Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Remote, AMER)

Nillion is a secure computation network that is fundamentally changing the way high-value data is stored and used throughout the world. Processing transactions via blockchain was the tip of the iceberg of what information and industries, decentralized technology and privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs) can impact. The Nillion network expands these technologies into new use cases and verticals like AI, biometric data, health data, voting, consumer data and more.

As reported by TechCrunch, Nillion in the midst of the bear market of 2022 raised the highest valuation for a Seed Round reported in Q4-2022. The project has attracted some of the top talent in tech, including Alex Page (CEO), Slava Rubin (advisor), Lindsay Danas Cohen (GC), Andrew Masanto and other advisors.

As a Site Reliability Engineer at Nillion, you will partner closely with our team to ensure reliability, availability, and performance of our Distributed Storage Infrastructure for High Value Data. We’re seeking expertise in identifying and addressing issues which impact reliability and performance of our Decentralised Infrastructure whilst partnering with our Engineering team to detect bottlenecks in system performance.

Requirements

  • A solid foundation with Rust, ideally with background in monitoring & supporting large scale production systems
  • Successful candidates will be required to be on call outside of EU hours
  • Deep understanding and prior experience in systems and network engineering
  • Experience with large-scaled distributed environments running on AWS
  • Knowledge of containerization and orchestration.
  • Experience in systems monitoring.
  • CI/CD design & maintenance experience.
  • Deep knowledge of modern web applications infrastructures and designing them to be scalable and reliable.

Responsibilities

  • Help to investigate performance issues thoroughly, and work to resolve long-term questions relating to latency and reliability. 
  • Create and grow innovative, high-quality tools to address real operational challenges within our systems and processes
  • Monitor the health of the infrastructure, own uptime SLAs, and contribute to improvements around the availability and reliability of our environments

Benefits

We offer the following perks as part of employment with Nillion:

  • Flexible working hours to accommodate lifestyles and a globally distributed team.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Make a big impact as an early contributor to an incredible founding team.
  • Work on new problems in an incredible emerging and dynamic field.
  • Learn from systems engineering, cryptography and product domain experts in a mentorship-oriented work culture
  • You don’t need to be in an office or at a desk to have an impact anymore! We are fully remote, but value regular meet-ups.

In summary, if you are interested in web3 infrastructure, innovation, new technology, and are interested in working with a high-caliber team, please apply. Nillion is committed to shaping a better world in all that they do. Our global team is built based on respect, inclusivity, diversity and excellence.

For more information on either the technology or company, there are several lectures at leading universities about the project such as Oxford UniversityCambridge UniversityNew York University, Columbia, and MIT. You can also visit Nillion’s early website at www.nillion.com.

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