Algorand builds technology that accelerates the convergence between decentralized and traditional finance. At Algorand, we have a vision where everyone creates and exchanges value efficiently, transparently and securely. Our Employees play a critical role in executing on this vision with their ability to think beyond, have courage in all they do, succeed together, and tackle hard problems creatively.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated Principal DevOps Engineer to drive advancements across our layer 1 ecosystem in how we design, build, exercise, and release these software products. The Algorand Inc engineering team drives the development of the software behind the blockchain itself, indexing/API capabilities, and a variety of SDKs that ease integrations and enable development. Our open-source (https://github.com/algorand) software spans a number of languages, with the core protocol being written in Go (https://golang.org/).

This is an opportunity for someone who enjoys working cross-functionally and embraces technical achievement through leadership by example. You will be working on a fast-paced, rapidly growing, high-profile project with a significant opportunity for industry-level impact on emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies. Our state-of-the-art headquarters is located in Boston, Mass. and has been updated with all of the latest safety features. While we love to work with New England talent and/or relocate people to the area; we are equally happy to consider candidates across the United States for remote opportunities.

This Job is For You if You’re:

  • Excited by the opportunity to innovate and solve challenging problems
  • Passionate about blockchain technology and/or cryptocurrency
  • Obsessed with building products that millions of users will touch
  • Interested in remote and in-office flexibility
A Principal DevOps Engineer at Algorand:
  • Takes accountability in driving an innovation through the full technical lifecycle from conception through rollout / successful outcome
  • Guides their team through solving hard technical problems across deployment environments and the development lifecycle; then translates these ideas into technical designs and implementation
  • Works cross-functionally to develop strategies to characterize and optimize the overall system performance
  • Supports the development team with a reliable, responsive CI/CD process to deliver predictable builds of measurable quality
  • Researches, proposes, and helps enforce best practices for organization-wide access to AWS resources
  • Contributes to engineering efforts from design to implementation, solving complex technical challenges around developer and engineering productivity and velocity
  • Ensure our software employs best practices for availability and implementation
  • Is a key part of an inclusive environment that fosters collaboration and creativity both internally and externally
  • Promotes DevOps principles both within and outside the team
Your Qualifications & Our Requirements:
  • Min. 8 years of experience in software development and/or infrastructure, with at least 2 years of experience in DevOps
  • Excellent written communication skills, particularly focused on technical design, strategy, and project planning
  • Experience designing and building long term solutions leveraging AWS technologies (or equivalent cloud platforms) such as IAM, S3, EC2, EKS, RDS and more
  • Expertise delivering solutions for building / packaging software applications, CI/CD pipelines, and deploying infrastructure as code
  • Experience working cross-functionally to facilitate technical projects and be a liaison
  • Track record of investing in ‘leveling up’ skills/abilities of colleagues
  • Love exploring new ideas and keeping current on new methodologies
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related technical field; equivalent experience will also be considered
  • Experience contributing to major open source software projects will be considered favorably
Our Commitment to You: 
Algorand is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation during the interview process, please advise your recruiter.  Our compensation package is generous, including a competitive cash compensation and an equity position in the organization. Our benefits programs are top tier, with 99.99% of benefits premiums for our Employees and their families paid for by the Company.