DevOps Engineer

Lisk - Berlin

7 months ago

Lisk is a Blockchain application platform, established early 2016. Running within its own network and utilising a new token called LSK, Lisk enables developers to build decentralised applications by utilising Blockchain technology. Lisk, headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, raised over 14,000 Bitcoins in funding during its stellar ICO (Initial Coin Offering), making it one of the most successful crowdfunding projects in history.

We’re looking for a DevOps Engineer who can assist the Lisk project in configuring and orchestrating its entire development infrastructure. We are a small but rapidly growing team with extraordinary ambitions. Therefore, we are searching for excellent candidates with a wide set of skills, who can help us reach Lisk’s ambitious objectives.

Basic requirements:

  • Able to work from our office in Berlin
  • Exceptional English communication skills, both written and verbally
  • Remarkable people skills and ability to adapt to a dynamic environment
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced start-up

Skill requirements:

  • Operating systems: Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04 (or Debian), RHEL (CentOS) 6.x, 7.x
  • Advanced network configuration, TCP/IP, Routing, UFW and IPTables, SSL
  • Configuration management and orchestration: Ansible, Chef, SaltStack, Puppet
  • Data collection systems: Zabbix, Logstash, Elastic Search (ELK Stack)
  • High availability database administration: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Web server administration: Apache, Nginx
  • Continuous integration: Jenkins and Travis
  • Working knowledge of GitHub/git
  • Working knowledge of GNU Tools (gcc/gdb/gprof/make/vim)
  • Shell scripting: Bash and Node.js
  • Docker image/container management
  • VMware ESXi management

Bonus points:

  • Berlin resident
  • Native German, with exceptional communication skills, both written and verbally
  • Experience with blockchain technology, e.g. Bitcoin, Ethereum
  • Notable open-source code contributions
  • Startup experience

Benefits of working at Lisk:

  • Exceptionally well funded
  • Competitive salary, equity in Lisk and performance bonuses
  • Incredible atmosphere supported with regular team events
  • Central location at WeWork Sony Center (Potsdamer Platz) with access to ping pong, air hockey, regular networking events and cantina
  • Top of the line equipment
  • Relocation service to help anyone moving to Berlin from abroad

How to apply:

Please apply for this position by sending your CV and motivation letter (max. 500 words) to! The documents should be in English.

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