Staff Site Reliability Engineer

Circle New York City , NY 10008

Posted 2 months ago

Circle is a global crypto finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people and institutions create and share value globally. With our suite of products, we enable our customers to send and receive money around the world easily, as well as invest in and trade crypto assets.

As a Staff Site Reliability Engineer at Circle, based in Boston or New York City, you'll build out AWS managed services to meet growing worldwide customer base across multiple AWS regions. You'll get the opportunity to develop your skills, collaborate across Circle teams and continue to learn in a fun, collaborative, iterative, and rapidly changing environment.

What you'll work on

  • Automate configuration of AWS infrastructure using AWS APIs in scripting languages such as Python

  • Design redundant and resilient cross-region infrastructure

  • Plan and test disaster recovery scenarios for a highly available microservices architecture

  • Collaborate to create security focused tools and frameworks

What you'll bring to Circle

  • 5+ years experience as a AWS certified SysOps Administrator, DevOps Engineer or Solutions Architect

  • Extensive experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), having managed services and applications in a large AWS cross-account environment leveraging IAM and federated SSO

  • Expert with AWS services including IAM, VPC, Cloudwatch, Kinesis, etc.

  • Knowledge of PKI and PGP trust systems

  • Configuration management and automation experience with Ansible, Python, and Boto

  • Considerable experience with log aggregation systems like Splunk, ELK, etc.

  • Experience creating and maintaining monitoring and alerting capabilities using tools like Splunk, Kibana, Datadog, or Kinesis Analytics

  • See problems as opportunities to automate

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong.

Circle Pay enables customers to send and receive money, across borders and currencies. Circle Invest empowers consumers to buy and sell crypto assets. Circle Trade is one of the world's top market makers for major crypto coins and offers OTC trading services for institutions and high net worth individuals. Additionally, in 2018 Circle acquired Poloniex and signed an agreement to acquire SeedInvest, both of which enable us to expand our offerings even further. Poloniex is one of the world's leading token marketplaces. SeedInvest is the largest equity crowdfunding platform in the United States, as well as a licensed broker-dealer.

Check us out at and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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