Infrastructure Engineer (Job ID: 2598) Blacksburg VA

Published: April 27, 2018
Job Type
commensurate to experience
Start Date
May 2018
End Date
full - time


About EOS.IO

Published by, EOS.IO is a blockchain protocol that enables horizontal scaling of decentralized applications, allowing developers to efficiently create high performance distributed applications. The EOS.IO software provides accounts, authentication, databases, and the scheduling of applications across multiple CPU cores and/or clusters. This allows for horizontal scalability, replaces user fees with an ownership model, and powers simple deployment of decentralized applications. Check out the EOS.IO GitHub repository to read our source code and, for more information, visit the resources section of the EOS.IO website.

The Job

We are looking for a passionate Infrastructure Engineer to join our team. The Infrastructure Engineer will be responsible for building, maintaining and securing LLC public facing web application infrastructure including our web applications, decentralized apps (DAPPS) and the primary blockchain testnet for EOSIO. The successful candidate will work closely with the development team and the EOSIO community at large to help build one of the largest blockchain eco-systems in the world.


  • Design and maintain public facing web infrastructure to support LLC’s applications
  • Uptime of public facing assets
  • Maintain plans for disaster recovery and business continuity
  • Maintain security, architecture, and automation of vendor agnostic infrastructure
  • Establish on-call procedures for infrastructure asset support
  • Run monthly user access audits, security group & ACL audits, and endpoint access audits
  • Monitor LLC and EOSIO public asset footprint to minimize recon/profiling from threat actors
  • Maintain documentation of supported assets for dissemination to teams


  • Solid understanding of networking fundamentals and theory (IP scope calculating, public vs. private subnets, subnet routing, network ACLs, VLANs, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of cloud infrastructure fundamentals (public cloud vs. private cloud, tenancy, hotspotting, public endpoints, HA methods, multi-account segmentation, etc.)
  • Highly experienced with infrastructure security practices (port exposure, ICMP attack mitigation, CORS policy config, DDoS mitigation, etc.)
  • Highly experienced with administering, maintaining and hardening of multiple flavors of Linux (Amazon, RHEL-like distros, Ubuntu, etc.)
  • Intermediate experience with software VPN technologies in multiple configurations (client access, site-to-site tunneling, NIC tunnel mesh)
  • Understanding of blockchain theory and technologies

Technologies we currently use:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Digital Ocean, Linode, vCloud Air
  • Amazon Linux, RHEL-like distros (Fedora, CentOS, etc.), Ubuntu, RancherOS, CoreOS, Kali
  • Virtualization (VirtualBox, VMWare, ProxMax) and Containers (LXC native, Docker)
  • VPN (OpenVPN, IPSec using OpenSwan/StrongSwan, Wireguard)
  • Security (Nessus, OWASP, w3af, lynis community)
  • TechOps (Packer, Terraform, Consul, Vagrant, Kubernetes, Docker, Rancher, Mesos)
  • Alerting (Cloudwatch, Nagios, Consul health-checks)
  • Logging (Graylog2, Kibana, syslog)
  • Application (node.js, YARN, nginx)
  • Datastore (MongoDB, AWS RDS, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch)

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