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Senior Infrastructure Engineer

  • Full Time
  • New York
  • Remote
  • Posted 1 month ago

Job description


  • Company Overview: OpenSea, the world’s first and largest NFT marketplace and a leading decentralized application on Ethereum, is actively seeking a seasoned Infrastructure Engineer to join its engineering team.


  • Company Culture: OpenSea fosters a culture of proactive problem-solving, visionary innovation, and effective communication. Valuing diversity and inclusivity, the company offers equal employment opportunities, empowering team members to work remotely while also facilitating regular in-person collaborations.


  • Work Opportunities: OpenSea supports flexible work options, including remote, hybrid, or onsite positions at their offices in New York City, San Francisco, or Silicon Valley. The company is committed to providing an environment where all employees can thrive and contribute to its groundbreaking platform.


  • Role Overview: The Infrastructure Engineer will play a critical role in both managing and evolving OpenSea’s core infrastructure, focusing on scalability, high availability, and cost efficiency across all services. This position involves a significant rebuild of infrastructure to support expanding user traffic and ensure stellar reliability and uptime.


  • Responsibilities:
    • Infrastructure Management and Evolution: Operate and evolve critical platform services, including compute (Kubernetes), data at rest (Postgres, ScyllaDB, Mongo), and data in transit (Kafka).
    • Self-Serve Engineering: Enable engineers to operate independently with self-serve platform services, minimizing dependencies.
    • System Hardening: Maintain uptime, implement self-healing capabilities, and ensure rigorous security practices.
    • Monitoring & Alerting: Develop and optimize monitoring and alerting systems to proactively address system issues.
    • Engineering Team Acceleration: Establish and model best practices for reliable service deployment in development and production environments.


  • Desired Experience:
    • Experience: Minimum 5 years in software engineering with a focus on infrastructure.
    • Expertise in Technologies: Proficient in Terraform, AWS, Kubernetes, and containerization. Experience with multi-tenant Kubernetes and service meshes preferred.
    • Programming Skills: Proficient in one or more of the following: Kotlin, Python, Go, Java, TypeScript.
    • System Monitoring: Experienced with tools like DataDog or Prometheus and tuning databases (RDBMS and NoSQL).
    • Streaming Data Services: Knowledge in services like Kafka, Flink, or Kinesis.
    • Blockchain Technology: Familiarity with blockchain technology is advantageous but not required; however, a strong curiosity about the field is necessary.


  • Compensation: This full-time position offers a competitive base salary ranging from $165,000 to $265,000, along with benefits and equity.


  • Application Note: OpenSea encourages candidates who are passionate about joining the team to apply, even if they do not meet all the listed criteria.


Job overview​

Data posted

1 month ago


New York



Employment Type

Full Time

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