Senior DevOps Engineer (Fully Remote)

Work Type: Full Time

Remote working is the new norm. Do you want to avoid a daily commute, reduce stress, achieve a work-life balance, spend more time with your family, be more creative and improve productivity? At RemoteStar, we follow a remote-first work policy. If you're passionate about working from home or a nearby co-working space with leading start-ups and scale-ups, RemoteStar can be a great fit. 

 A London-based Start-up is building an innovative and disruptive Blockchain platform. 

This is a fully remote role and requires fluency in written and verbal English. Working in small teams you'll work closely with our clients on their Blockchain projects and deliver increased value to the Blockchain community with our software.

 We are looking for an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer and, in this role, you will responsible for building out the infrastructure and lead the technical efforts in the deployment of the new Polkadot Substrate network for a major blockchain project. You will work collaboratively with the engineering team to create recommendations for integrating DevOps practices and solutions and define deployment requirements (CI/CD).

 You will be reporting directly to the CTO based in Cambridge, UK. As Senior DevOps Engineer, you'll participate in all development aspects of the solution. This is a full-time permanent role for a true self-starter.

As our Senior DevOps Engineer, you'll be responsible for

  • Building CI/CD pipelines

  • Configuration management

  • Creating a solid foundation of networking and Linux administration

  • Deploying applications on Cloud

  • Using and developing software build scripting: Maven, Gradle, or Make

  • Great communication skills - you need to be happy to collaborate with your peers and speak with our clients

  • Used to working in an agile environment - we follow an agile methodology for delivery and use continuous delivery pipelines

  • Keen to work with other technologies - although your primary role will entail Java development, you should be just as happy to work with Kotlin and get your hands dirty with deployment pipelines and other challenges that present themselves.

  • Self-starter - we're a remote team, so you need to be very comfortable working remotely and getting the most out of collaboration tools such as Zoom, Slack, Trello.

What do we value?

  • Experience with Docker, GitHub, Jenkins, GitLab and 

  • Knowledge of industry-wide technology strategies and best practices

  • Hands-on experience with Linux and Cloud technologies

  • Knowledge of software automation and tooling

  • Understanding and hands-on experience with cloud & container technology (Docker Kubernetes)

  • Hands-on experience with Geth, Polkadot Substrate or equivalent

  • Developed in one or more modern programming languages Java, Python, or Scripting languages

  • Hands-on experience deploying and managing infrastructure with Terraform

  • Knowledge of infrastructure cost analysis and optimization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English and strong cross-cultural communication.

  • Willingness to learn new disciplines, problem solver, proactive, and overall well-grounded engineer.


What is on offer?

  • Participate in an open, fun, entrepreneurial and creative company culture 

  • Global organisation and international opportunities

  • Work from the location of your choice

  • Competitive Salary

  • Feature ownership combining data and customer feedback to create meaningful solutions to the everyday problems our users face.

  • Unlimited annual leave; we do our best work when we're feeling refreshed so take the time you need to relax! 

  • Flexible working: we trust you to work whenever and wherever you feel most productive.

  • Found a great book, meetup or conference? We’ll pay for the tools and resources to support your continued learning!

  • It’s important to stay healthy, so we’ll pay towards your gym membership or fitness apps.

  • BYOD – You are welcome to work from your own choice of laptop

Who are we?

We are RemoteStar, a team of experienced engineering and people managers on a mission to transform the future of work. 

We’re not a typical workplace. At RemoteStar, we believe in data-driven decision making and the importance of flexibility, fun, passion, personal growth, and transparency. And we’re doing everything we can to make sure you’re enjoying every minute you spend with us.

Here at RemoteStar, we’re passionate about creating an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. Everyone is welcome. We don’t discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic including race, religion or belief, gender or gender reassignment, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We want to facilitate everyone in bringing their best selves to our interviews, so if there are any adjustments we can make for our process to be more inclusive, please let us know. 

Additionally, trust and privacy are key to our success at RemoteStar, so we would like to let you know that in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, upon submitting an application, your CV and personal details will be added to our database and may be used to match you to any future, suitable vacancies as they arise. Of course, we will remove your details at any time should you wish us to do so. 

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