Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Sre) | Nodeops


Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time



We are seeking a Sr. Site Reliability Engineer to join our team and deploy and maintain critical infrastructure for our blockchain network and web applications. You’ll deploy and maintain a fleet of blockchain nodes for multiple blockchain networks. You’ll also provide guidance and expertise to development teams to ensure their application follow modern best practices. Your work will directly impact the health and stability of our network.

About ZetaChain

ZetaChain aims to be the only blockchain you’ll ever need. It is a layer 1 blockchain and developer platform that connects any L1 and L2, from Ethereum to Bitcoin and beyond. Access all of crypto in one place, as a developer or user.

  • Thriving Ecosystem: 1000 dApps developed between testnet and mainnet, showcasing diverse innovation and utilization.
  • Engagement: With over a million community members, ZetaChain fosters a dynamic environment for engagement, and collaboration.
  • Live on Mainnet: partnered with all major exchanges.
  • Activity: Our network has over 3M unique addresses and growing fast!
  • Well Funded: Raised over $27M!

Find out more about our ecosystem.

Find out more about our hiring culture: Dream Team Culture

Why You Want To Work Here

  • Impactful Role: Play a pivotal role in shaping the future of a leading blockchain protocol.
  • Remote Flexibility: Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of a remote work environment, ensuring a work-life balance with quarterly team meet ups to get to know each other in person.
  • Cutting-Edge Technology: Dive deep into the latest advancements in blockchain technology with ZetaChain’s innovative protocol.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the rapidly evolving blockchain landscape, ensuring you’re always at the forefront of the industry.
  • Commitment to Open Source: We are committed to supporting open source software and use high quality open source tools internally when possible.


Our ideal candidate description is a wish list, not a checklist. We don’t expect every applicant to tick every box. If you have a strong alignment with many of the qualifications and a passion for learning, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Experience:
    • 3+ years of Linux and Ansible experience
    • 2+ years of Infrastructure experience
    • 1+ years of Kubernetes experience
    • Must play well with others, success is a team sport and at ZetaChain everyone participates!
    • Previous Startup Experience is important! We move much faster than your typical enterprise environment.
    • Security Mindset: constantly anticipating and strategizing against potential threats and vulnerabilities in any system or process.
  • Languages: Ansible, Terraform, Go, Bash
  • Tech stack: Linux, Docker, Grafana, ELK, Kubernetes, Cosmos SDK
  • Platforms: AWS, GCP, Bare Metal
  • Location:
    • Remote (US or EU)
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Deploy and maintain blockchain nodes for Zetachain, Ethereum, Bitcoin, etc
    • Setup monitors and dashboards to report on server, infrastructure, and web app health.
    • Deploy infrastructure for web applications
    • Ensure all processes meet our security, performance, and reliability requirements.
  • Bonus points:
    • Familiar with DevOps, DevSecOps, GitOps methodologies & best practices
    • Understanding of blockchain (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cosmos); smart contracts (solidity), p2p networking
    • Experience with Go (Cosmos SDK, go-ethereum, btcsuite, Tendermint Core)

Who Would Be a Good Fit for This Role?

A candidate who is a coder at heart with a diverse set of experiences. They should enjoy building new services including effective dashboards that highlight important details about a service without causing excessive noise.


  • SRE/DevOps Engineer Transitioning to Blockchain
    • An experienced DevOps Engineer or SRE looking to pivot into the blockchain sector.
    • Someone who’s been researching blockchain and learning the basics themselves even though it doesn’t apply to their current role.
    • A proactive problem-solver with a track record of ensuring system reliability and scalability, now ready to tackle the unique challenges of blockchain infrastructure.
    • Keen to leverage their web2 experience to contribute to and grow within the innovative world of blockchain technology at ZetaChain.
  • Infrastructure-Savvy Blockchain Enthusiast:
    • Engineers with a strong background in infrastructure and a keen interest in blockchain technology.
    • Someone experienced in Linux, Kubernetes, and cloud platforms like GCP or AWS, who can leverage these skills to enhance our blockchain infrastructure.
  • Experienced Backend Developer
    • A seasoned developer with a solid foundation in software engineering and Linux system administration
    • Someone with substantial experience in building and maintaining robust, scalable backend systems, ideally within the blockchain domain.
    • A creative thinker who is not only skilled in coding but also in building testing and observability tools to streamline development processes.

How to Apply

Does this feel like the perfect fit for you or someone else you know? Reach out to Discord to get in touch with a team member.

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