Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) – Infrastructure and Networking

We’re Coinbase.

We’re the world’s most trusted way to join the crypto revolution, serving more than 89 million accounts in more than 100 countries.


Our mission is to , and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people.

We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web 3.

0 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto.

Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team.

First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves.

Second, we expect all employees to commit to our to our work.

Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture.

We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy.

    You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there.

  • You’re never tired of learning.

    You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.


  • You appreciate direct communication.

    You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener – because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other.

    You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.

  • You can pivot on the fly.

    Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too.

    What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you.

    You’re not looking for a boring job.

  • You have a “can do” attitude.

    Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines.

    Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.

  • You want to be part of a winning team.

    We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.

We are searching for a Devops engineer with strong networking experience to help the IT organization move to a more software defined networking model.

  You’ll partner closely with our networking and system engineering teams to bring more infrastructure as code principles to the support of our global networks, which include Wifi services, VPN technologies,  and AWS services.


What you’ll be doing (ie.

job duties):

  • Partner with the Coinbase Infrastructure team to support and extend existing ci/cd frameworks to support IT services, including enterprise network platforms 
  • Partner with security and compliance to build surveillance tooling into deployment pipelines
  • Design and implement automation to streamline overall operational IT support workflows 
  • Architect Kubernetes deployment design, implementation, and support
  • Build a technological roadmap based on product requirements
  • Participate in on-call to support the AWS service deployment pipeline
  • Promote DevSecOps mentality and establish best practices to ensure top-tier cloud security 
  • Mentor and coach team members
  • Set and maintain a standard of excellence for technical documentation across IT engineering 
  • Participate in an operational environment with strict SLAs and managed incident response and disaster recovery strategies
  • Facilitate incident response, conduct root cause analysis and blameless retrospectives
  • Define metrics and design/implement automation opportunities based on monitoring/observability

What we look for in you (ie.

job requirements):

  • At least 7 years experience supporting network infrastructure
  • At least 7 years experience automating cloud infrastructure
  • Proficient in at least one scripting languages (Bash, python, Ruby, Go, etc)
  • Strong experience with LAN and WAN concepts and configuration, including, switching, routing,  firewalls and advanced VPC concepts
  • Proficiency with version control using CI/CD (Git)
  • Strong experience supporting AWS services and CI/CD workflows using terraform or equivalent framework
  • Experience configuring and implementing modern open source tooling such as: Terraform, Ansible, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Strong experience with configuration management systems like Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or Salt
  • Strong experience with containers and containers orchestration like Docker and Kubernetes

Nice to haves:

  • Expertise with linux, bash, ruby, python and/or go
  • Expertise automating EC2 or containers deployment with terraform
  • Strong network security fundamentals
  • Experience with Software-Defined-Networking (SDN)
  • Experience managing and leveraging log aggregation  
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment
  • Experience in a fast-paced, high-growth company
  • Experience in a Remote-first IT environment

Notice for Colorado applicants as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20).

Target annual salary for this role performed in Colorado, is $188,275 + target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).

ID: P22251

Please note that for employees based in the US, Philippines, Canada or Singapore, if your role requires you to be present in a Coinbase office or if you choose to be physically present in a Coinbase office or sponsored location, you will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 (as defined by applicable law).

  If you receive an offer, you will receive additional information about the grounds and process for an exemption.

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

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