AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer …

in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Details: A leading cryptocurrency financial platform built by a group of Wall Street quant trading veterans is seeking an experienced AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer to join our New York office. The role will be responsible for the provision, configuration, and maintenance of the firm’s AWS infrastructure.

About AscendEX:

AscendEX (formerly BitMax) is a global cryptocurrency exchange with a comprehensive product suite including spot, margin, and futures trading, wallet services, and staking support for over 150 blockchain projects such as bitcoin, ether, and ripple. Launched in 2018, AscendEX services over 1 million retail and institutional clients globally with a highly liquid trading platform and secure custody solutions.

AscendEX has emerged as a leading platform by ROI on its “initial exchange offerings” by supporting some of the industry’s most innovative projects from the DeFi ecosystem, such as Thorchain, xDai Stake, and Serum. AscendEX users receive exclusive access to token airdrops and the ability to purchase tokens at the earliest possible stage.
To learn more about how AscendEX is leveraging best practices from both Wall Street and the cryptocurrency ecosystem to bring the best altcoins to its users, please visit

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop fully automated pipelines for applications, which build, deploy, and test across multiple environments 
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning, development, and delivery in AWS • Support and troubleshoot cloud development and environment issues, setup monitors to ensuring the safe and stable operation of the system
  • Write system operation and maintenance manuals, deployment documents and performance parameter descriptions


  • 3+ years of experience as a DevOps engineer
  • Must have hands-on experience with AWS and continuous deployment
  • Experience with distributed systems, load balancing, system monitoring and other operation and maintenance experience
  • Experience with data infrastructures such as RDS/Aurora, S3, etc.
  • Familiar with Linux operating system, server system maintenance, optimization, and ability to independently design and set up network and system architecture
  • Proficient in shell scripting, Python and SQL

Preferred skills but not required:

  • AWS Redshift, Athena, Glue
  • Apache Kafka
  • Apache Parquet
  • Redis
  • Airflow
  • Grafana / Prometheus
  • ELK Stack
  • Docker / Container Orchestration Tools (K8s, Hashicorp Nomad, etc.)
  • Hashicorp terrafor
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