OpenLaw is a ConsenSys spoke that is building next-generation smart legal agreements. We’re using blockchain technology to reimagine the future of commerce and the $160 billion transactional legal market.
At its core, OpenLaw is a multi-module blockchain-based protocol and markup language to prepare, manage, and execute smart legal agreements. Using the OpenLaw protocol, you can seamlessly execute a range of commercial transactions by generating binding natural-language agreements, storing the signed contracts on a blockchain, and having those agreements interact with smart contracts written in code.
OpenLaw is looking for a passionate and collaborative DevOps Engineer to guarantee the safety of a soon-to-be launched cryptocurrency and blockchain-based application and that application’s backend infrastructure. This person will work on implementing securely tested solutions, and interface with our dev team and back end engineers on product builds and feature implementation. This role will span security, site reliability, scaling, and upgrades
Manage distribution of OpenLaw software upgrades for developers and everyday users
Keep our users happy by managing OpenLaw browser availability, scalability, and performance
Build tools for faster deployment schedules
Instate monitoring protocols and fail-over measures
Implement continuous testing practices to ensure the security and performance goals of OpenLaw are met across backend services, blockchain infrastructure, and our frontend user clients
Deliver on rapid implementation schedules (without compromising on smart development goals and principles) to build web functionality that is functional, fast, and scalable
You are have worked in a large, highly available systems environment before, as well as an agile start-up. You are familiar with strategizing and improving for system security and availability.
Familiar with back-end languages and environments like IPFS, Elasticsearch, LevelDB, and Ethereum to store, search, and verify data.
Comfort across operating systems, with a strong Linux background
Ability to build and maintain highly available infrastructure
Competency in monitoring and quick response time
Passion for building the new internet for decentralized apps
Strong problem solving skills, ability to think fast and thoroughly
Commitment to securing infrastructure & willingness to learn what is needed to do so
Prior experience with a cloud provider such as Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud Platform is very helpful
Experience with containers and container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes) highly desirable
Experience scaling applications in the past or interest in learning more
Comfort working independently
Willingness to work occasional off-hours and on-call if necessary
Increased uptime of the OpenLaw software
Delivery of long term, securely tested software
Work to improve our failure processes, alerting, and emergency response times
Support our community developers to increase number and usability of OpenLaw
At OpenLaw you must balance passion for the technology while knowing when and how to focus the conversation on our users. At OpenLaw we enjoy an open and inclusive culture, competitive benefits, and the freedom to explore and experiment. We are always iterating and improving our work, the culture, and ourselves.
If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us. Please feel free to join our Slack or check out our Medium page before applying.