Manager, IT Infrastructure

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Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

We are looking for a technical leader to join the team that provides infrastructure automation for the IT organization. The successful candidate will have previous experience and success in similar roles in rapidly growing environments. The right person is passionate about devops, security, and service oriented leadership. Willingness to “roll up their sleeves” while simultaneously planning for scale is critical to success with this role!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a distributed IT Engineering team
  • Work with Security, IT, and other stakeholders to develop roadmaps, staffing plans, supporting processes, technology architectures, and tooling strategies
  • Manage a team that maintains ci/cd tooling to ensure IT cloud services can be efficiently deployed and maintained in a highly secure and regulated environment 
  • Manage escalations as it relates to IT infrastructure

What we look for in you:

  • 3-4+ years management experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated success leading and scaling teams in a hyper growth environment
  • Experience automating CI/CD systems on AWS
  • Passionate about infrastructure as code
  • Collaborative partnership style and demonstrated capacity for indirect influence
  • Participate in IT incident management rotation
  • Leadership background in DevOps, Security or Engineering
  • Passionate about infrastructure as code and partnering closely with Security
  • Possess a growth mindset and passion for learning
  • Able to deliver clear and concise communication

Nice to haves:

  • Strong engineering experience with linux, docker, and configuration management tooling (Chef, Puppet, or similar)
  • Proficiency with scripting in any of the following or similar languages (PowerShell, Ruby, Perl, Python, Bash)
  • Experience shipping code in a highly regulated environment

ID: P29543

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