Senior Devops Engineer

at Mina Foundation
Published February 11, 2024
Location Salem, OR
Category All Jobs  
Job Type Full-time  


POSITION TITLE: Senior DevOps Engineer

Join our team as a Senior DevOps Engineer and be at the forefront of revolutionizing the crypto space with Mina Protocol's cutting-edge Zero Knowledge technology. As an integral part of our team, you'll leverage your extensive experience in DevOps and Cloud Infrastructure to drive automation, efficiency, and reliability across our ecosystem.


This role reports directly to the DevOps Engineering Manager

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Architecting and Implementing CI/CD Pipelines: Designing, building, and maintaining robust Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines to automate software delivery processes.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Developing and managing infrastructure using tools like Terraform to ensure consistency, scalability, and reliability across environments.
  • Cloud Services Management: Working with cloud platforms such as AWS and Google Cloud to provision, configure, and manage cloud resources efficiently.
  • Containerization and Orchestration: Implementing containerization technologies like Docker and container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes to streamline application deployment and scaling.
  • Monitoring and Logging: Setting up monitoring tools (e.g., Prometheus, Grafana) and logging frameworks (e.g., ELK stack) to track system performance, detect issues, and troubleshoot problems proactively.
  • Security and Compliance: Ensuring security best practices are implemented throughout the infrastructure and applications, including managing access controls, encryption, and compliance requirements.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Facilitating collaboration between development, operations, and other stakeholders to promote a culture of shared responsibility and continuous improvement.
  • Automation and Scripting: Writing scripts and developing automation tools to streamline repetitive tasks, increase efficiency, and reduce manual intervention.
  • Performance Optimization: Identifying performance bottlenecks in applications and infrastructure, and implementing optimizations to improve scalability, reliability, and speed.
  • Disaster Recovery and High Availability: Designing and implementing strategies for disaster recovery, backup, and high availability to minimize downtime and ensure business continuity.
  • Training and Mentorship: Providing guidance and mentorship to junior team members, sharing best practices, and promoting professional growth within the team.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in DevOps or related fields.
  • Extensive knowledge of software development methodologies, tools, and processes.
  • Strong understanding of Cloud Infrastructure and related technologies (AWS, Google Cloud, Hetzner).
  • Strong experience with the AWS Cloud platform (EC2, EKS, ECR, Route53, RDS, etc.)
  • Proficient knowledge of networking and decentralized systems.
  • Heavy automation domain knowledge and experience with IaaC tools (Terraform, Helm, ArgoCD, GitHub Actions)
  • Strong experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Good experience with monitoring and alerting tools (Grafana, Prometheus, Loki, etc.)
  • Good experience in scripting (Bash, Python, Go, Rust)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Autonomous, proactive, and comfortable with working async
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with stakeholders of varying technical backgrounds (Developers, Product, Cryptography).
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with on-call responsibilities.


  • Experience with Web 3.0 technologies and concepts such as Blockchains, Zero Knowledge, Smart Contracts/zkApps.
  • Believer of the 12 Factor App
  • You understand the philosophy of DevOps and Developer Self Service
  • Experience in Functional Programming (oCaml)


  • Competitive compensation
  • Fully remote team
  • Home office allowance
  • In-person company offsites (often coinciding with a blockchain conference at an international location)
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse team

Mina Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran or disability status. Mina Foundation is committed to building a diverse, inclusive company. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, women, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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