👋 It’s great to meet you. Thanks for taking the time to read about our latest job opening. Read on to find out more about Blocknative, get some insights into the role we are hiring for, and learn about our process.
Blocknative is the leading platform for real-time crypto applications. We count many of the top DeFi and NFT projects as customers and we power many top trading operations. Our product portfolio includes Mempool Explorer, Gas Platform, Onboard, and our API and SDK.
At Blocknative, you’ll be designing tools used by some of the top blockchain projects. As a DevOps hire, we’re excited to have you join our team to help build foundational blockchain infrastructure.
You’ll join our highly skilled team and help us launch reliable products and services. We’re looking for your skills to help us improve our in-house systems. You’ll work closely with our CTO as we apply the latest and greatest technologies to our stack.
Manage multi-region cloud infrastructure for overall service reliability, scalability, and costBuild the foundation for an operations team and its practices that will grow with the companyDevelop, manage, and enhance deployment infrastructure to ensure systems are scalable, resilient, and reliableBuild and improve tools and automation to efficiently utilize infrastructureRespond to incidents and support the engineering team with its product incident response strategyLead postmortems and root cause analysis to help us continuously improve
Ethereum experienced — proficient with the core concepts in the spaceAWS cloud services and toolingInfrastructure as code frameworks, such as Terraform and AnsibleContainerization techniques and strategies, including Docker and Kubernetes Infrastructure monitoring, such as collecting, processing and analysis of metrics from tools such as Cloudwatch, Prometheus, DatadogStreaming pipeline architecturesYou have a strong ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and build solid working relationships across the team — from individual contributors to the CEO
* We prioritize people above all else. If you think you’d add to the depth and diversity of our team but don’t fit these qualifications exactly, we want you to apply!
We’re a bunch of data nerds 🤓Our CTO started his career at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab building real-time data streaming softwareWe’ve published several reports that have been well received in the space:Evidence of Mempool Manipulation on Black Thursday: Hammerbots, Mempool Compression, and Spontaneous Stuck TransactionsFrom Stablecoins to Crypto DollarsWhen One Billion Ethereum Transactions?
Blocknative’s infrastructure records thousands of mempool events every secondWe’re backed by leading VCs
Given our early stage, we strive to have you meet as much of the team as possible before extending an offer. Here’s what you can expect:ApplicationSchedule a call with the CTOSchedule a call with the CEOSchedule a group interview with the Engineering teamSchedule a group interview with the Product teamSchedule a group interview with the Go To Market teamReference calls📝 Offer
We hope you apply!
We are also open to exploring contract opportunities as we get to know each other.
Given our early stage, we strive to have you meet as much of the team as possible before extending an offer. Here’s what you can expect:
- Application review
- Schedule a call with the recruitment team
- Schedule a call with the our CEO (Growth) or CTO (product/technical)
- Schedule a group interview with the growth or Product Technical team
- Reference calls/ background checks