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Senior Infrastructure Engineer



Other Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023
Before you read the details of this role, there’s something you should know. At Matter Labs, we don’t see ourselves as a company, but as a highly aligned global team on a single mission: to accelerate the mass adoption of crypto for personal sovereignty.
Our core technology – zkSync Era – is a layer 2 rollup that uses advanced cryptography called zero-knowledge proofs to scale Ethereum without compromising on security or decentralization. zkSync Era is EVM compatible, which means projects on Ethereum and other EVM-based blockchains can easily deploy on zkSync Era to take advantage of low gas fees and high transaction speeds.
With a total of $458 million in mission-driven funding, zkSync Era is the first EVM-compatible ZK Rollup to go live on testnet (February 2022) and be deployed on mainnet (October 2022). As we enter the endgame for Ethereum scaling, we are committed to full open source and building in public toward our stated mission [so that even if we fail, the community and the ecosystem will benefit from our contribution].
Read more about working at Matter Labs here.
We are looking for a Senior DevOps / SRE engineer to join our Core Team. As a DevOps Engineer at Matter Labs, you will be responsible for ensuring the reliability, security, and scalability of our infrastructure. You will work closely with our development team to build and maintain automated deployment pipelines, monitor and analyze system performance, and identify and resolve issues before they impact our users.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Design and implement secure, scalable, and reliable infrastructure to support our products and services
  • Provisioning hundreds and soon thousands of GPU auto-scalable workloads distributed across multiple providers, using the most modern enterprise GPUs to accelerate our cutting-edge Zero-Knowledge Proof system
  • Working on Multi-cloud multi-regional infrastructure setup as well as a cutting edge tech stack mostly running newest Kubernetes versions, to solve some non orthodox infrastructure challenges
  • As a DevOps Engineer, you will be part of a 24/7 on-call rotation to ensure our systems remain operational at all times.

What We Look For in You

  • 5+years of experience in DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, or a similar role
  • Experience with Unix/Linux systems (internals, kernel, debugging)
  • Solid understanding of networking, security, and web protocol
  • Proficiency in one of Python, Go, C++, or Java or Go. We are working primarily with Python and Go
  • Experience withInfrastructure as Code (Terraform and ecosystem around it) and cloud computing platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure, etc)
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Kubernetes or Docker
  • Experience with monitoring, logging, tracing, or continuous profiling platforms
  • Experience with blockchain technology is a plus but not essential
  • Driven by passion, curiosity, and desire to make a meaningful contribution to the world
  • English is your native language or you are completely fluent
  • Ownership mindset and a track record of successfully accomplished projects
  • As a DevOps Engineer, you will be part of a 24/7 on-call rotation to ensure our systems remain operational at all times.
Working at Matter Labs
At Matter Labs, you have the freedom to work how you want, when you want, and from where you want. We operate in small, focused teams, with no time tracking and minimum bureaucracy. Only results matter. We will provide you with anything you need to learn, grow, and be productive.
Our results-only environment means anyone who believes in our mission can join us, regardless of background, sexual orientation, race, gender, and age. Both our team and community are made up of people from different countries, cultures, ethnical and religious backgrounds. That's why, out of politeness and respect, we refrain from opinions on politics, religion, or sex at the workplace.
We designed our culture of freedom and ownership to persist as we scale and to establish the base for a positive-sum community as we move toward full decentralization.
Apply now if this role sounds of interest and we aim to get back to you as soon as possible.