWS, including DNS/domain management, firewall and load balancing services.
Manage virtual servers running a variety of services, including web & database servers, Ethereum nodes, team collaboration services, and more.
Schedule and execute OS and service patches and upgrades, keeping our infrastructure up-to-date and protected against security vulnerabilities.
Infrastructure automation. Design, set up, and maintain Infrastructure as Code, providing automated provisioning and orchestration of internal Maker services using Terraform, Docker, and similar technologies.
Operate the internal support desk for these services within the Maker organization. Investigate and troubleshoot issues and clearly communicate incident reports.
Select, secure, and manage administrative cloud services such as Google GSuite, etc., to support internal Maker operations. Manage user accounts within these services.
Manage logging, monitoring, detection and recovery infrastructure, ensuring the continued integrity, availability, and security of the Maker systems.
Software development lifecycle support. Managing development, staging, and production environments.
Collaborate with Maker development teams and QA engineers, supporting release pipelines with continuous integration and deployment of our platform and products. Setup and configuration of software development services such as Github, JIRA, and so on.
Inform and implement the Maker security strategy and policies. Create a culture of awareness and support the Maker teams in creating a secure, distributed working environment.
Experience with the following or equivalent technologies & practices is an essential part of your skill set:
Most AWS services; other cloud providers is a plus
Linux system administration and shell scripting
Infrastructure automation and Configuration Management tools
Ability to design, implement, maintain and collaborate on Infrastructure as Code (Terraform)
Deploy services to Container Clusters (Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, EKS)
Monitoring, Observability, Debugging and Performance tuning (Prometheus, Grafana)
On-call experience (PagerDuty)
Basic programming (Python)
Git/GitHub knowledge - usage and administration of multiple Organisations
Conceptual and implementational knowledge of CI/CD (GitHub Actions)
Experience with disaster recovery implementation and strategies
Interpersonal skills working with stakeholders at different technical levels and backgrounds
Nice to haves
Knowledge of Web3 and a keen interest to learn more
Configuring and maintaining Ethereum nodes
Familiarity with working in a startup environment
Experience working with Open Source
Experience working and collaborating in a digital native environment (Discord, JIRA, Notion)
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