DevOps Engineer | Hiro Systems PBC | $73k-$118k | Remote (US)

DevOps Engineer | Hiro Systems PBC | $73k-$118k | Remote (US)

73,000 - 118,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: July 14, 2024
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Job Description

Highlights of the Job Offer

  • Company and Product: Hiro Systems PBC, developing developer tools that enhance Bitcoin capabilities through smart contracts and decentralized applications.
  • Role: Seeking a collaborative DevOps Engineer to help scale infrastructure and build developer-empowering solutions.
  • Key Responsibilities: Enhance tooling for building, testing, deploying, and monitoring software; collaborate on new products; implement best practices for security and usability in production environments.
  • Required Experience: Minimum 6 years in SRE, DevOps, or similar roles.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in Bash scripting, Python, Go, or NodeJS; extensive experience with Docker, Kubernetes, service meshes like Istio/Envoy, and API gateways.
  • Infrastructure Skills: Experience with cloud infrastructures such as GCP, Azure, AWS; familiarity with Terraform or Pulumi for infrastructure as code.
  • Additional Desirable Skills: Experience with blockchain technologies, caching, and database solutions like Redis and PostgreSQL.
  • Salary Range: $175,000 – $195,000, irrespective of location, with benchmarking done annually.
  • Benefits: Equity and cryptocurrency tokens, comprehensive health benefits, unlimited vacation, parental leave, learning and development stipend, co-working space reimbursement, and more.
  • Work Environment: Recognized as one of the best places to work with awards in various categories.

Job Offer Details

At Hiro, we build developer tools that bring Web3 to Bitcoin. Our suite of tools unlocks the full potential of Bitcoin through smart contracts, digital assets, and decentralized applications. With Hiro tools, developers can test and deploy smart contracts, spin up nodes and other server-side resources for scaling, and more. Building on Bitcoin is hard. Hiro’s developer tools make it easier. We’re very proud to say that Hiro won 4 Built In’s Best Places to Work awards, including U.S. Best Startups to Work For, Remote Best Startups to Work For, Remote Best Places to Work, and New York Best Startups to Work For!

Hiro is funded and backed by more than $75 million from Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, Lux Capital, Winklevoss Capital, Naval Ravikant, and others.

About The Opportunity

Hiro is looking for a passionate and collaborative DevOps Engineer to help scale our infrastructure to meet our growing needs and build “developer empowering” solutions. DevOps engineers at Hiro are hybrid systems and software engineers with a two-pronged mission:

  • Empower teams to build, test, deploy, and monitor services used by hundreds of thousands of users (soon to be millions) at scale with high velocity and quality.
  • Eliminate toil across our engineering, IT, and other operations.

What You’ll Do

  • Improve the tooling and automation for building, testing, and deploying software and services
  • Collaborate with engineering teams on building / launching new products and features
  • Evangelize and implement industry best practices to improve the security and ease-of-use of our production environment
  • Diagnose problems from all sides and quickly narrow down potential solutions
  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack
  • Improve operational standards, tooling, and processes
  • Engineer solutions to automate, and streamline monitoring and incident escalation, improve resiliency and uptime

What We’re Looking For

  • 6+ years of experience in an SRE, DevOps, or equivalent role
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort working with a diverse team across time zones
  • A sense of ownership, humility, and bias to action
  • Able to see a problem from all sides and quickly narrow down potential solutions
  • Proficiency with Bash scripting, and preferably one additional language such as Python, Go, or NodeJS
  • Proficiency with container technologies like Docker or Containerd
  • Strong knowledge on architecting and managing Kubernetes clusters, and deploying a large variety of applications to them
  • Experience deploying, scaling, and troubleshooting production services
  • Experience with service meshes like Istio/Envoy, Linkerd, and API gateways like Kong and Nginx
  • Experience writing infrastructure as code (IaC) with tools like Terraform or Pulumi
  • Experience with logging, tracing, metrics, and monitoring dashboard tools such as Grafana, Loki, and Prometheus
  • Competence in working with public cloud infrastructure such as GCP, Azure, and/or AWS

We’d Also Like to See

  • Familiarity with running blockchain software (bitcoin, ethereum, etc)
  • Hardening, securing the Kubernetes cluster with monitoring and auditing dashboards
  • Experience with multiple technology stacks for configuration, monitoring, logging, alerting, CI/CD, application runtimes (Python, Node, Rust)
  • Experience with caching and database solutions (e.g. Redis, Postgres)
  • Experience with various network protocols, such as HTTP, TLS, DNS, TCP/IP (transport and network layers).

We’d love to hear from you even if you don’t have experience or interest in every bullet. There’s no perfect candidate and we want to find the right fit, even if it’s different than we imagine.  What We’ll Offer

  • Salary Range (regardless of location, benchmarked annually) $175,000 – $195,000.
  • Company equity and Stacks (STX) tokens–STX is the native cryptocurrency of the Stacks network
  • $1,200/yr budget for learning and development stipend
  • $1000/yr of charity donation matching to an organization of your choosing
  • $500/mo co-working space reimbursement
  • Daily Lunch Reimbursement (even if you’re remote!)
  • Open Vacation Policy, take the days you need
  • Family-Friendly Health Benefits
  • Free Life and Disability Insurance
  • Health and dependent care(FSA)
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 401k with 3% match

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Web3, Docker, DevOps, Cloud, API and Engineer jobs that are similar:

$72,500 — $117,500/year


💰 401(k)

🌎 Distributed team

⏰ Async

🤓 Vision insurance

🦷 Dental insurance

🚑 Medical insurance

🏖 Unlimited vacation

🏖 Paid time off

📆 4 day workweek

💰 401k matching

🏔 Company retreats

🏬 Coworking budget

📚 Learning budget

💪 Free gym membership

🧘 Mental wellness budget

🖥 Home office budget

🥧 Pay in crypto

🥸 Pseudonymous

💰 Profit sharing

💰 Equity compensation

⬜️ No whiteboard interview

👀 No monitoring system

🚫 No politics at work

🎅 We hire old (and young)


New York City, New York, United States