Hxro is a disruptive financial platform pioneering new and innovative real-time cryptocurrency trading products.We are revolutionizing what it means to trade by blending the world of finance with gamification.Our mission is to make the complex world of trading more approachable, accessible and fun so that anyone can play the markets.  The company was founded on the principle that playing the markets should be experientially rewarding as well as financial.

Hxro is seeking a Senior Dev-Ops Engineer- CONTRACTOR with extensive cloud computing experience to join its growing team. The Senior Dev-Ops Engineer will be the point person for the deployment of updates and the live operation of the Hxro.io platform, while also supporting the development team and proactively seeking-out opportunities to optimize and streamline its day-to-day workflow. This team member will play a pivotal cross-functional role, interfacing the Production, Development, QA, and Customer Support. A successful candidate will be passionate about finding tools and technologies that can be applied to existing systems and workflows to improve the stability and performance of a live web product, as well as the speed, productivity, and efficiency of a development team.

This individual will enjoy the opportunity to work from home as part of an all-remote, distributed, development organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze current technology utilized within the company and develop steps and processes to improve and expand upon them
  • Assist other developers/engineers in evaluating, prototyping, and implementing new infrastructure solutions and demonstrating them to other members of the team
  • Continuously monitor live platform operations and infrastructure to ensure optimal up-time and performance
  • Develop alerts and monitoring tools for important services
  • Ensure seamless deployment of front-end and back-end releases and patches
  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors and issues
  • Support design and development teams in architecting efficient technical designs for new features and systems
  • Support QA and Development teams to investigate and resolve bugs and performance issues
  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Work with Production and Development team to optimize build & deployment procedures

REQUIREMENTS

  • 8+ years aggregate development, IT or dev-ops experience
  • 4+ Years experience AWS required, including familiarity with EC2, IAM, Lambda, Fargate, ECS, Dynamodb, Load Balancer
  • 4+ Years experience with Azure required including familiarity with App Services, Functions, Cosmos, MSSQL, Front Door, APIM, EventHub, Stream Analytics
  • 4+ Years experience with SQL and document databases required, including familiarity with postgres, SQL, MSSQL, Cosmos, DynamoDB
  • 2+ years of experience in WAF administration and management, such as AWS Web Firewall, Azure Front Door, or Cloudfront
  • Familiarity with monitoring and alert systems, including Cloudwatch, Azure Application Insights
  • Fluency with at least one scripting language (ex: bash, shell, powershell,or similar)
  • Professional experience with, and high-level understanding of, Windows and Linux Operating Systems
  • Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
  • Work experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role
  • Familiarity with Source Control Management Systems (All major GIT variations)
  • Deep familiarity with at least one Build System, such as Azure DevOps, Jenkins,Gitlab CICD, or similar tools

NICE TO HAVES

  • BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field
  • Automated Testing/Quality (SonarQube, Cucumber, NUnit, and similar tools)
  • Communication Tools (Discord, Telegram, Confluence, or similar)
  • Good knowledge of Python
  • Familiarity with build-scripting solutions such as ansible, chef, puppet, or terraform
  • Familiarity with blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies, exchanges, and trading
  • Familiarity with financial platforms, software, and technologies
  • Familiarity with Nagios, PRTG, or solarwinds
  • Familiarity with Ticket/Defect tracking Systems (JIRA, Autotask, Rally, or similar tools)

 

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