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Head of DevOps (Ethereum Blockchain)

Job Title: Head of DevOps (Ethereum Blockchain)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Anywyhere - Remote Working
Salary: 55000 - 60000
REF: GM-4465-EBD
Contact Name: Gina Burton
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Job Title: 

Technology Lead, Head of DevOps

Position is remote but most work on GMT+9 hours 


Reporting Line:

This position reports to the GM


Job Overview:


This position is entrusted with the responsibility to provide technology product and operational leadership to establish and develop this new business into an operation with sustainable growth, security and scalability. The role will be primarily responsible for introducing processes, tools, software and methodologies to achieve Our client’s commercial objectives through technology and product development in the software development life cycle, from coding to deployment, management, maintenance and updates.  


As such, the incumbent has the following key mandates:

  1. Continue to develop and launch the technology platform and technology operations to develop the business into a sustainable, secure and scalable solution.  During the first two years, the target is to establish Our client’s presence by developing the product to be secure, reliable and user friendly with clientele in select Asian countries.
  2. Manage and develop the technology product, technology operational systems, and is responsible for managing day to day these teams and the related internal and 3rd party vendor resources.
  3. Execute on all tech-product related: internal operational policies and process standards, and policies and processes for coordination with all tech external partner institutions and people, to ensure all related tech operational and administrative responsibilities are effectively and efficiently executed.  With team members and external operational partners operating from different geographies, this is of utmost importance.


Primary Responsibilities:


  1. Develop and execute product commercial technology strategy and plan with input from the GM and CEO.  Continually evaluate and improve product commercial and operational tech functionality and processes to maximize usability and security (web security, end-point security, internal processes cyber security), including the UI/website, approver app, blockchain technologies, smart contracts and blockchain interfaces, and other customer facing assets and interfaces. This includes coordinating internal resources and external technology vendors to effectively perform responsibilities.
  2. Develop and execute operational technology processes and execution using the Agile development and management method.  Managing and coordinating with the GM and CEO to continually evaluate and improve operational technology functionality and processes to maximize operational efficiency, usability and security, including cloud server platforms, databases, disaster recovery and physical backup server, software subscriptions and services, and blockchain technologies. This includes coordinating internal resources and external technology vendors to effectively perform responsibilities.
  3. Develop and execute the technology strategy and plan for customer engagement, communications and service to retain and delight clients. This includes optimizing the digital assets’ UX / UI, front end design, and coordinating internal resources and external technology consultants, contractors and vendors to effectively perform responsibilities.
  4. Coordinate various departments to work seamlessly with other members of the organization as well as 3rd party contractors, vendors and partners.
  5. Communicate effectively with the GM, CEO, and other group employees and resources.


Required Competencies:

The incumbent is to possess the following competencies and profiles:


  • Expertise in DevOps and automation tools such as Git, Jenkins, Bamboo, Vagrant, etc.,
  • Seasoned IT competencies and expertise in IT systems administration and network administration; Certified Cisco Certified Network,
  • Associate/Professional, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator or equivalent, 
  • BSc or equivalent in Computer Science,
  • Expertise in server operating systems and programs including Linux Red Hat and Ubuntu,
  • Expertise in scripting languages including Java (React Native) and Python (Flask),
  • Expertise in database management and SQL,
  • Expert knowledge of blockchain and DLT technologies, including broad and deep knowledge of platforms, cryptocurrencies and token economics,
  • Expert knowledge of Ethereum Blockchain and Solidity, including ERC protocols, smart contracts and the latest updates on the Ethereum Blockchain,
  • Expert knowledge of mobile application environments and development,
  • Ability to effectively communicate technology and technical issues to non-technical management and stakeholders,
  • Analytical and critical thinking, with the ability to multitask with high efficiency under pressure.


Desired Competencies:

The incumbent is to possess the following competencies and profiles:


  • Expert knowledge of cyber security and industry best practices for secure technology operations and administration,
  • Expert knowledge of web and mobile app development,
  • Expert knowledge of UX/UI design,