Horizon Blockchain Games

Senior Operations Engineer (DevOps)

1 year ago

Job Description

We're looking for someone with experience programming, maintaining, and running our DevOps and operations stack. Given our small team size, you will have the freedom to shape our infrastructure and help direct a fundamental component of our engineering effort.

You will work alongside senior engineers and open source contributors within a culture that prides itself on craftsmanship and clean design.


  • Program, maintain and run our DevOps and operations stack:

Google Cloud

Postgresql on the backend

Services in Go

Typescript on the frontend

-Work with operations engineering team to shape our infrastructure, bringing your knowledge and expertise to the table

-Set up and maintain CI/CO pipelines

-Build robust monitoring and alerting

-Tuning hosted SQL databases (Postgres)


  • 5+ years of experience in Ops/SRE role
  • 2+ years of experience with GCP (not just basic features)
  • Proficient with infrastructure as code (Terraform, Pulumi)
  • Practical experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience working in a high security environment, fintech an asset
  • Strong Linux background

Why Horizon?

ยท A chance to deliver massive impact at a small and quickly growing company

ยท Work on hard, big, meaningful problems that can shift markets

ยท Competitive salary and equity package

ยท Accelerate your career by joining at the early stages

ยท Be part of defining web3, the next generation of the Internet, and creating symbiotic economies where both users and creators share in the value generated by networks

ยท Work with an outstanding team made of wonderful people who have built and sold successful companies, launched amazing products, and have rich experience in infrastructure, architecture, blockchain, games, finance, investing, strategy, consulting, design, marketing, community, and more.

ยท Work-life balance unlike the โ€œcrunchโ€ culture you find at larger studios

ยท New PC, and generous allowance for work-from-home setup

ยท Extensive health benefits for Canadian employees

ยท Weโ€™re conscious about mental health and have modern vacation policies

ยท We invest in everyoneโ€™s personal development

ยท Learn more about our values and the traits we embody at https://careers.horizon.io/

We are committed to diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds, genders and faiths. While we're building incredible products, we also want to add to our wonderful team and company. The best way to do that is to attract talented folks from all areas and to have their experiences inform their work.

About Horizon Blockchain Games


At Horizon, weโ€™re building a New Dimension where Internet economies are fun, accessible, and for the benefit of all participants.

We have three amazing products to make this real: ย 

  • Sequence, the all-in-one developer platform + smart wallet that makes building web3 games and applications easy.
  • Skyweaver, a digital trading card gameโ€”powered by Sequenceโ€”where players can win, own, trade and sell their NFT/SFT game items.
  • Niftyswap, the decentralized marketplaceโ€”powered by Sequenceโ€”that makes trading semi-fungible tokens (SFTs) instant and secure. ย  Sequence is poised to drive web3 adoption on a massive scale by making blockchain easy, fun and powerful for users and developers. Skyweaver is a groundbreaking video game with an unprecedented player-owned economy, novel gameplay, and an already fervent community. And, Niftyswap is poised to become the premiere marketplace for trading SFTs, web3 game and metaverse items. ย  While the challenge is hard, we find it incredibly fun. And, we have the ingredients to make it happen: a well-capitalized company with some of the best investors in the world, including Coinbase, Initialized, BITKRAFT, DCG, and more; an amazing team of leaders in the web3 space; engineers who have built widely popular open source; a former top McKinsey strategy consultant; gaming industry veterans; and founders who have built and sold successful companies. You'll get to work with and learn from them all. Learn more atย https://horizon.io/
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