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Senior DevOps Engineer

Who we are

Game7 is an Autonomous GameFi Institution whose treasury is managed and deployed by the community. Our mission is to make web3 gaming sustainable by accelerating the industry towards collaboration, unified standards, open source innovation and having fun.

To achieve this, both BitDAO and Forte have committed $500m to our treasury. Our community then helps decide how to deploy strategic capital towards both Investments and Grants that help drive the ecosystem forward.

As a community, we are passionate about crypto, gaming and are comprised of industry leaders and blockchain experts, who believe there are better ways to build distributed organizations. Our community consists of diverse, talented and intelligent members who’s contributions to the ecosystem help define their governance capabilities.

We’re looking for the next generation of leaders and doers who have a passion for crypto and are looking to influence the future of DAOs, DeFi, Web3 and GameFi. If you’re a self-starter, believe in autonomy and ownership, then we encourage you to apply for this role.

Role Summary:

This is it – your chance to be the go-to-person for all company-wide DevOps and Systems Admin, including designing, building, deploying, and maintaining a secure cloud platform with Amazon and other related applications. You’ll perform everything from the highest level of strategy and architecture, all the way to the day-to-day operational administration of complex multi-user cloud-based computing systems including security, user management, audits, patches, and upgrades. See the fingerprints of your design ideas and implementation in a small, dynamic group that allows your work to shine.

If you love being an important member of a small team, with a collaborative and supportive environment, implementing feature-rich products, and being respected and appreciated for your individual contributions, then this position is for you. Applications include cloud-based solutions for mobile and connected devices, hosted web apps, e-commerce development, APIs, and back-end database integration solutions. You’ll be part of a team working on innovative solutions for internal company use, and external client solutions. You’ll be encouraged and provided with time to improve your skills and learning, building your own professional development. Will have a flexible work schedule, focusing on the work product delivery itself.

Role Duties:

You will be working with other Senior level Engineers to help complete your duties. You will be part of a team to enhance and maintain current and future infrastructure. You will collaborate with them to reach the desired results, taking direction and implementing solutions in accordance with the current application and system design.

  • Responsible for designing, building, deploying, and maintaining a secure cloud platform using AWS, IAM, EC2, S3, RDS, GuardDuty, CloudFront, AWS-CLI, Parameter Store, MediaConvert, and other related applications.

  • Review current architectural design and landscape to suggest necessary changes.

  • Research new technologies and products for their applicability to business processes and needs.

  • Create and maintain system documentation in Confluence, including issues, solutions, workflows, and system diagrams.

  • Security is huge with this role. You will need to develop strategies and plans to negate the possibility of a system compromise on all levels, which includes: proper deployment best practices, penetration testing on a recurring schedule, random audits of publicly accessible properties, and continuing education of system vulnerabilities and how to harden them.

  • Continuously improve the architecture of systems relating to scalability, security, and stability.

  • Management, renewal, and installation of SSL certs across multiple environments.

If you think you have valuable experience to bring to the organization, but don’t necessarily meet all of the criteria for the role, we still want to hear from you. We consider all applications.

Role Requirements:

  • Hands-on experience deploying, automating, and managing AWS cloud-based production systems (AWS, IAM, EC2, S3, RDS, GuardDuty, CloudFront, AWS-CLI, CodeBase, Lambda, etc.) as a system administrator supporting enterprise computing platforms.

  • Experience with AWS cost management and optimization.

  • Experience using system monitoring tools.

  • Experience writing process requirements, technical design documents, and standard operating procedures.

  • Experience with version control like GitHub, Bitbucket, Maven etc.

  • Experience with data security management (including logging, key changes, pen testing, and system hardening) and help desk environments.

  • Working experience in managing core Cloud Computing services - Networking, Databases, Software, and Servers.

  • Experience implementing monitoring, alerting, dashboards, and metrics reporting.

  • Working knowledge and experience of common network and application protocols (TCP, HTTP, SSL, SSH, et al).

  • Solid understanding of the enterprise software development life cycle (analysis, design, coding, testing, and deployment).

  • Knowledge about RESTful API design and web services.

  • Experience in other cloud-based hosting environments such as Linode and Cloudflare is ideal.

  • Logic and reasoning are important when troubleshooting difficult issues.

  • Candidates must be able to develop solutions to problems, as well as manage multiple issues at the same time.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience managing game servers

  • Experience with using containerization such as Docker

  • Experience with microservices architecture and serverless computing

  • Knowledge of network security and best practices

  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack

  • Certification in relevant technologies or cloud platforms.

Why work with us?

We do things a little differently here at Game7, as you’d expect from the blockchain. We promise a culture of flexibility, autonomy, and the freedom to contribute to the wider Web3 ecosystem.

Also: a fully remote working environment. Our compensation packages are reflective of the experience and value you bring to the organization and individual projects.

  • Base pay USDC, paid monthly

  • Work Supplies, HW & Home Office Equipment

  • Co-working space or home office-related expenses

  • Any learning or education materials related to work

  • Travel related expenses that are related to work

  • Any expenses related to food and entertainment for work

  • Any expenses related to both physical or mental health and well-being

We’re committed to fostering a progressive work environment that’s centered on forgiveness, empathy, belonging, and psychological well-being. Game7 is an equal opportunities workplace that doesn’t discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

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