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DevOps/SRE Engineer

Help us launch reliable products and services and improve our in-house systems

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Role Overview

You’ll join our highly skilled team and help us launch reliable products and services. We’re looking for your skills to help us improve our in-house systems. You’ll work closely with our SRE Lead and CTO as we apply the latest and greatest technologies to our stack. 


1/ Manage multi-region cloud infrastructure for overall service reliability, scalability, and cost

2/ Scale the foundation of our operations team and its practices

3/ Develop, manage, and enhance deployment infrastructure to ensure systems are scalable, resilient, and reliable

4/ Build and improve tools and automation to efficiently utilize infrastructure

5/ Respond to incidents and support the engineering team with its product incident response strategy [on call]

6/ Lead postmortems and root cause analysis to help us continuously improve


1/ Developer mindset. Code first approach to infrastructure

2/ 2 years configuration management (Ansible preferred)

3/ 2 years Linux management

4/ Willingness to be on-call

5/ 1 year Terraform or other IAC framework

6/ 1 year experience with real-time services

7/ Infrastructure monitoring, such as collecting, processing and analysis of metrics from tools such as Cloudwatch, Prometheus, Datadog

8/ Experience supporting some or the majority of the following language(s)/service(s):

  • In-memory data stores (Redis, Memcached, etc)
  • RDBMS (MySQL or Postgres, MariaDB, etc)
  • AWS cloud services and tooling
  • Node.js
  • Golang
  • Python

* We prioritize people above all else. If you think you’d add to the depth and diversity of our team but don’t fit these qualifications exactly, we want you to apply! 

Culture & Perks

1/ Remote work & flexible schedules

We offer unlimited vacation and flexible work schedules. Celebrate the holidays that matter most to you and your family — Rosh Hashanah, Chinese New Year, Pride, etc.

2/ Learning & development

We only ask for one thing at Blocknative — the best work of your career. As a remote-native company, we have invested in the tools, processes, and culture to enable you to achieve stress-free productivity. 

3/ Health coverage

We are proud to offer best-in-class healthcare. And we cover 90% of premiums for all full-time employees and their dependents. 

4/ Invest in your future

Share in Blocknative's success via stock option grants. And access a 401(k) plan.


United States - Remote

About Us

Blocknative is a leading Ethereum block builder. The company’s real-time infrastructure enables validators and searchers to optimize staking rewards and trading profit. Blocknative’s Transaction Orchestration platform prices, previews, distributes and monitors transactions so web3 users can transact with confidence. Blocknative democratizes access to pre-chain data and provides the power to see into the future, improving web3 user experiences and enabling MEV value recirculation.

Founded in 2018, Blocknative helps inform and power such forward-thinking projects as Lido, MetaMask, imToken, Curve, Balancer, Ethereum Foundation, Polygon Foundation, and hundreds of others.

Fun Facts:

1/ We’re a bunch of data nerds

2/ Our CTO started his career at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab building real-time data streaming software

3/ Blocknative’s infrastructure records thousands of mempool events every second

4/ We’re backed by leading VCs

5/ We’ve published several reports that have been well received in the space:

  • Evidence of Mempool Manipulation on Black Thursday: Hammerbots, Mempool Compression, and Spontaneous Stuck Transactions
  • An Analysis of Ethereum Gas Prices and EIP-1559 Adoption


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