Web3 Senior Platform Engineer

Job at Ripple


FL Miami, Florida, United States

Full time

The Platform Engineering team at RippleNet is a cross-functional Software Engineering and Operations team with involvement at all phases of our application and service release lifecycle that embraces the DevOps method of communication, collaboration, and integration. Senior Platform Engineers are responsible for the design and implementation of the production services, applications and platform components that comprise our backend. In this role, you have the opportunity to leverage your technical skills in systems management, software development, and distributed systems to provide best-practices guidance as well as tier-3 support for a novel new business that is based on Blockchain technology and moving billions of dollars globally. WHAT YOU'LL DO Work closely with operations and software engineering teams to design and implement scalable and high-performance solutions for our platform as a service and internal management tools. Drive automation of application deployment for production and pre-release environments. Define monitoring requirements and implement automated incident resolution solutions. Design, implement and manage continuous integration, build management and deployment scripts and systems. Quickly and efficiently troubleshoot simple and complex issues in order to provide outstanding support for internal service level objectives (“3 9’s” of availability). Identify areas for process and efficiency improvement within Platform Services and Operations; recommend solutions and assist in overseeing implementation. Actively facilitate continuous improvement. Ensure all necessary operational processes and procedures are carried out with a high level of attention to detail, expediency, and on-time delivery. Define and document standard run books and operating procedures. Create and maintain system information and architecture diagrams Monitor various systems capacity and health indicators and trends; provide analytics & forecasts for added or reduced capacity as required WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience required 5-8 years of extensive experience including in managing Linux/Unix platforms in these functions: Containerization/Virtualization, DNS, Linux system configuration, and administration Demonstrated knowledge of Kubernetes and service-oriented architectures Experience with configuration and change management, monitoring, alerting, and observability Experience with autoscaling, multi-cluster + Multi-AZ redundancy, and Log, and application tracing (Jaeger, ELK, etc.) Understanding of TCP/IP, load balancing clusters, server load balancing, firewalls Understanding of automation practices throughout the development, build, and deployment phases of the application life-cycle Understanding of GitOps principles and procedures Demonstrated ability to support and administer high volume pre-release and production environments for internal and external facing application Experience with one or more Unix shell scripting languages (Bash, C-Shell, etc.) Experience with one or more object-oriented scripting languages (Python, Java). Golang preferred. Experience with build management and continuous integration tools (Jenkins, ArgoCD, and Argo Workflows) Understanding of revision control and continuous integration of best practices Experience using an operational ticketing system to record changes and work history details such as JIRA, OTRS, or Service Now Demonstrated Experience with cloud services (Amazon EC2/S3, OpenStack, GCP) elastic capacity administration, and cloud deployment and administration tools a plus WHAT WE OFFER The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact Competitive salary and equity 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day 401k (with match), commuter benefits Industry-leading parental leave policies Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite programs Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it Employee giving match Modern office in San Francisco’s Financial District Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages, and coffee drinks Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights, and more! Ripple is flexible-first: Ripplers have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination. WHO WE ARE: Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity, and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses, and consumers. Ripple has offices in San Francisco (HQ), New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Reykjavík, Washington D.C., and Dubai. Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.

Company: Ripple

Website: https://ripple.com/

Skills: devopsdevseniorjavagolangdesign

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