As the Lead Site Reliability Engineer at IOHK, you will be working with a group of technical engineers to support and maintain the IOG Blockchain pre-production and production environments on the blockchain. You will work with the tribes to understand their SRE requirements and hire or reorganize the team as you feel necessary. work chiefly with one of our diverse projects to plan, teach and implement fully reproducible GitOps-based operations across various pre-production and production environments on the blockchain.

Your mission

  • Responsible for the pre-production and production blockchain environments
  • Working on ‘build and deployment cycles’ across all development environments
  • Work with the team define and maintain documented standards for the managing the environments
  • Participating in the building of tools and processes to support the infrastructure.
  • Improving and maintaining tooling and scripts for automation purposes
  • Collaborating with agile teams to establish and maintain automated regression suite infrastructure and performance testing infrastructure
  • Building capabilities to allow development teams to be self-sufficient
  • Explore and implement latest best practices ranging from open telemetry to zero trust architectures, from 12-factor design to hybrid remote-local development environments


Your expertise

  • Command line fluency
  • Code discovery fluency with tools like `grep` or `ripgrep`
  • Fluency in git based workflows, commit discipline
  • Scripting and programming skills
  • Experience with continuous integration tools
  • Experience with AWS, Google Compute, or other cloud providers
  • Proficient English language and communication skills
  • A spleen for statically-typed or functional programming languages
  • An even bigger spleen for GitOps
  • Experience leading and/or managing people.
  • Proven years of experience in Build and Release engineering, Linux operational excellence and automation
  • We are particularly interested in people with experience of Nix, Open source work and Functional and/or Statically Typed Languages
  • You will be someone who works well on your own and with a team
  • You value cooperation and collaboration above all, and are not afraid to ask for clarification or help when needed
  • You are kind and respectful of others’ opinions and you are open and act with integrity when engaging in academic or technical discussions



IOG is a fully distributed organization, and therefore, this is a remote position. Due to team distribution, we are ideally searching for someone in Ireland or the UK.

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

UK & Ireland Employees

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension