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Node Operations Engineer (NodeOps), APAC



Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

Position Overview

We are seeking a talented and proactive Blockchain Node Operations Engineer based in Singapore to join our dedicated team. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for blockchain technology and a solid understanding of node infrastructure operations. As a Node Operations Engineer, you will be responsible for managing and optimizing blockchain nodes, ensuring their reliability, security, and performance.

Your Impact

  • Deploy, configure, and maintain blockchain nodes across various networks, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cosmos.
  • Monitor node performance and health, identifying and resolving issues to ensure continuous operation and uptime.
  • Implement security best practices to protect blockchain nodes from potential vulnerabilities and cyber threats.
  • Optimize node configurations and parameters to enhance efficiency, scalability, and resource utilization.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to automate node deployment and management processes.
  • Conduct performance testing and benchmarking to evaluate the impact of node configuration changes and upgrades.
  • Stay up-to-date on blockchain protocols, updates, and releases, and apply patches and upgrades as necessary.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to blockchain node operations, including connectivity, synchronization, and consensus.
  • Document operational procedures, configurations, and troubleshooting steps to maintain a knowledge base for reference and training purposes.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to internal teams and external clients regarding blockchain node operations and infrastructure.

Role Requirements

  • Proven experience in blockchain technology, with a focus on node operations and infrastructure management.
  • Solid understanding of blockchain principles, protocols, and consensus mechanisms.
  • Experience with blockchain node deployment and configuration tools (e.g., Bitcoind, Geth, Gaiad).
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting frameworks (Grafana, PromQL).
  • Experience with log ingestion and querying languages (Loki, LogQL).
  • Advanced proficiency with Linux systems administration.
  • Proficiency using Ansible and Bash for automation and scripting tasks.
  • Proficiency with programming languages such as Golang and version control tools such as Git.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker) and orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes, Docker Compose).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to independently troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on quality and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Enthusiasm to work in the blockchain industry and passion for decentralized applications.
  • Excitement about building the next generation of blockchain staking infrastructure.

About Us:

We Know Nodes.

Blockdaemon is the leading blockchain node infrastructure platform. Supporting 30+ protocols, 70 out-of-the-box node types, and monitoring plug-ins for cloud and on-premises services, Blockdaemon is used by exchanges, custodians, enterprises, financial institutions and 10k+ developers to connect commercial stakeholders to blockchains. Blockdaemon's mission is to simplify the process of deploying nodes and creating scalable enterprise blockchain solutions via APIs, BYOI, auto- decentralization and auto-healing of nodes.

We are rapidly growing our fully remote, decentralized team. We are made up of dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make an impact in this dynamic and emerging industry.

We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.

Blockdaemon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.