Infra Engineer, Slingshot Programs

Protocol Labs


Slingshot & Discover Programs

These programs focus on:

  • Expediting the onboarding of useful datasets onto the Filecoin network to power all sorts of different use cases
  • Trail-blaze, generate learnings and byproducts that can be used by others in their path to onboard large swaths of data

You can learn more about the existing programs at:

  • A community competition for storage clients and developers that rewards the storage of real, valuable, and usable data on the Filecoin network
  • A renewal program to create a self-healing record of useful datasets
  • . The Slingshot Dataset Explorer to identify and locate datasets on the Filecoin network, onboarded through the Slingshot program
  • . An acceleration program to store humanityโ€™s important data on Filecoin

As an Infrastructure Engineer at Protocol Labs, you will…

  • Design, develop, and maintain infrastructure in a mix of cloud-based and traditional environments to power large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant services while ensuring the highest security standards.
  • Work alongside a cross-functional team including software design & development, product management, and ecosystem engineers. Provide technical leadership, support, and best-practices to stakeholders across the PL Network (inside/outside the org).
  • Support launch of new products & services by participating in system design, building and deploying software-defined infrastructure, capacity planning, and operational readiness.ย 
  • Incorporate monitoring, alerting, and observability to support services that allow us to maintain the highest standards of security, reliability and uptime, and assess health, evolution and make adjustments to program designs.
  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation, and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and developer velocity.

You may be a fit for this role if you have….

  • Have experience deploying production-grade infrastructure in an automated, reliable, and portable manner using Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment tools such as GitHub Actions, CircleCI, TravisCI, or similar.
  • Comfortable with managing cloud infrastructure, and configuration management tools such as Terraform, Ansible, or similar.
  • Experience with contemporary monitoring & metrics tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, InfluxDB, etc.
  • Experience with container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes, etc.
  • Place high value in documentation, and sharing of knowledge through effective written and verbal communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Bonus Points

  • Experience working remotely in a distributed team.
  • Experience with Open Source Software.
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as Golang and the Docker + Kubernetes ecosystems.
  • Experience with aggregated logging tools such as Filebeat, Logstash, Elasticsearch.
  • Experience iterating and driving infrastructure projects with initiative and autonomy.
  • Have architected microservices based applications