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Platform Engineer (Remote)

Lightning Labs

Lightning Labs

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Lightning Labs is seeking a pragmatic senior software engineer who embraces the DevOps mindset to improve our developer experience.


- Manage the underlying cloud and cluster technologies that compose our internal platform

- Manage stateful backend services such as databases and Bitcoin/LN nodes

- Utilize, operate, and extend observability tools (logging/monitoring/tracing)

- Improve robustness & security of our platform using enhancements like operators and overlay networks

- Advise/assist dev teams with integrations, such as Helm charts, cloud resources, and the k8s lifecycle


- Strong foundations in Linux, networking, security, cloud, and IaC

- Managing and troubleshooting Kubernetes clusters in production

- Operating and extending observability tools (logging/metrics/tracing)

- Experience in a systems programming language (Go, Python, Rust, etc)

- Preferred

- Advanced cloud technologies: GitOps, DevSecOps, service mesh

- Database administration: postgresql, etcd

- Knowledge of Bitcoin and Lightning Network

- Familiarity contributing to open source projects

Check out our Github repos at:

- https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd

- https://github.com/lightninglabs/lndinit

- https://github.com/lightninglabs/lndmon

- https://github.com/lightninglabs/aperture