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Senior DevOps Engineer

Hex Trust

Hex Trust

Software Engineering
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Posted on Saturday, April 29, 2023

Hex Trust is Asia’s leading provider of digital asset custody solutions for Banks & Financial Institutions, using leading-edge Blockchain technology. Led by innovators from the financial services industry, Hex Trust has built a proprietary platform that delivers a new way for financial institutions, asset managers, and corporations to safely and efficiently operate in the Blockchain ecosystem. Institutional adoption of digital assets and DeFi requires a fundamental shift in the way banks and financial institutions operate. Hex Trust is the link that connects the traditional financial world to the digital assets ecosystem.

Position Summary

At Hex Trust, we’re building trust In the digital ecosystem and we’d like you to help us deliver on that promise. Providing enterprise-grade custody services like ours requires an unwavering commitment to security and an understanding of the importance of maintaining a secure infrastructure. We’re a small, but growing group looking for an engineer able to help put the right tools and processes in place and help take our business to the next level!

We are looking for a Senior/Lead DevOps Engineer to be responsible for managing and overseeing our microservice, containerised cloud infrastructure hosted within AWS, GCP, and on-premises. In addition, a Senior DevOps Engineer will be responsible for leading the team alongside other senior engineers, driving projects, supporting junior developers and managing advanced platform configuration tasks and assignments.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • PLATFORM & INFRASTRUCTURE
    • Manage advanced on-premise and cloud infrastructure:
      • Cloud-based Kubernetes Cluster environments and their requisite application systems and support components
      • On-premise Kubernetes Clusters
      • Additional container orchestration with Nomad
      • Codify all infrastructure components using IaC such as Terraform, Terragrunt, and Pulumi
    • Manage and monitor network latency and security across all web application platforms infrastructure
    • Advanced monitoring and alerting configurations using FOSS tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, Loki, Alert-Manager
    • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes on servers

    DEVOPS: Developer Productivity and Operations
    • Support Dev + DevOps team with management of web application infrastructure for our various product platforms
    • Support GitOps model of application management and deployment: Gitlab, ArgoCD, etc
    • Programmatic and automated Load and Pen Testing
    • Creating and curating various support systems including: DB backups/restores, developer diagnostic tooling, system logging and error tracing, performance and system monitoring

    TECH-SEC-OPS: Delivery Management + Security
    • Integration of Security / Compliance checks into Application and Infrastructure delivery pipelines - ensuring production deployments are resilient, stable, and secured
    • Leverage FOSS and SAAS Pen Test platforms for constant system testing
    • Coordinate with Security team to ensure highest standards of quality around privileged infrastructure/application access

    SRE: Monitoring and Observability
    • Performance tune and scale web application infrastructure to handle tens of thousands of page views and transactions per day.
    • Explore new technologies in order to evolve both application functionality and contribute to the design of infrastructure, deployment and maintenance processes.

    RESILIENCY: Resilient, Scalable Infrastructure Management
    • Able to configure advanced scalability models leveraging infrastructure provisioned by the platform team and monitoring components provided by SRE
    • Able to scale platforms based on application/container load, node load, network load, etc.
    • Delivering cross-regional, HA infrastructure models with global mesh
    • Chaos Engineering principles for testing
  • Deep understanding of Kubernetes
    • Helm and Kustomize
    • Network Policy + Service Mesh
  • Proficiency in the following tools/frameworks/languages is highly recommended:
    • Golang/Python/Javascript/Typescript
    • Terraform, Terragrunt, Pulumi
    • Kubernetes CLI (kubectl/kubeadm)
    • AWS CLI
    • Hashicorp Configuration Language (HCL),
  • Experience in BOTH AWS and GCP; some on-premise infrastructure management experience a plus (IBM ESXi, Proxmox, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Docker and multi-stage/multi-architecture builds, registries, and best image practices
  • Experience with GitOps development workflow and infrastructure as code (IAC) approach
  • Diploma/Degree in Information Technology or related disciplines
  • You love the console and are not afraid to read man pages
  • 6-10 years of experience and deep knowledge of:
    • Linux/Unix Server System Administration
    • Network Administration
    • Network infrastructure management and maintenance experience
    • Hands-on experience with relational database structures: MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL
    • Solid knowledge of standard network communication protocols such as DNS, HTTP(S), LDAP, SMTP, SNMP
    • Understanding and capabilities to manage, monitor, and optimise network traffic: TCP and UDP; comfortable diagnosing problems on the wire.

As one of the leading Web3 innovators, Hex Trust offers a front-row seat in the ever-changing blockchain & crypto industry. We genuinely believe that people are our greatest asset, and invest heavily so they’re best prepared to support our mission to unlock ownership in decentralized markets! You will be joining a company that is always committed to creating a supportive & inclusive environment that promotes personal and professional growth that furthers your success and drives innovation, collaboration, and passion in the blockchain space.

At Hex Trust, we are proud of our R.A.P.I.D. culture:

  • Respect and Inclusion
  • Agile
  • Passionate
  • Indivisible
  • Driven by integrity

Join us at Hex Trust and not only can you look forward to working with blockchain professionals to build the decentralized future, but also:

  • Competitive Salaries & Bonuses
  • Generous Amounts of Paid Time Off (incl. leave for Birthdays, Work Anniversary, and Mental Health etc.)
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Access to Corporate Discounts and exclusive Employer Perks
  • Medical & Retirement Plans
  • Professional Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Elevate your work using cutting-edge technology
  • Fun & friendly office spaces in Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai and Vietnam
  • Regular company & social events

Hex Trust is an equal-opportunity employer devoted to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.