DevOps Engineer (Blockchain)

About the job

Copper is transforming how institutional investors engage with digital assets, providing market-leading infrastructure in addition to custody, trading and prime brokerage solutions.

Our award-winning custody application leverages the genius of multi-party computation (MPC) encryption and can be configured to support cold, warm, and hot wallet solutions.

Asset managers are further protected by our pioneering ClearLoop network, which enables off-exchange trading and settlement at tier-1 digital asset exchanges. An offering enhanced by the availability of uncollateralised lending.

Copper's secure wallet architecture is available as a standalone application, a mobile app, and a browser extension for smart contract signing. With an easy to navigate interface, market making liquidity, and a team always ready to assist you, Copper will change the way you look at crypto.

At Copper our culture is based on innovation, enthusiasm and above all else collaboration.

The team

Our engineering team has remained at the forefront of blockchain technology, setting standards for the cryptocurrency infrastructure globally since the firmโ€™s inception in 2018. We're now looking to expand the team with exceptional individuals who will help us further accelerate the crypto ecosystemโ€™s coming of age.

Your contribution

  • Building a fault-tolerant, geographically distributed infrastructure: support of multiple data centres, providing replication, sharding, auto balancing and failover.
  • Participating in deployment of services with strict availability requirements on a large-scale environment and working together with other Engineers to ensure our systems meet current and future demand.
  • Develop and maintain code for automated infrastructure management (DevOps, Infrastructure as Code) with the use of Ansible and Terraform.
  • Working collaboratively with the Backend Engineering team to increase our resilience through insightful systems and application metrics.
  • Improving our CI/CD pipeline to provide new integration vectors.
  • Building and maintaining infrastructure for its own fleet of blockchain nodes (>25
  • layer 1 protocols now, and more to come)

Your experience, skills and knowledge

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working as a DevOps engineer with production infrastructure
  • Well-versed with modern web application principles and CI/CD processes.
  • Understanding of network security technologies, and network security analysis tools.
  • Experience in configuring access to nodes in a computer network.
  • Experience with virtualisation and containerisation systems.
  • AWS administration or with other cloud providers.
  • You are experienced in coding non-trivial scripts and automating tasks in order to
  • automate your tasks.
  • You have strong knowledge of standard development pipelines, including build and
  • other automation tools.
  • You can independently solve problems of any complexity

Our core tech, tools, and languages

  • Software development languages: Java, Scala, and Node JS
  • Architecture: Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Cloud: AWS, CI/CD pipelines, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Interservice communication: Rest, Rabbit MQ, HTTP
  • Storage: PostgreSQL, Mongo DB


  • Bi-annual bonus incentive
  • Employee Growth Share incentive
  • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holiday entitlement (increasing by one day per year
  • of service up to 30 days)
  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • Pension with matched contribution, up to 10% of salary
  • Home Working Energy Support Scheme
  • Monthly events such as game nights, quiz nights, cinema nights, cultural events
  • An annual Copper Summit (This year was Lisbon!)
  • Breakfast and refreshments in the office
  • Limited edition Copper swag

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