uPort Engineer - DevOps/Microservices
Consensys
Nigeria
36d ago

Each of us at uPort brings a unique set of skills and values to the team. As a collective of individuals focused on identity, we are committed to incorporating, respecting, and celebrating diversity in its myriad forms.

Each team member is valued their individuality rather than their group identity. We actively seek all perspectives and views as we strive to build a team that represents our global user base.

About the Company :

ConsenSys is a venture production studio focused on building and scaling tools and enterprise software products like uPort powered by Ethereum.

Our mission is to use these solutions to power the emerging economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet.

uPort is building the future of digital identity, putting the user in control of Web 3.0 with a global, unified self-sovereign identity platform created on top of the Ethereum blockchain and ecosystem.

This system will let consumers and businesses transact with privacy and security, build more valuable and trusting relationships, and coordinate in more powerful ways.

Our platform and mobile apps enable users to control their own identity and accounts, secure their keys, manage and permission their personal data, and legally sign transactions.

uPort provides single-sign-on and enables persistent and powerful user experiences in a decentralized digital world, where each user has ownership of the data they create and is empowered to use that personal data in new and exciting ways. Learn more here.

About the Role :

We are seeking a DevOps / Microservices Engineer to join uPort. This person will

  • Join the Infrastructure team on uPort to create backend services to support the uPort operation
  • Develop new microservices required to support future uPort interactions
  • Grow the existing monitoring / alerts services for the entire uPort platform
  • Support the actual microservices and help optimize and secure them
  • Explore backend architecture alternatives that will help uPort to grow to a planetary scale
  • About you :

  • 4+ years experience in Systems Engineering / DevOps role
  • 3+ Background in Linux / Unix Systems
  • Experience with Docker containerization
  • Experience configuring and running CI platforms such as Jenkins, GitLab-CI, Circle, Travis...
  • Experience using Configuration Management / Infrastructure-as-code tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform
  • Experience with cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, OVH, Google Cloud
  • Good understanding of networking concepts (load balancers, routers)
  • Experience with setting-up highly secure infrastructures with no Single Point of Failure
  • Experience with node.js server side programing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Teamwork, flexibility, initiative, and organisation
  • Willingness to constantly learn & improve, challenging yourself to stay at the top of your game
  • High EQ and ability to work with constantly evolving, decentralized, diverse teams to get things done efficiently
  • Successful working autonomously
  • Ability to collaborate with a team distributed widely across different time zones
  • Bonus points :

  • Understanding Blockchain technology, especially Ethereum
  • Experience with monitoring / reliability tools like the Elastic Stack or Prometheus
  • Experience with serverless microservices architecture
  • Experience in deploying Blockchain infrastructures using Parity of Geth
  • Contribution to Open-Source projects
  • Experience with Back End programming Languages such as Python, GoLang or Rust
  • Live in Africa / Europe time zones
  • What's in it for you?

    In addition to salary, you will be joining the most exciting business on the planet, truly pioneering blockchain technology and real-

    world impact like no other project in the market. You will be instrumental in building a transformative set of products and a business with huge potential!

    Just like our technology, our team is decentralized. Our headquarters are in Brooklyn but the majority of our team works remotely flexibility is our natural environment.

    You'll be joining and contributing to a vibrant culture based on transparency, ownership, and accountability.

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