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Lead DevOps Engineer, Protocol Engineering, UK



Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Figment is the world’s leading provider of blockchain infrastructure. We provide the most comprehensive staking solution for our over 200+ institutional clients including exchanges, wallets, foundations, custodians, and large token holders to earn rewards on their crypto assets. These clients rely on Figment’s institutional staking service including rewards optimization, rapid API development, rewards reporting, partner integrations, governance, and slashing protection. Figment is backed by industry experts, financial institutions and our global team across twenty three countries. This all leads to our mission to support the adoption, growth and long term success of the Web3 ecosystem.

We are a growth stage technology company – looking for people who are builders and doers. People who are comfortable plotting their course through ambiguity and uncertainty to drive impact and who are excited to work in new ways and empower a generative company culture.

About the Role

Are you an experienced and innovative DevOps Engineer or SRE seeking to lead and drive excellence in the blockchain technology space? Look no further! Figment, a pioneering blockchain technology company, is in search of a seasoned individual to spearhead our DevOps initiatives as a Lead DevOps Engineer.


  • Architect, deploy, and manage blockchain nodes at scale
  • Design and implement advanced solutions for optimal system performance and availability
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts and root cause analysis for complex issues across development, test, and production environments
  • Architect and maintain robust system automation frameworks and configuration management strategies
  • Champion high availability and scalability solutions for our systems, ensuring seamless operation under high loads
  • Participate in on-call activity and provide support for production systems
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement


  • 5+ years of experience in a DevOps Engineer or SRE role, with a proven track record of success in designing and managing scalable infrastructure
  • Advanced proficiency in system engineering and automation tools such as Ansible, Terraform, and Kubernetes
  • In-depth experience supporting Linux servers in large environments with over 500 servers, preferably in highly secure and highly available 24/7 environments
  • Deep troubleshooting expertise to quickly identify server, network, and application issues, and methodical approach to implementing, testing, and measuring changes to remediate issues.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex application flows which span multiple clusters of systems.
  • Knowledge of common OS and application level settings to optimize system performance.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and working effectively in remote or distributed team environments

At Figment, we are committed to fostering a dynamic and supportive work environment where our employees can excel and grow. We offer a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits and opportunities for professional development and advancement. If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of blockchain technology and are ready to lead the charge, apply now!

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Figment is a remote-first company operating with a global footprint across 12 countries. Are you interested in helping us build the future of digital assets?