Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)



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Software Engineering, Quality Assurance · Full-time, Contractor
100,000 – 160,000 USD per year
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

Job Summary:

Switchboard, a fully permissionless blockchain oracle protocol, is seeking a skilled Blockchain Site Reliability Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will focus on optimizing in-house deployment workflows and regression testing frameworks. Your expertise will also be crucial in enhancing our codified metrics, observability, and paging rotation practices, accommodating both technical and non-technical team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deployment Workflow Optimization:
    • Develop and refine in-house deployment workflows for blockchain applications.
    • Optimize and maintain regression testing frameworks to ensure reliability and performance.
  • Metrics and Observability:
    • Establish and codify key performance metrics for monitoring blockchain infrastructure.
    • Enhance observability tools and practices, making them accessible to the entire team, including non-technical members.
    • Implement and manage a rotation system for on-call paging, ensuring effective incident response.
  • Infrastructure Management:
    • Design and maintain robust blockchain infrastructure using Kubernetes, Helm, GCP, and Azure.
    • Monitor system health and performance using Prometheus and Grafana.
    • Collaborate with the development team to ensure system reliability and efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a Site Reliability Engineering role, preferably with a focus on blockchain technology.

Required Skills:

  • Strong expertise in Kubernetes, Helm, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and Azure.
  • Proficiency in monitoring tools such as Prometheus and Grafana.
  • Experience with programming in Rust and TypeScript.
  • Solid understanding of blockchain protocols and infrastructure.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in working with permissionless blockchain oracle protocols.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical team members.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a remote work environment.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package in a fully remote work setting.
  • A dynamic, innovative, and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth in the rapidly evolving blockchain industry.
Switchboard is an equal opportunity employer.

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