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Sr. Software Engineer - Infrastructure, Linux, blockchain

Sr. Software Engineer (Infra)
A little bit about us…
Our company is a well-financed, financial technology start-up located in Seattle. Currently we are 20+ employees. We are looking for a Senior level Software Engineer for Infrastructure to help us deliver our game changing product/platform. At Transparent Systems we are transforming global financial settlements with an open universal platform that enables secure, frictionless payments through distributed cryptographic systems. Our product offering supports applications from B2B payments and cash management for financial institutions to cross border transactions and remittances.
What you’ll be doing:
* Working with the development team and ensure sound systems and infrastructure are in place for our production environment in V1. You’ll be collaborating with the team to develop a game changing product
* Designing and building tools to automate our systems and log and monitor a production test environment.
* Infrastructure provisioning and management.
* Working with the co-founder/CTO and engineering team to make sure the ‘guts’ of our development environment is reliable and ‘automated’ for our platform. The Sr. Software Engineer for Infrastructure is responsible for ensuring we have a solid infrastructure that helps our engineering team ship a quality product on time.
What you bring to us:
* 5+ Years of experience developing software systems in a production environment
* Experience automating cloud deployments (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, etc.).
* Significant experience building and deploying software on Linux.
* Strong scripting experience or experience with any modern programming language.
* Experience building products from ground up/V1.
* Experience thriving in small teams.
* A great ability to do what’s needed now and plan for future versions.
* Platform, cloud, and networking experience as a developer.
* A Bachelor’s in Computer Science or EE or equivalent.
* Your smarts!
You’re a terrific fit if:
* You want to work in an environment with blockchain and you are happy being the 1st Infra Engineer in the company.
* You have familiarity with any of the tools we use (Terraform, Packer, Docker, Gitlab, Rust, Typescript)
* You have strong familiarity with a modern deployment automation tool such as Terraform, Ansible, etc.
* You have experience working with distributed systems at scale (1000+ transaction per second).
* You have start-up experience and you really want to work on V1.
* You have tenacity to do it right the first time and you have the propensity to act!
* You view software development and shipping product as your craft and not just a job.
* You’re versatile – you can effectively work across the technology stack.
* You learn at hyper speed!

What we offer:
* Competitive start-up salary.
* Full benefits package.
* Equity.
* Fun place to work with smart people!
* Collaborative environment and a small team, currently we’re less than 10.
* You can bring your dog to work if you like.
* We’re just getting started!
The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To agencies: We are currently not working with agencies, thanks.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • RustLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • a modern tech environment, blockchainLanguages
    • DockerLanguages
    • PythonLanguages


Lots of great restaurants, coffee shops, chocolatiers, pubs and more. Easy access to the office - train and bus stops nearby. In the Columbia Center.

What are Transparent Systems Perks + Benefits

Transparent Systems Benefits Overview

Excellent for any company, especially a start-up! Week of Christmas through New Year's off.

Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
We host lunch and learns at least once a month - variety of topics presented by our employees.
Cross functional training encouraged
Online course subscriptions available
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