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DevOps Engineer - FinTech / Blockchain

VatnFörn is revolutionizing finance, creating the first provably fair platform for the exchange of assets. We are looking for a hands-on engineer to take responsibility for DevOps, helping us scale, maintain, and improve the critical infrastructure upon which our platform will rely. This is an opportunity to put your name on something with the potential to transform an industry. We are building a tightly-knit core team with the intention of shipping innovative products for years to come and having a great time doing it.

This is a fully remote position, but we are looking for candidates in Europe, the United States, or Canada.


  • Prototyping and developing cloud-native architecture solutions in AWS.

  • Utilizing AWS Cloud services such as EC2, S3, IAM, Route53, RDS, VPC, LAMBDA, SQS, SNS, EKS, Load Balancers, CloudWatch, API Gateway, Kinesis, etc.

  • Automating software builds and deployment-to-development and production systems via CI/CD.

  • Providing infrastructure-as-code utilizing Terraform and AWS Cloud Formation.

  • Help improve systems to be highly available (multi-AZ AND multi-region), scalable, and self-healing.

  • Setup and hosting of full nodes (various jurisdictions, concurrent, ~100% uptime).

  • Hosting of backend applications (various jurisdictions, concurrent, ~100% uptime).

  • Maintaining the infrastructure supporting the customer-facing web application

  • Overseeing configuration management and moderating using various automation tools.

  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems.

  • Design, manage, and maintain additional tools to automate operational processes.

  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Technology, or a related field. Candidates without a degree, but with additional relevant experience, will be considered.

  • 2+ years experience in DevOps.

  • Experience working with AWS Stack.

  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure preferred.

  • Experience building highly automated infrastructures.

  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure automation using Python.

  • Bash, Javascript/Typescript experience preferred.

  • Hands-on knowledge of Docker and containerization technology.

  • Experience developing networking solutions and storage concepts.

  • Familiarity with Github and CI/CD.

  • Previous experience in blockchain preferred.

  • Previous experience in fintech preferred.

We understand the magnitude of the problems we are trying to solve, and we know we need the best minds to solve them. If you are one of those minds and have the above qualifications, join us! We promise you an extremely rewarding experience.