Lead Operations Engineer

Helio - sell more with crypto ⚡️

London


Our story

With the adoption of blockchains and rise of decentralised wealth, merchants & creators will increasingly turn to onchain payments to tap into fast growing audience of crypto savvy users that love spending with their crypto wallets
That’s where Helio comes in to play and we’ve made it easy for the first time for anyone to accept crypto payments
We power payments for +5,000 creators & merchants and 100s of thousands of unique active wallets
Set up in minutes & get paid instantly for E-commerce, NFT pre-sales, ticketing, subscriptions & digital products

A few things merchants & creators can achieve with Helio

  • Accept USDC, SOL, ETH, BTC & 100s of digital assets seamlessly as a method of payment and benefit from instant payouts & low fees

  • Integrate the Helio in your website with ease, or add our e-commerce plugin for or the Solana Pay plug-in for

  • Launch a Pay Link in a few clicks for , , , , and more

  • Use to receive payments and offramp digital currencies to fiat / your bank account

  • Integrate the for real-time USDC and other digital currency deposits in your app

  • Enable traditional for your customers, no wallet or crypto required, and always receive crypto

🧠 Who’s behind Helio?

We’re an experienced team of builders backed by leading VCs, Lightspeed Faction & Peak Capital
The founding team previously built, scaled and exited two B2B SaaS companies for a total of $600m
🚧 Make sure to connect your crypto wallet at to set up your first payment
We only interview people who have tried our product and have a strong desire to make it better! 🚧

You will:

You will help operate and maintain the foundation of the Helio software platform which all other systems will flow from and interact with
You will use all your previous experiences, skills and initiative to get things right from inception – which is to a naturally high standard of operational excellence, logic and engineering prowess in general
We want to help run and improve a platform that is led by engineering excellence paired with pragmatic approaches to solving problems and delivering financial grade quality throughout our products and services

Technical knowledge is critical but we are a startup treading in uncharted territory so attitude is even more important
We’re looking for people that like uncertainty and want to figure out how to do things that haven’t been done before
You’re a true team player and inherently positive
Where others see problems, you see solutions

You will have a passion for Web3 technologies including NFTs and all things blockchain

You may be a fit for this role if you have:

  • Leadership skills

  • +5 years of operational engineering experience in devops or SRE teams and be very familiar with full stack environments utilising Node, JS/TS and NoSQL

  • Blockchain support utilising BTC, EVM and Solana and debugging interactions across our systems

  • Natural ability to communicate and problem solve, whilst being diligent and pragmatic in equal measure

  • Experience working with large scale systems serving 100,000s of customers
    Fintech experience a plus

  • Experience utilising all the latest CI/CD, APIs, Security, Collaborative IDEs/systems on public cloud platforms

  • Experience using containers, deployment pipelines, focussed around GH actions and our automated tests

  • A passion for automation and defining everything via CaC to drive platform consistency

  • Great querying and database skills
    Predominantly NoSQL

  • Ability to troubleshoot and investigate complex issues across systems

  • Desire to build, maintain and improve anything you work on with a high level of ownership

  • Above all this, we are looking for engineers that want to do the best they can, learn, improve, grow, lead, help others and add value every single day for yourself, your teammates and for Helio

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Equity stake by joining the project at an early stage

  • Flexible work environment and autonomy over how you work

Please note:

We are only hiring in the UTC timezone +2Hrs maximum at this time
If you apply and are not located in Western Europe then we will not proceed with your application

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