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DevOps Lead

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  • Anywhere

Argus Labs is building the next generation of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games by empowering players with the extensive freedom to build, extend, and influence the game worlds they inhabit. Our approach is centered around World Engine, our state-of-the-art onchain game server framework.

World Engine leverages a novel sharded rollup blockchain architecture, which allows games to use smart contracts for user-generated content (UGC) while scaling to tens of thousands of concurrent users without compromising performance. To date, World Engine is the most performant blockchain designed from the ground up for games and has been used in production for games like Dark Frontier, processing 700K+ player transactions within a week.

Backed by the best

We raised $10 million in seed funding led by Haun Ventures ($1.5B crypto fund led by former a16z GP, Katie Haun) with participation from influential angel investors in tech and gaming such as Elad Gil and Balaji Srinivasan (ex-Coinbase CTO).

Learn about who we are and our technology
  • Responsibilities

    • Work closely with stakeholders company-wide to provide services that enhance the user experience for the development team, as well as our end-users.

    • Design and build operational infrastructure to support games, automating where possible.

    • Spearhead company-wide security culture and architecture to keep our platform secure.

    • Own delivery, scalability, and reliability of our backend infrastructure.

    • Advise and collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to ensure we are building safe, secure, and reliable products.

  • Qualifications

    • 4+ years of DevOps experience.

    • Ability to design and implement highly available and reliable systems.

    • Proven experience with Linux, Docker, and cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, and Azure.

    • Extensive experience setting up and maintaining database infrastructure, including Postgres, Terraform, NoSQL, MongoDB, and DocumentDB.

    • Experience with DevOps tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Kubernetes, Redis, Jenkins. etc.

    • Knowledge of CI/CD.

    • Excellent communication and time management skills.

  • Nice to have

    • Experience with game development and game server hosting.

    • Proficiency in Go, C++, JavaScript, or Python.

    • Deep understanding of the Ethereum blockchain.

Perks & benefits

For full-time employees

  • A note for the game industry veterans: no crunch πŸ™‚

  • Flexible PTO (2 weeks required) + holidays

  • 100% employer-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance (US)

  • 401k (US)

  • Up to $1500 desk set-up stipend

  • Company retreats

We’re an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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