Core Infrastructure Engineer - DevOps - Telemetry

Kraken

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Remote

Full-time

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency / DevOps

Aug 31

About Kraken

As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide - our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.

To ensure Kraken is the right fit for you, please ensure you read Kraken Culture Explained to find out more about us!

This role is fully remote

The DevOps Engineer - Telemetry is critical to the Kraken platform and infrastructure. You are smart, highly skilled, and self-motivated, with a penchant for out-of-the-box thinking. You are a developer who is interested in deployment and network operations, or you're already somewhere on the journey to being a fully fledged DevOps practitioner.

You'll be joining the production engineering team to provide software engineering and cloud infrastructure support and advice across the public-facing businesses, as well as becoming part of the wider DevSecOps team, and the global (and world-class) Security, IT and DevOps team.

You'll become a member of a 55+ FTE DevSecOps team, and will be expected to contribute and learn across the full cloud engineering stack. You will be (or will become) a "T-shaped" individual with enormous potential to further your career in the burgeoning DevSecOps domain, with the guidance of industry leaders in Security and DevOps, and alongside a mature team of true polyglots and talented microservices developers.

At Kraken, our culture and our people are at the core of our strategy, and the future growth and health of our company rests on our ability to attract and retain the very best talent in the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Enable a high level of visibility into the state of services and infrastructure
  • Work highly independently, with multiple stakeholders outside of the formal management structure;
  • Write good quality policies, procedures and technical documentation;
  • Nurture security awareness in the organization, produce material to support this, and relate this to the current threat landscape;
  • Be familiar with risks introduced to organization by third parties, and processes to mitigate these;
  • Take a risk-based approach to all facets of information security;
  • Have a "finger on the pulse" of current challenges and exploits in the ecosystem;
  • Be an active participant in a truly world class global security organization.

Qualifications

  • Optional: relevant and well-regarded certifications in cloud computing such as CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator), AWS Professional or Specialty levels, Google Professional level;
  • Scripting Experience: Python or Go (Preferred)
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting systems
  • Optional: advanced security accreditation such as CISSP, OSCP, CASP, Security+.

Location Tagging: #EU #US #LI-Remote #LI-NT1 #APAC

We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 

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