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Blockchain System Admin and OPS Engineer

  • Remote - Canada | Remote
  • Engineering
  • JR2049
  • Full Time

Building the Possibilities.

We’re growing rapidly. As a Blockchain System Admin and OPS Engineer, you will help us continue running our applications smoothly as our business scales. DraftKings solves some of the most interesting challenges in the tech industry, and when you join our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see your ideas and solutions directly impact our products.

WHAT YOU WILL DO AS A BLOCKCHAIN SYSTEMS ADMIN AND OPS ENGINEER:

  • Create self-provisioning infrastructure using tools like Chef, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation and Docker to support blockchain toolings

  • Experiment with emerging technologies like the Graph, AWS Managed Blockchain

  • Maintain the health of blockchain nodes and related infrastructure 

  • Learn how to define key metrics and SLAs around new web services being created to support our rapid traffic growth

  • You will learn how to design and implement monitoring and alerting strategies to enforce application SLAs

  • You will also foster a continuous deployment ecosystem that will allow DraftKings to integrate with blockchain at a massive scale

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • Your experience with cloud environments and provisioning automation through Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, AWS CloudFormation

  • Experience with running a blockchain node, using blockchain explorers and interacting with different dApps

  • Strong experience of common scripting languages (such as Bash, NodeJS, Python). Experience working with at least one object-oriented language (Java, C#, etc.)

  • Experience of working with Linux command line and system operations

  • Experience of supporting web applications, backend APIs using AWS tech stack like EC2, ELBs, Lambda, Gateway APIs

  • Experience with AWS Managed Blockchain is a strong asset

  • Working knowledge of basic systems metrics like CPU, memory, and processes

  • Working knowledge of networking and web concepts and ability to debug issues down to the packets


Who are we a good fit for? 

We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us. 

We are DraftKings.

We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

Join Us!

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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