Mar 06, 2023

Junior DevOps Engineer

  • Zero Knowledge Validator
Contractor Dev ops Engineering

Job Description

ZKValidator is seeking a motivated Junior DevOps Engineer to join our team on a contracting basis who can hit the ground running to enhance our delivery capabilities. The ideal candidate will have experience with cloud and bare-metal hosting providers (in particular Hetzner and OVH) and a good understanding of deploying resource-optimised, auditable, and reliable cloud infrastructure using tools like Ansible, Systemd, Docker, and Grafana+Prometheus. 

In this role, you will be responsible for extending and enhancing the infrastructure and deployment pipelines for our environments, improving alerting, optimising our resource distribution as well as ensuring high availability and scalability. 

If you are passionate about building optimised reliable cloud infrastructure and have a strong background in DevOps, we would love to hear from you.

Role requirements

The requirements for the Junior DevOps Engineer role at ZKValidator are as follows:

  • Build resource-optimised, observable auditable, and reliable cloud infrastructure

  • Strong understanding of common DevOps tooling for Unix-based systems such as Bash scripting, Ansible, Systemd, Docker, Grafana+Prometheus, Zerotier, PagerDuty, etc.

  • Strong understanding of deployment on common cloud and bare-metal hosting providers such as AWS, Hetzner, or OVH etc.

  • Experience in security hardening of servers is a plus

  • Experience in deployment of blockchain networks is a plus 

  • Experience in setting up co-location-based server infrastructure is a plus

  • Permament location near European time zones is a plus, but not necessary



Why work at ZKV? 

If you’re looking to kickstart your career in the Web3 industry or if you want to expand it, working at ZKV means working closely with the core teams of major blockchains. You will be able to build your network of contacts, get a birds-eye view of how blockchain organisations work, and be an active player in shaping the future of each network we work with. 

How is it to work at ZKV? 

ZKV is a small, friendly, encouraging, expert team with a diverse skill set. We’re driven by a mission, bringing privacy and Zero Knowledge tech (which is believed to be the next frontier of Web3) to the blockchain space, so all that we do is related to that mission. Being a small team also allows you to get insights and visibility across all parts of the business. Also, you will be able to travel to the most important and exciting conferences in the space. 


What do people think of ZKV?

ZKV is a reputable brand in the blockchain space. We’re a top validator in major networks such as the Cosmos Hub, Polkadot and Moonbeam. We can proudly say that our alums have been hired into great teams (Ethereum foundation and Interchain Gmbh). 

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