Solving DeFi @ Scale
Our mission at Skolem is to open the gates to DeFi for institutions through a single integration point that has the most reliable, sophisticated execution technology available. Skolem's robust infrastructure enables institutions to participate directly in DeFi markets - through trading, yield farming, staking, and liquidity provisioning - without materially increasing technical headcount and portfolio risk.

Institutions can confidently trade in and out of DeFi through Skolem's premier, one-of-a-kind technology stack. Institutional investors can rest assured they will get superior execution on complex trades during times of market duress.


Engineering at Skolem

At Skolem, we use deep technological expertise and a security research mindset to deliver best-in-class financial products to customers. As a team, we focus on writing code that is secure and stable at scale while also retaining ease of use and simplicity for customers. 

Writing code at Skolem is an enjoyable experience focused on solving complex problems. We regularly take time to ensure that a feature is done correctly and that technical debt is paid down. Skolem has a distributed architecture built from the ground up, emphasizing security with defined service boundaries and controls.

We believe knowledge is acquired on the job and frequently pair program to solve problems or help pass along specific skills. Skolem is, for the time being, still a small company, so as a member of the team, you'll have a highly impactful role as we grow into the next stage of our business.

Technologies We Work With

Terraform, Ansible, OCaml, AWS

As a Site Reliability Engineer, You Can Expect to

  • Demonstrate problem solving ability utilizing creative and innovating thinking but also adhering to a strong sense of ownership, customer service, and integrity demonstrated through clear communication. 
  • Deliver tools/software to improve the reliability and scalability of services. Practice sustainable incident response and postmortems.
  • Be driven and eager to learn. We are seeking passionate people with partnership and positive attitude. 
  • Balance multiple tasks and projects effectively and quickly adapt to new variables.
  • Engage in and improve the reliability, scalability and release cycle.
  • Measure and monitor availability, latency and overall service health.
  • Participate in on-call rotations.

What We Value

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience. You have a software engineering background or an operations background and have worked as an SRE (or in a very close position) before.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with system architecture.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines. You can troubleshoot an existing pipeline or build your own, and you've probably worked on both software delivery and cloud-based services deployment.
  • Ability to read and write code. You can understand precisely why a recent code change led to degraded performance; you can write scripts and tools to automate routine tasks and eliminate toil.
  • Strong communication skills. You can give and receive constructive feedback, and you do not shy away from planning meetings and code reviews.



We understand it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, passionate, curious, and creative people to develop the exceptional product we are building. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in our range of backgrounds and inclusive culture. We'd love to hear from you. 

Benefits Of Working At Skolem

  • Remote-First Work Culture
  • Unlimited, flexible Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive and Inclusive Health Benefits
  • Fully reimbursable Pet Insurance
  • Savings Plans with 401K Matching
  • Learning and Development

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