DevOps (with strong focus on dev)

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  • Posted 2 years ago


Founded in 2015, IO Global is one of the world s pre-eminent blockchain research and engineering companies, best known for the Cardano blockchain platform. We are a fully decentralized, remote-working organization committed to the highest principles of academic rigour and evidence-based software development. The company builds high-assurance blockchain products for public and private sector clients. Our goal is simple – to fuel our drive to be best in class by giving you the opportunity, resources and support to deliver your finest work to date. You ll work with some exceptionally talented and friendly individuals who are always open to new ideas and ways of working. IO Global is an advocate of decentralized remote working, with 300 people working in more than 50 countries. Everyone has a different skill set, a different culture, and is at a different stage in their life. We aim to make collaboration between diverse people fun, exciting, and always rewarding. Many companies say they think outside the box – for IO Global it s more, we think outside the geography . About the role:

IO Global, creator of the Cardano blockchain platform, is searching for a DevOps to join its rapidly expanding engineering team. As a Full Stack Developer, you will have the exciting challenge of working on cutting-edge research and technology focusing on market needs. You will be working with our Daedalus wallet team on one of our most exciting projects – Cardano – and taking responsibility for writing high-quality code.

The wallet team is being expanded to build new products, maintain current products, and produce more enterprise-grade services and tools for frontend use cases. This role requires frontend web UI development. You will be undertaking rapid prototyping and production-grade development using test-driven design principles, alongside test engineers and product management to realize solutions.

As a DevOps Full Stack Developer, you will help create a new blockchain application platform. Working with a cross-functional team of engineers, cryptographers and designers, you will design and implement tools to allow developers to create decentralized applications using the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem.


  • Following agile software development practices
  • Working with teams across time zones
  • Working independently on software development tasks
  • Being proactive and requiring minimal supervision or mentoring to complete tasks
  • Reviewing specifications produced by architects and formal methods specialists
  • Contributing to the design of algorithms
  • Writing clean, straightforward, efficient code that satisfies acceptance criteria and specifications
  • Committing often and submitting small pull requests frequently
  • Covering your code with unit, property and integration tests when applicable
  • Reviewing the pull requests of your team mates
  • Fixing bugs in your own code and in legacy code from others
  • Being available to fix severe issues in emergencies on deployed products
  • Integrating software components and third-party libraries
  • Verifying and deploying programs and systems
  • Troubleshooting, debugging and upgrading software
  • Writing documentation for the code
  • Writing technical user manuals
  • Developing your knowledge of distributed and concurrent computation
  • Developing your knowledge of the basics of cryptography


  • Three to five years experience in designing solutions to provide isolated runtime environments for applications in complex, critical systems
  • Three to five years spent developing expert knowledge in many of the following: Docker, Kubernetes, Container Linux, OpenShift, LXC, OpenV2, Cgroups, Libvirt, Cilium, Anchore, Dagda, Notary, Sysdig Falco, Banyanops Collector
  • Experience with Node.js, nix or nixOS & Linux
  • Must have experience at application level of Linux, Mac, Windows, and OSX; distributed systems, application security, and software development methods such as agile programming and test-driven development. Blockchain experience would be a bonus
  • Wide-ranging experience of resolving complex issues in creative and effective ways
  • Experience of working with product teams to turn functional requirements into pragmatic, logical, service-based technical designs
  • Ability to communicate proficiently in English
  • Experience with Git and Git workflow
  • A qualification such as an MSc in computer science or software engineering

-All Colleagues:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work – ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc.)
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

US Employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance

UK Employees:

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension
  • Screening call
  • 2 x Interview rounds
  • HR call
  • Offer

Docker, Kubernetes, Linux, OpenShift, WindowsDocker, Kubernetes, Linux, TDD, Blockchain, Git

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