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Backend Dev (Dapps/Perps)

Berachain 🐻⛓⚛️

Toronto, Canada

Posted about 1 month ago

Berachain is a high-performance, EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) compatible, Layer 1 blockchain built on the Cosmos SDK. We're a young, world-class team of experts in computer science, type theory, economic game theory, risk management and enterprise development.

Tech stack

  • evm

Background:

Berachain is a high-performance, EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) compatible, Layer 1 blockchain built on the Cosmos SDK. We're a young, world-class team of experts in computer science, type theory, economic game theory, risk management and enterprise development. Our team combines traditional experience in building and scaling teams at technology companies like Apple, Coinbase, IBM and Y-Combinator with crypto native experience from some of DeFi’s most impactful protocols. We're all highly passionate about Web3, Toybox and building infrastructure to bring decentralized finance to the masses. Our core engineering team is based in Toronto. Here at Berachain, you’ll be joining a world-class team of experienced founders, engineers and researchers passionate about designing sustainable economic and blockchain systems. We’re well funded by a group of leading digital asset investors, hedge funds, centralized exchange venture arms and strategic angels.

We are looking for self-starters and mission driven individuals to join us as we build the future of decentralized finance. The ideal candidate for this role takes initiative and ownership over their work, thrives in a fast-paced and highly collaborative in-person environment, and is capable of rapidly adapting to evolving needs as required.

Role Overview:

As a Backend Dev Engineer focused on blockchain infrastructure, you will be responsible for ensuring the reliability, scalability, and security of our blockchain platforms built on the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM). You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to automate deployment processes, manage cloud infrastructure, and implement best practices for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Blockchain Infrastructure: Architect, deploy, and manage the infrastructure supporting our EVM blockchain solutions. Ensure high availability, performance, low-latency, and security of the blockchain networks.
  • Automation: Implement automation tools and frameworks for deploying, managing, and monitoring blockchain nodes, services, and related infrastructure components.
  • CI/CD Pipelines: Design and maintain CI/CD pipelines to facilitate smooth and efficient development, testing, and deployment of blockchain applications. Ensure code is properly built, tested, and deployed across environments.
  • Cloud Management: Manage cloud-based infrastructure (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and optimize resource utilization. Monitor and scale resources as needed to accommodate network growth and demands.
  • Monitoring and Alerts: Implement monitoring and alerting systems to ensure proactive identification and resolution of performance bottlenecks, vulnerabilities, and issues.
  • Security: Collaborate with security teams to implement best practices for securing blockchain infrastructure, nodes, and data. Perform regular security assessments and audits.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with software engineers, blockchain developers, and other cross-functional teams to gather requirements, provide technical support, and optimize blockchain operations.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of infrastructure architecture, processes, and procedures. Create runbooks for troubleshooting and incident response.
  • Research and Innovation: Stay informed about the latest advancements in blockchain technologies and DevOps practices. Identify opportunities to enhance and optimize our infrastructure. Constantly improve yourself by keeping up to date with the latest technologies trends.
  • Design: Design and develop decentralized trading infrastructure including trading engines, and REST & Websocket API endpoints.
  • Code: Write high quality and well tested Golang code, following the latest design and development patterns.

Requirements:

  • Microservices Experience: Experience in creating microservices for such systems as Kubernetes, Ansible, Docker, Terraform. Significant experience in writing Golang programs with a good understanding of the best practices, concurrency primitives, packages go/* and reflection; and ability to write production-quality code.
  • Blockchain Knowledge: Understanding of blockchain fundamentals, consensus mechanisms, and familiarity with Cosmos SDK and CometBFT/Tendermint.
  • Infrastructure Tools: Proficiency with tools like Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, and related technologies for orchestrating and managing containerized applications.
  • CI/CD Expertise: Experience setting up and managing CI/CD pipelines using tools such as Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, or CircleCI.
  • Design: Expertise in systems design and an appropriate taste for simplicity, both in internal abstraction structure and in choice of third-party dependencies.
  • Cloud Platforms: Hands-on experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and services. Certification is a plus.
  • Monitoring and Logging: Familiarity with monitoring tools like Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack, and APM solutions.
  • Security Mindset: Understanding of security best practices, network security, and experience implementing security measures for blockchain networks.
  • Scripting/Programming: Proficiency in scripting (Python, Bash, etc.) and programming languages to automate tasks and develop tools.
  • Collaboration/Autonomy: Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams. Strong communications skills, clear written prose, and a knack for working with a diverse range of contributors and users, synthesizing different perspectives, and mediating occasional disputes. A high degree of personal responsibility and ownership: you’ll be responsible for setting deadlines and holding yourself accountable to them.
  • Education: Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. Relevant certifications in DevOps or cloud technologies are advantageous. Knowledge of UNIX network stack (TCP / IP, HTTP).

Desirable Knowledge:

  • You are passionate about blockchain, have used DeFi Apps and believe in the opportunity of decentralization and blockchains to change how the financial world works today.
  • Experience with High-Frequency Trading 


Compensation

Competitive

Role type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

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