KILT is an open source protocol, aiming to give users back control of their data. Working for KILT means using newest technology for improving the world. KILT is one of most recognised projects within the Polkadot Ecosysteme. Our side-project Polimec estabishes an ERC20-like mechanism for the Pokaverse.

BOTLabs GmbH

Berlin, DE

DevOps Engineer for Blockchain Nodes

€50,000-€70,000 / YEAR

We are currently looking for DevOps Engineers

The development of KILT Protocol by BOTLabs is an essential component of the next generation of Web 3.0. We are looking for someone who continuously improves our infrastructure, automation and ensures the availability of our services such as the blockchain nodes. You will be expected to make decisions about our tooling stack and implement them, helping us to achieve higher and higher levels of developer productivity and software quality.

Our current tech stack consists of Substrate (Rust), TypeScript, React, Jest, Docker, Kubernetes and AWS in the world of blockchain.

Your tasks:

  • Setup and maintain blockchain nodes (validators and collators) for KILT and possibly Kusama, Polkadot and other projects in the Polkadot ecosystem
  • Suggest, design and implement tooling enhancements for our build, test and CI environments
  • Ensure the security and availability of our services
  • Automate operations tasks
  • Conduct post-mortems on build and test infrastructure failure, then design and execute the resulting improvement plans

Your profile:

  • Security and disaster recovery best practices knowledge for enterprise grade solutions
  • 2+ years commercial experience of DevOps/Infrastructure engineering (preferably in financially regulated businesses such as Banking, Blockchain or Insurance market)
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment processes and working on both greenfield and existing architectures (including strong Git, GitHub experience)
  • Hands-on experience with Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ecosystem (EC2, EKS, VPC, ELB) and monitoring systems (e.g. Grafana, Kibana, Prometheus)
  • Good English skills in written and verbal communication
  • You live in Berlin or would be willing to move here

Nice to have:

  • Good understanding of DLTs, blockchain architecture, cryptography and PKI
  • Experience with running blockchain nodes
  • Interest in Polkadot
  • Communication skills in German

We offer: 

  • Dynamic working environment with flexible working hours
  • Work in an Open Source environment, where every work result will be released under an Open Source license
  • The opportunity to help shape and be part of the Web 3.0
  • The opportunity to work with the newest blockchain technologies
  • A young and enthusiastic team with a family atmosphere
  • Regular (completely optional) after-work team events such as playing board games, dinners and drinks

If you are keen to challenge yourself we are looking forward to your convincing application. Please send your written application including the earliest possible starting date to jobs@kilt.io