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DevOps Engineer - Cryptoassets

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DevOps Engineer - Cryptoassets

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Cryptoassets, Technology
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Cumberland - a DRW Company is the cryptoasset arm of DRW, established in 2014 after pursuing an early interest in cryptoassets and their underlying technologies. Today, Cumberland is a global leader in cryptoassets, uniquely positioned between the traditional financial markets and the cryptoasset ecosystem. From our offices in Chicago, London and Singapore, we provide 24-hour access to a wide array of cryptoassets while helping the crypto ecosystem evolve in a responsible, sustainable way.

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our Cumberland team in Chicago.  This role will be responsible for designing and supporting highly available systems in a technologically diverse stack used to research and trade cryptoassets globally.  Leveraging Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Python, Prometheus and Grafana, you will build repeatable and supportable infrastructure that meets the demanding needs of our business.


  • Participate in designing and supporting highly available systems
  • Continue to push efforts for building out infra on Kubernetes
  • Continue to enhance monitoring infra using Prometheus, Grafana, Alerta and Splunk
  • Enhance CI/CD processes leveraging declarative configuration tools
  • Help create easily repeatable patterns for local development to migrate to production
  • Manage large amounts of data on varying types of storage
  • Support and enhance highly available database architecture
  • Build and enhance tooling used by the DevOps team
  • Research and implement new technologies
  • Consistently challenge the norm and advocate for change

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities:

  • Prior experience supporting mission critical, high performance trading applications
  • Deploying and supporting applications in Kubernetes
  • Monitoring applications using Prometheus and Grafana
  • Developed CI/CD pipelines for Kubernetes deployments
  • Solid Python experience
  • Database support for highly available systems
  • Previous Linux platform support experience
  • Basic knowledge of TLS
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network communications experience, including multicast and websockets
  • Flexibility to take off-hours support calls as needs dictate
  • Experience using ansible to manage infrastructure
  • Ability to learn quickly; a passion for new technology
  • Self-motivated to continually expand skillset and improve supported systems
  • Demonstrated high level of ownership and accountability
  • Ability to handle pressure and time constraints with composure
  • Strong organizational skills, including planning, prioritization, and documentation

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