Bittrex, the premier U.S. blockchain trading platform, is seeking a System Administrator Engineer. Founded by three cybersecurity engineers in 2014, the mission of Bittrex is to catalyze advancement of the blockchain industry by fostering innovation and incubating new and emerging technology. Due to the overwhelming success of the company, we’re looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our exceptional team.

The System Administrator Engineer role will be the resident expert on setup, operation, and maintenance of 3P blockchain services to facilitate their integration with the Bittrex platform and their proper operation in production. In this capacity, they will interface and collaborate with external blockchain development teams, Bittrex SW Engineers, and Wallet Operations Engineers.

An ideal candidate for this position is adept at learning how to use new services and tools, reading through documentation, digging through source code, and communicating with others. They enjoy the challenge of troubleshooting software issues, take pride in writing quality documentation, can juggle multiple tasks at a time, and pivot as priorities change/issues arise.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a working relationship with 3rd party blockchain development teams to learn their services and tools and to help them improve documentation and fix bugs
  • Install, configure, tune, and maintain 3rd party services that communicate with blockchain networks
  • Author robust documentation for operations engineers to troubleshoot issues with blockchain node services
  • Build scripts and tooling to facilitate operation, upkeep, and monitoring of blockchain services

Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of Linux primitives, GNU tools, shell scripting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization technologies (Docker, LXC, etc.)
  • Ability to program in Javascript/NodeJS and similar languages
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git

Greater consideration will be given to those applicants who can demonstrate the following skills:

  • Security Fundamentals
  • Experience building tools and services on cloud infrastructure (e.g. Azure, AWS)
  • Understanding of blockchain technologies and peer networking
  • Experience with relational databases such as SQL Server

Bittrex is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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