Senior TechOps SRE - Military veterans preferred

2021-05-03
Gemini
Other

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Los Angeles
California
90101
United States

Empower the Individual Through CryptoGemini is a crypto exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, store, and earn more than 30 cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, litecoin, and Zcash. Gemini is a New York trust company that is subject to the capital reserve requirements, cybersecurity requirements, and banking compliance standards set forth by the New York State Department of Financial Services and the New York Banking Law. Gemini was founded in 2014 by twin brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to empower the individual through crypto.Crypto is about giving you greater choice, independence, and opportunity. We are here to help you on your journey. We build crypto products that are simple, elegant, and secure. Whether you are an individual or an institution, we want to help you buy, sell, and store your bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Crypto is not just a technology, it's a movement.The Department: InfrastructureGemini’s Infrastructure teams are key experts in building and operating Gemini's world class cryptocurrency exchange systems and networks, using a combination of high-speed data center equipment and cloud-hosted components. With a focus on building, automating, and scaling Gemini’s product offerings, the Infrastructure keeps a close eye on the horizon and thinks steps ahead of the company’s business needs to collaboratively build and scale its growing footprint.The Role: Senior TechOps SREAs the lead engineer of the TechOps SRE team you'll be responsible for our DevOps toolset - designing and implementing innovative and robust solutions that will enable all technology users to understand and manage our applications and underlying infrastructure. The ideal candidate is passionate about understanding technology inside and out, building automated systems to proactively detect and prevent issues, and helping developers scale the best products in the market, ensuring that they have the insight needed to choose the right direction; they possess a strong sense of ownership and a desire to produce excellent results on the first try.As a senior member of the team you'll be comfortable identifying gaps and needs, helping define our strategy, and delivering projects in collaboration with the rest of the team. You'll be expected to help mentor and train the other members of the team. This is an IC position, working in close partnership with the team manager, defining our technology direction, while they help manage and orchestrate the team.ResponsibilitiesDesign and build the monitoring, alerting and visualization platforms used by your fellow Engineering and Infrastructure groupsMentor and train the TechOps team from a technical leadership perspectiveLead troubleshooting, debugging, and diagnosis for incidents and issuesDesign and build the monitoring, alerting and visualization platforms used by your fellow Engineering and Infrastructure groupsImplement automated and proactive alerting and corrections to prevent or reduce downtimeAutomate our release processes, working with the Development and QA teams to create a single, automated pipeline to deliver quality, tested code into productionAutomate runbooks for service recovery to ensure we remain available, reliable, and resilient, and can recover quickly in the event of issuesDrive a continuous improvement methodology to ensure we're always getting better at what we do QualificationsSignificant experience with Linux system administrationSignificant experience with configuration management (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt)7+ years experience building, deploying, and using metrics collection and monitoring systemsKeen sense of automation to create consistent and predictable servicesWorking knowledge of industry best practices with regards to information securityUnderstanding of IP network functionality (e.g., TCP, UDP, multicast)Familiarity with infrastructure management and operations lifecycle concepts and ecosystemPreferred QualificationsExperience in financial services (e.g exchange, market maker, latency-sensitive broker) or in a similarly regulated industryExperience running bare metal systemsExperience with cloud platformsIt Pays to Work HereWe take a holistic approach to compensation at Gemini, which includes:Competitive Compensation and Profit-Sharing EquityFlexible vacation policyRetirement Plan MatchingGenerous Parental leaveComprehensive health plansTraining and professional developmentAt Gemini, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Gemini is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.