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Senior DevOps Engineer

Flipside Crypto

Flipside Crypto

Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Flipside is a commercialization engine that powers blockchain growth. We activate 110,000+ analysts to produce insights, drive narratives, and transact, building emotional connection and a strong and active community that supports token price and chain growth. We make that possible by curating best-in-class data and making that data available entirely for free. Founded in 2017, Flipside works with partners such as Solana, Near, Flow, Avalanche, SEI, Aptos, Blast, Vertex. The company is backed by leading investors including Republic Capital, True Ventures, Galaxy Digital, Collab Currency, Hashkey, M13, and more.

We are looking for an engineer to join our Blockchain Operations teams. This is a small, multi-functional team that requires engineers comfortable working in a Linux server environment and contributing to internal applications.


  • Help setup new Blockchain networks by:
    • Doing deep dives on node software and running manual setup processes for testnets to learn the networks.
    • Writing Ansible automatons for managing and scaling nodes.
    • Interacting with the Blockchain organization and fellow validator operators in Discord and Slack.
  • Help maintain the network and automation infrastructure:
    • Use Ansible workflows to manage and provision bare metal servers and virtual machines.
    • Add features and fix bugs in the core infrastructure automation such as routing and load balancing.
    • Help debug networking issues.
  • Join an on-call rotation that includes paging in the event that critical services go down or suffer service degradation.
  • Contribute to internal applications that enable complex interactions with our Blockchain infrastructure that include:
    • Integrate new networks with our wallet custody by using their API to perform the required cryptographic operations.
    • Build custom monitoring to observe information from our infrastructure and report it to our observability stack.
    • Work cross functionally to gather requirements and gather user feedback for applications that face other employees.


  • Blockchain infrastructure knowledge is a must
  • Minimum of 4 years with Linux systems and networking
  • Experience with:
    • Proxmox
    • Kubernetes
    • Ansible
  • Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience working in environments governed by SLA or SLOs, including:
    • Monitoring and alerting platforms
    • Previous experience with on-call rotations
    • Diagnosing, resolving, and escalating as part of an incident response team


  • Familiarity with EVM based blockchains or Cosmos Ecosystem.
  • Working with the Ansible Automation Platform (AKA AWX, Tower).
  • Advanced Git
  • Linux networking experience such as iptables and routes.
  • Application or service development experience