Feb 22, 2024

Cloud Architect

  • Nexo
  • Bulgaria
Full time Software Engineering

Job Description

Stand out and lead the way. ​​Define an industry. Forge the path to truly blockchain-based, deflationary, and limitless finance. 

Nexo is the world’s leading digital assets institution. The company’s mission is to maximize the value and utility of digital assets by offering a comprehensive suite of products that include advanced trading solutions for retail and institutional clients, aggregation of liquidity from leading venues, and tax-efficient asset-backed credit lines. In 2022, the enterprise launched its investment arm Nexo Ventures, which now boasts over 60 portfolio companies. Nexo has processed $130+ billion for 6,000,000+ satisfied users across more than 200 jurisdictions.

You Are the Visionary:

  • Develop and maintain a cloud strategy aligned with the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Work in tandem with our engineering and DevOps teams to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company.
  • Collaborate with еngineering leadership, product and finance teams to implement FinOps principles to optimize cloud costs, allocate and apportion costs accurately, and provide clear and actionable insights into cloud spending.
  • Collaborate with the InfoSec and compliance teams to ensure critical system security using best in class cloud security and compliant solutions.
  • Design scalable, secure, and cost-effective cloud architectures.
  • Ensure high availability, disaster recovery, and data redundancy.
  • Monitor security threats and vulnerabilities and respond to incidents.
  • Monitor cloud infrastructure performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Monitor cloud expenses and optimize costs through resource rightsizing and usage analysis.
  • Provide guidance, thought leadership, and mentorship to engineering teams to master their cloud competencies.
  • Maintain clear and up-to-date documentation for cloud environments.
  • Demonstrate exceptional problem-solving skills, with an ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity.
  • Take part in management, including hiring, onboarding and training
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • 5+ years of experience in architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud solutions on public cloud platforms.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience with AWS
  • Strong experience with: 
    • AWS Well-Architected Framework
    • Linux distributions: Ubuntu, Debian, and RHEL
    • Networking - AWS (VPC, peering, routing, transit gateway, nat gateway)
    • Message Brokers (Kafka - MSK/Strimzi Kafka, Kafka Connect, Mirror Maker 2)
    • Kubernetes and Helm
    • IaC - Terraform
    • Building logging and monitoring systems (Datadog, ELK, Prometheus, Grafana, Loki)
    • Any CI/CD tools, we use Jenkins and FluxCD
    • Multi-Region and Multi-Cluster Kubernetes/Kafka setup
    • Scripting with Groovy, Bash, and Python
    • Build tools such as Maven/ Gradle
    • Docker and Docker Compose
    • Docker Registry - Sonatype Nexus/JFrog Artifactory
    • PostgreSQL, InfluxDB, MongoDB and Redis
    • Service Mesh (Linkerd or similar)
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to delegated tasks and responsibilities.
  • Curiosity and a strong desire to learn, grow, and be up-to-date with trends and best practices.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced environment, and meet appointed deadlines; ability to work independently within one strong team.
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills.
  • Self-starter, comfortable in a fast-paced startup environment.

Desired (but not essential):

  • AWS Associate/Professional certification
  • A good understanding of the blockchain technology and the digital assets space.
  • Passion for innovation and disruption in the blockchain ecosystem.

Perks We Offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Learning Hub
  • Hybrid way of work and work from home 
  • Inspiring atmosphere and innovative projects
  • Future career development in a global company leading the innovative blockchain space
  • Tailor-made personal benefits package — you want it, you get it
  • Wellness program including additional health insurance, Multisport card, sports activities, standing desks & protective glasses, and many more
  • Free assorted healthy snacks and fresh fruits in the office
  • Free parking with a designated space, free electric bikes & public transport
  • Epic regular team buildings and parties

And so many more…